“Get Ridiculously Affordable Tyre Replacements Fitted and Balanced in Less than 45 Mins”
If you are looking for a big franchise brand or sharp salesman in suits you find at your dealership then you won’t find one here. But if you are looking for a friendly local mechanic that relies on providing an excellent service for loyal customers to stay in business then you’ve come to the right place.
In fact, our philosophy has always been ensuring that customers are happy with our service – so happy they’d recommend us to their family and friends, and yes it always helps that we sleep well at night!
You’re probably here cause you need to get some new tyres for your car as they’re worn – which can be dangerous since you have less grip on the road, especially in wet conditions.
Did you know?
In the USA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that around 400 fatalities occur each year due to tyre failures…
So When Do You Need New Tyres?
Besides, the legal requirements – it’s also wise to get it checked if your tyre is older than 6 years old as it will deteriorate as the rubber loses its suppleness through the drying out of moisture and oils.
The Tyres age can be checked by looking at the side wall of the tyre. It will have a four digit number.
The first 2 digits represent the week it was made and the last 2 digits will be the year.
For example 2404 – would mean 24th week of 2004
As you can see these tyres are from 2004 – more than 11 years ago. The maximum service age of tyres is 10 years, regardless of use. So these tyres definitely need replacing.
A recent study conducted by Continental Tyres shows that if the tread of your tyres are at 1.6mm compared to 7mm, your braking distance increases by 30 meters slowing down from 100 kmph to 60 kmph in wet conditions.
That could be the difference between life and death as you could stop much earlier to avoid collision all together, if not it will reduce the impact dramatically.
Other Indications Showing You Need New Tyres:
1) Irregular Tread Wear – as this could mean you may need a wheel alignment, suspension is worn or you have been driving with tyres under or over-inflated. It may also be caused by regularly towing trailer or caravan – even a driving style that creates more stress than normal. Depending on the situation the tyres can be rotated from front to rear in pairs and vice versa.
2) Abnormal Bulges, Cracks or Cuts in the Sidewall – this could mean the internal frame is damaged or cracked allowing the air pressure to flexible outer layers of the tyre.
In case of this situation the tyres should be replaced immediately regardless of how much tread is left.
As this is very dangerous and can cause sudden failure or blowout and at highway speeds it could be fatal.
We Offer Free Tyre Inspections
Fitting, Balancing & Disposal Start from $40 Per Tyre*
*(not including cost of tyres)
We Also Fix Tyre Punctures (From $30)
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Please note: If they punctured at the sidewall or shoulder area of the radial ply – they cannot be repaired (Vic Roads Standards)
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