Posts Tagged ‘ tyres ’

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Bridgestone cautions on tyre speed ratings

Tyres with the wrong speed rating can affect the safety of the vehicle to which they are fitted. This is the word from Bridgestone which said that using a tyre ...
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August 3rd, 2015

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1980s Firestone prize keeps giving

In what may be a record for the duration of a prize, one of the winners of a 1987 Firestone competition received his latest set of new tyres last week. ...
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February 16th, 2015

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Continental named SA’s top tyre brand at People’s Wheels Awards

Continental has been named South Africa’s top replacement tyre choice in the 2015 Standard Bank People’s Wheels Awards for the third year in a row. The initiative is run by ...
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November 18th, 2014

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Leading tyre specialist celebrates 75 years of growth and success

Royal Vulcanizing – one of KZN’s leading tyre specialists and South’s Africa’s oldest tyre company – is celebrating its 75th anniversary. This family-run business has grown from small, modest beginnings ...
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November 4th, 2014

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A transformation in premium tyre fitment reaches South Africa

South Africans are about to experience a revolution in tyre fitment with the official launch of the global BestDrive brand locally. Driven by the need to provide superior, top-notch service ...
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November 3rd, 2014

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Are your tyres worth their weight in rubber?

While it is tempting to opt for cheaper tyres, these four, very small rubber contact areas are the only parts of your vehicle that connects you to the road. “Rather ...
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August 15th, 2014


MIWA Questions Real Age Of Tyres

Chairman of the Motor Industry Workshop Association (MIWA), Les McMaster, says old tyres can be just as hazardous as those with worn treads. For some people, old tyres might never ...
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August 7th, 2013


Try Before You Buy At TWT

Tiger Wheel & Tyre has launched its 3D Wheels-on Car Visualiser. The visualiser is an online platform that lets you “try out” TSW wheels on your vehicle, all from the ...
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July 31st, 2013

Buying New Wheels

Motorists often have to choose between steel and alloy wheels, either when buying a new car, or when the urge to change the wheels becomes too strong to resist. By ...
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May 29th, 2013

Is tyre Rotation Necessary?

Most tyre companies advise that car tyres should be rotated from time to time, but I’ve come across one manufacturer and a chain of tyre dealers that disagree.  By Jake ...
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May 23rd, 2013