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Winter Tyres VS The UK's Climate

Recent news suggests that this year's winter weather will be the worst in living memory. But what does this mean for you? Well, the average Joe doesn't swap their summer tyres to winters during well... the winter. Braking on icy roads with summer...

 

When the World's Fastest Tyres Aren't Enough

The Need for Speed

Do you own a Bugatti Chiron, Hennesey Venom or a Koenigsegg Agera RS? And are you looking at maxing out the top speed? Well, unfortunately for you, you're stuck with good ol' Michelin Pilot Sport 4S's which (supposedly) can...

 

Making Sense of Tyre Sensors

So a strange looking light has appeared on your dash, or your car is giving you a 'LOW PRESSURE' alert. What does it all mean and how does it work?

Well, a few years ago it was made mandatory for all passenger vehicles sold in the EU to...

 

Hometyre Mobile Tyre Services in Bristol

Hometyre Bristol, now online and fitting tyres in your area!

Just released into the wild, our new Hometyre technician in Bristol, Sergio, is now ready to come to your place of work, home address or wherever you may be to change your tyres!...

 

Air-less Tyres, the Future?

Are air-less tyres the future...

 

Auto Motor Sport Tyre Tests

Nokian, the Volvo equivalent of the tyre world, known for their reliability, quality and performance in the wet. But unlike Volvo, Nokian are known for inventing the winter tyre!

In this year's Auto Motor Sport tyre test, the Nokian...

 

The Rise of the All Season Tyres!

The UK's climate can be varied and obtuse. One moment, glaring sun with 20-degree heat and the next day it could be -1 degrees with a chance of snow. If you're in Shropshire, this happened a couple of months back.

As our climate changes...

 

Goodyear Launch Ultimate Tyre Challenger

Goodyear's all new Eagle F1™ SuperSport R & RS goes head to head with the highly acclaimed Michelin Pilot SuperSport

With the rise in popularity of ultra-high performance vehicles and the ever-increasing requirements for more grip...

 

Release of the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5

Goodyear have officially launched the Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5, their next generation UHP (ultra high performance) road tyre, a follow up from the previous Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3.

The Asym 3 provided...

 

What is the difference between Wheel Alignment and Wheel Balancing?

What is Wheel Alignment?

Wheel alignment, also known as tracking, is a part of general upkeep of a vehicle, in simple terms it is an adjustment of the angles of the wheels back to the original manufacturer's specifications. Static sites carry...

 

Can I put Car Tyres on my Caravan?

A question we get frequently asked… "Can I put car tyres on my Caravan?"

The answer is, maybe!

Caravans are typically supplied new with commercial tyres, although these may be the same size as car tyres they have...

 

Silent or Noise Cancelling systems (NCS)

Manufacturers such as Pirelli and Continental tyre have and continue to develop tyres to be more environmentally noise friendly, giving off less external noise. These can typically be found in larger vehicles such as Range Rovers.

Since...

 

Tyres - The Perfect Gift for Valentines Day!

Are you struggling to think of the perfect gift for that special someone?

Have you tried thinking outside the box?

Or outside the circle...

Stay safe this Valentines day and...

 

Tyres for Hybrid and Electric Cars

The market for electric vehicles is only going to get bigger, tyre manufacturers are definitely catching on to this! Several big brand names have started to promote tyres with Electric Drive technology.

The immediate torque of electric...

 

10 Years of Mobile Tyres Fitting for Three of our Technicians!

2019 is a Notable  Year for Three of our Mobile Tyre Franchise Owners!

Hometyre West Sussex  A very familiar and trusted face right across the West Sussex area - from...

 

What is the legal tread depth limit on tyres?

At this time of year, the roads can be icy! This results in longer braking distances and reduced grip.

One thing that definitely won't help you in these conditions is bald tyres! See below!

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Tyres for your Beloved Classic Car

Our technicians are not just trained to replace your average tyre, here at Hometyre we've worked on our fair share of Vintage Cars too.

With the summer months ahead many Classic Car owners will be looking forward to taking their...

 

Is My Car on Run-Flat Tyres?

Earlier this week we had a phone call from a customer in Milton Keynes who was looking to get a new tyre fitted to their vehicle. They gave us the tyre size 225/45R17 and specified that they were looking for a run-flat tyre. Our team member...

 

Time to Check Your Caravan Tyres!

It's officially 2019 and now the excitement of the festive period is out of the way many of you will be looking forward to planning your summer holiday!

To a large number of people across the UK that means dusting off the winter...

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Happy 2019!

Here at Hometyre we would like to thank every single one of our customers for their business in 2018.

We've had a...

 


 


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