10 May 2021

How to check your tyres are safe

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Most Australians don’t know when to replace their car tyres or why tyre tread depth is so important. Here’s everything you need to know.

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18 Feb 2021

What to do when a tyre blows out

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Those four wheels on the road are the crucial connection that keeps you safe when moving. Of course, despite being […]

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20 Aug 2020

Bridgestone’s improved semi-slick RE-71RS remains street legal

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Bridgestone has improved the formula for its street-to-track semi-slick tyres. Bridgestone has announced its new RE-71RS tyre will replace the […]

Alex Rae 0
31 Mar 2020

Do you need a full-sized spare for country travelling?

4 years ago 18 68

Has modern tyre technology made spare tyres redundant, or is it still important to carry a full-sized spare for country driving?

Robert Pepper 18
old car tyres
29 Dec 2019

Are part-worn, used, or second-hand tyres safe?

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Part-worn, used or second-hand tyres are less of an issue in Australia than in Europe but plenty of places here still advertise them. So, are part-worn tyres safe?

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Check your fluids
27 Dec 2019

How to perform a quick car safety check

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Keeping your car in good running order might sound like a daunting prospect but it isn’t. Here’s how to perform a quick car safety check…start the clock.

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Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centre hoppers crossing
16 Dec 2019

Ford’s Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centre opens

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The new Quick Lane Tyre & Auto Centre says it will service and replace tyres on most cars withinin 90 minutes or less, while you wait.

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tyre rotation explained
11 Dec 2018

Tyre Rotation Explained for 4x4s

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Tyres are a known consumable and given they’re your vehicle’s only contact with the road it pays to keep them in top nick. That means regular inspections and pressure checks as well as rotating them – here’s what you need to know.

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Push the loaded insertion needle into the hole in the tyre
06 Feb 2018

How To: Basic 4×4 Repairs – Tyre Plugs

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The quickest and easiest way to sort out a flat tyre in the bush is to plug it. Here’s how to use tyre plugs.

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09 Dec 2017

Choosing off-road tyres – Why your choice of rubber needs to be rethought

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When it comes to choosing tyres for your off-roader, do you really need one set for the road and one for the bush?

Robert Pepper 2
20 Oct 2017

Reader help: should I go up a profile on my Ford Everest tyres?

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Another tyre and wheel question, this time for a Ford Everest Trend. TYRES AND WHEELS are the most common and […]

Robert Pepper 8
05 Oct 2017

Reader help – How do I choose Suzuki Grand Vitara wheels?

7 years ago 1 0

Wheels and tyres for 4x4s are the number one ‘how do I change’ question… QUESTION: I need some advice about […]

Robert Pepper 1
Enter our General Tire giveaway for your chance to win a set of General Tire Grabber AT3 or X3 tyres for your 4x4 or SUV.
11 Aug 2017

Win a set of General Tire Grabber AT3 or X3 tyres for your 4×4 or SUV

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Enter our General Tire giveaway for your chance to win a set of General Tire Grabber AT3 or X3 tyres for your 4×4 or SUV.

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09 Jun 2017

Product Test – Cooper ST-Maxx All-Terrain tyres

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Cooper ST-Maxx all-terrain tyres What they are Light-truck tyres with a pattern on the aggressive side of all-terrain, in a […]

Robert Pepper 0
Powering up a hill and kicking up plenty of sand in the Mitsubishi Pajero. Photo by Robery Pepper / Practical Motoring.
06 Jun 2017

Reader help: what are the pros and cons of larger diameter tyres for my Mitsubishi Pajero Sport?

7 years ago 3 3

Can a Pajero Sport run larger diameter tyres, and if so, why would you? QUESTION: First of all, what a […]

Robert Pepper 3
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