Friday, 27 June 2014

Special Repair Methods Aren't Needed For Steel-Belted Radials.

Special repair methods aren't needed for steel-belted radials

- The proper method for repairing steel-belted radials requires that the tire be removed from the wheel.
- The hole be filled with a plug-type repair inserted from the outside of the tires and a patch be placed over the hole from the inside of the tire.
- Be aware of the repair method used: If the tire isn't removed from the wheel and a patch placed on the inside, it is an improper repair.

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Wheel Alignment Should Be Done Every Year


Wheel Alignment Should Be Done
Every Year 


Some say, "Wheel alignment should be done every year"

- Wheel alignment is not maintenance and does not need to be
routinely performed.

- Vehicles are not knocked out of alignment by
hitting potholes, unless something is bent or damaged.

- The symptoms of
wheel alignment include tire wear particularly to one side or the other, a
crooked steering wheel when driving straight and/or a pull to the right are left
that is constant at all speeds.

Thursday, 19 June 2014

I Will Need An Expensive Alignment Kit If I Install Lowering Springs On ...


A comman myth : "I will need an expensive alignment kit if
I install lowering springs on my car."

- According to Eibach, a leader in spring engineering and production.
- Most vehicles do not require an alignment kit after installing a set of lowering
springs that result in mild lowering of about an inch.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Does Steel-Belting In Radial Tires Prevents Punctures And Flats?


Does steel-belting in radial tires prevents punctures and flats from nails, glass and other debris?

- Any pneumatic tire can be punctured and lose air.
- While steel-belted tires are durable, they are not indestructible.
- Avoid road debris and visually check your tires regularly to catch air-loss problem