How Low is Too Low for Tire Pressure?

Tire Pressure

How low is too low for tire pressure? Different mechanics will answer this question differently. Some will tell you to consult your vehicle’s owner manual. Others will try to offer an answer based on their … Read more

5 Steps to Break a Tire Bead

5 Steps to Break a Tire Bead

Most 4×4 enthusiasts and overland travelers know how to break a tire bead. These are drivers whose frequent off-road trips expose their tires to roadside debris. This rubbish then makes its way inside the tire … Read more

6 Easy Steps to Balance a Tire Yourself

6 Easy Steps to Balance a Tire Yourself

Tires go out of balance for various reasons. The most common is uneven wear. It causes one part of the tire to become heavier than others and makes the whole tire unbalanced. Another cause is … Read more

What is a Radial Tire?

What is a Radial Tire

Why do most drivers prefer radial tires? Because non-radial tires are underwhelming in their performance. Such tires have a huge rolling resistance which contributes to added fuel consumption. Absence of flex in their sidewalls results … Read more

3 Easy Ways to Mount a Tire

3 Easy Ways to Mount a Tire

Every driver should learn how to mount a tire. It will save you the money that you’d otherwise have to fork out at a tire repair shop. You will also end up saving time. As … Read more

How to tell which tire is out of balance?

How to tell which tire is out of balance

Driving with an out of balance tire can be dangerous. Such tires experience uneven tread wear and are at greater risk of a blowout at high speeds. They also produce excessive vibrations during driving and … Read more

What is a Tire Bead Seater?

tire bead seater

Have you ever mounted a tire on a wheel? Then you might be aware of how difficult it is to manually seat the bead on the wheel rim. No matter how much effort you apply … Read more