Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems

Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems

Monitoring systems for tyre pressure. The release of vehicles in the Australian market fitted with Ultra-Low Profile (ULP) and Run-Flat Technology (RFT) tyres as standard has been increasing dramatically over the past 10 years. It is a particular characteristic of...
Why does my car a Wheel Alignment?

Why does my car a Wheel Alignment?

When you’re driving along in your car, all of the wheels are heading in the same direction as the car, aren’t they? Well, no they are not! General Tyre Safety Standard The alignment of the wheels on the average car is specified such that (most of the time) the wheels...
Why does my car a Wheel Alignment?

All my tyres will wear at the same rate, won’t they?

The load on each of the tyres on your car is different depending on the tyre’s position. What this means is that, depending on the mounting position of the tyre, the wear-rate of that tyre will be different to the tyres fitted on other positions of your vehicle. The...
Why has my tyre suddenly disintegrated?

Why has my tyre suddenly disintegrated?

Everyone knows and understands that tyres need air in them. What people don’t always understand is that for tyres to operate correctly and also give the best wear-life, they need to be inflated to the correct air-pressure. Obviously, the tyres on a vehicle carry the...
Why do I have Irregular Wear on my Car Tyres?

Why do I have Irregular Wear on my Car Tyres?

One of the most common queries on tyres that we receive is: “Why have the tyres on my car worn so poorly? There’s plenty of tread on one side and the other side is bald!!” (or a variation on that theme). There are three factors that will cause a tyre to wear poorly:...