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Professional Car Servicing: An Annual Service for your Vehicle

Car servicing and MOTs can seem similar in some ways and this can make car owners question whether both are necessary. An MOT is the legal part of car ownership that you need to take care of if you do have a vehicle in your name; this will need to be performed every year once the car is over a certain age. When the car passes its MOT this means that it is deemed to be in good condition, and it is legal and roadworthy. A service, on the other hand, is not a legal requirement of car ownership. A car should also be serviced regularly though the check its condition and to ensure that oil has been changed, tyre pressure and steering have been checked, and the car is... Read More »

Tom / November 26, 2020 / Cars

New Tyres or New Wheels?

Cars experience wear and tear over time, and there will be general rules about when you should change your tyres depending on the age of the vehicle and the number of miles you have driven. It’s important you adhere to these instructions to make sure you car and the tyres are safe. Sometimes, you may quite obviously need new tyres if you experience a puncture or a slow puncture. If your tyres are gradually losing pressure, monitor them and check they are safe, and replace the tyres if needs be. If your car experiences some further damage to the wheels, these may need to be replaced too. This might be the case if you have been involved in a car accident, or if you have driven into a kerb and... Read More »

Tom / September 20, 2020 / Cars

What are Some of the Different Types of Bearings?

Bearings are components that, in the most simple terms, allow machinery and parts to move more easily. They can move at very fast speeds and take heavy loads, helping to facilitate easy and quick movement. Bearing suppliers can offer you a whole host of different bearing types so that you can find the right ones for your purpose – if the supplier is well known and established in their industry, you can also make sure that you are going to get a quality product that will be genuinely helpful. There are various types of bearing that can be used for different purposes in industry. They are often used in the automotive industry – car wheel bearings help ensure that wheels will turn and work effectively and safely, and there are... Read More »

Tom / July 29, 2020 / Cars

Claiming on your Car Insurance – Yes or No?

Car insurance can help get you out of some difficult situations, and there’s no doubt it is impossible to drive without it. However, it will sometimes be more beneficial for you to not claim on your insurance, depending on what the situation is and the damage that has been done. If this is the case, you should instead pay for the repair yourself. If someone else has damaged your car, then you may find that they want to come to an agreement with you that doesn’t involve insurance. This is because claiming on insurance can really increase your premiums, so they may prefer to pay for a repair privately. See what they want to do, but bear in mind that if you have a car on finance, it will often... Read More »

Tom / August 18, 2018 / Cars

Is an Automatic Car Right for you?

Automatic cars aren’t going to be right for everyone, but for some people, it will be a great investment and decision to drive one. This is because automatic cars differ fundamentally from manual cars, changing the driving experience. It will favour some, and not others. Automatic cars are great for people who have a disability or limited movement. This is because you don’t have to change gear, so it can be useful for people who may struggle to operate all of the pedals. It also means that you won’t have to operate a gear stick, which can be helpful. Some drivers will also just enjoy driving an automatic car, as it gives them more freedom to concentrate on the road. However, for others, it just won’t be right, as some... Read More »

Tom / May 26, 2018 / Cars

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