Great service from etyres Leicester. Came to my office and fitted two new Michelin tyres while I carried on working. I am more than happy to recommend you.”
D Grainger, Leicester – September 2014
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etyres is a popular nationwide online tyre company operating a convenient service fitting tyres at your home or work in Leicester and the surrounding areas. Our mobile service means we come to you and fit your new car, van, motorhome, caravan or trailer tyres at a time that suits you.
All our prices for economy, mid-range and premium tyres, such as top brands like Bridgestone and Pirelli, are always highly competitive and include fitting, a new valve, balancing, disposal of the old tyre and VAT.
As well as offering a wide range of tyres to suit all vehicles, including run-flats, 4×4’s and winter tyres, etyres Leicester also carry out puncture repairs, supply and fit batteries and install Tyron safety bands.
If you are searching for tyres in Leicester you can order online now on our user-friendly website or by calling our national sales team on 0800 028 9000 or 0333 323 9000 for a local rate from a mobile phone.
etyres Leicester want to clarify the letter you may see on your tyre next to the size of the tyre, for example 205/55/16W, the speed rating is W which means the car can go up to 168 miles per hour. Below are some of the common speed ratings for tyres:
N – 87 miles per hour
P – 99 miles per hour
R – 106 miles per hour
S – 112 miles per hour
T – 118 miles per hour
U – 124 miles per hour
H – 130 miles per hour
V – 149miles per hour
Z – 150+ miles per hour
W – 168 miles per hour
Y – 186 miles per hour
These speed indicators show how fast the car can go with those tyres, without the tyre bursting. Going at the top end of the speed for more than 10 minutes can cause damage. So etyres Leicester suggest never going below what you may have, however going to a higher speed rating would be absolutely fine.
For all your tyre needs please use the search facility on the left or call etyres Leicester on 0116 271 9149.
etyres Leicester would like to provide a brief description of the types of tyres available, such asymmetric or directional.
Firstly, standard cars may have standard tyres which have the same tread pattern on both sides of the tyre.
These tyres have a different tread pattern from the inner to the outer side of the tyre, the outer side larger stiffer tread blocks to help with cornering, whilst the inner side has smaller tread blocks to help release water providing more grip on wet surfaces. The middle of tyre has a similar tread pattern to help with the stability of the tyre.
With asymmetric tyres there are marks printed on the sidewalls indicating which side of the tyre should face outwards and inwards, marked as ‘Outside’ and ‘Inside’.
This tyres tread is designed a certain way to help release water from the front of the tyre giving better wet grip and traction. These tyres usually have arrow heads pointing to the way it should rotate, in some circumstances the tread itself will point to a direction. If these tyres are fitted incorrectly, there will be no harm apart from not receiving the full benefit of the tyre.
etyres Leicester supply and fit a range of tyres to suit all vehicles and budgets, including economy, mid-range and all the premium brands, such as Michelin, Bridgestone and Pirelli. You can order online by entering your tyre size in the search boxes on the left or contact etyres Leicester on 0116 217 9419 for expert and impartial advice.