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  • What's the difference between MOT and service?

    Time to book in for the annual MOT test? Perhaps your service is due at the same time - financial nightmare, right? However, it's important to book both of these tests in together, if they are due. A common misconception is that an MOT and service check the vehicle for the same things - however, this is not the case. An MOT and service are both very different checks that follow completely separate . . .

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    Posted on: 20/02/2020

  • How long does an MOT and service take?

    MOT testing and vehicle servicing consists of various checks and tests to ensure your vehicle is safe on the roads. By law, every vehicle in the UK that's over 3 years old is required to have an annual MOT test, and servicing is recommended either every six months or yearly, depending on mileage. But, how long does an MOT and service take? How long is an MOT An MOT typically lasts between 45 min . . .

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    Posted on: 21/01/2020

  • What is car suspension?

    The suspension of a vehicle allows the driver, and passengers alike, to enjoy a stable and comfortable ride. Car suspension does this by absorbing the various bumps and dips that vehicles encounter on day-to-day road surfaces. This then allows the driver to accelerate, brake and travel through corners safely. How does car suspension work? As a major component of your vehicle, car suspension ope . . .

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    Posted on: 19/12/2019

  • When to put on winter tyres?

    Knowing when to change to your winter tyres is important to keeping safe on the roads during the colder months, especially in colder countries in Europe. Generally in the UK, our weather conditions are not extreme enough to have to change from summer to winter tyres. However, if the temperatures do drop, switching your tyres over may be wise as it will improve your on-road performance considerably . . .

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    Posted on: 28/11/2019

  • Tyre of the Month: Advan Sport V105

    While the warm weather still creeps into September, our Tyre of the Month is able to withstand warmer weather whilst tackling wet surfaces with precision and control. Meet the Advan Sport V105 from Yokohama. Tyres designed for premium vehicles Excellent capability in wet weather Built with excellent wet weather capabilities, this tyre has been designed with a specially constructed tread pattern . . .

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    Posted on: 10/09/2019

  • Tyre of the Month: ContiSportContact 5 P

    Find our super sports tyre with superior handling the worthy Tyre of the Month for August - Continental's ContiSportContact 5 P. Find out more about this trusted summer tyre now. The perfect summer tyre for maximum fun All weather summer tyre As a summer tyre, it's important to be able to perform just as well on dry roads when the sun is shining as it is on wet surfaces in summer storms. That's . . .

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    Posted on: 08/08/2019