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WELLINGBOROUGH PRAISE

“Really pleased with the service and price, and even better that I could have them fitted at home rather than having to wait in a tyre fitters. Would certainly use again and recommend to others.”
Mr D Williams, Wellingborough – January 2014

“I cant say any more that excellent service, excellent product and excellent value.”
Mr P Bowman, Wellingborough – January 2014

“Phone call received as promised and time given for fitting. The fitter turned up on time and did the job. No hassle, no problems.”
Mr K Michell, Wellingborough – January 2014

“Del gave me a time slot and was there on time. He was very friendly. Got on with the job. Excellent job well done would recommend and use again.”
Mrs L Donohue, Wellingborough – December 2013

“I just wanted to let you know how impressed I am with your service.  The fitter replaced my two tyres and checked the other two, because I was not sure if they needed replacing (fortunately they have still got some life in them).  When I need new tyres I will be in touch.  I will also be recommending your service.”

J Thompson, Wellingborough – 24/1/13

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TYRES WELLINGBOROUGH BLOGS

Getting to grips with Run Flat tyres
September 3, 2014

Run Flats flats are a bit like the Marmite of the tyre world – motorists love them or hate them. But a lot of vehicle owners are not familiar with them, so here is our brief guide to getting to grips with Run Flat tyres.

What are Run Flat tyres?
Run Flat tyres are tyres that have specially designed to keep your mobile in the case of a puncture or a tyre blowout. The main difference between the standard tyre and the Run Flat tyre is that the latter has much thicker reinforced tyre sidewalls. This is designed to support the weight of the car even when the air pressure inside the tyre drops. The Run Flat tyre was designed as a safety feature and as such allows the driver to continue driving up to 100 miles depending on the type and design of the tyre. The driver should stop as soon as possible and it is convenient and safe to do and get the tyre repaired. Not all Run Flat tyres can be repaired so check with your etyres Kettering fitter who will be to advice you if the tyre is repairable or not.

Can you fit normal tyres to a car set up for Run Flat tyres?
No, you should not put non-Run Flat tyres on a car set up for Run Flat tyres! There are two main reasons for this, firstly because Run Flat tyres are very hard due to the reinforced side wall. The suspension on the car is set much softer so the ride is comfortable for the occupants. If a normal tyre is fitted then the ride will feel very soft, the handling can be adversely affected and therefore could present serious safety concerns. Also, because they cars fitted with Run Flat tyres do not have a spare, if you replace them with a regular tyre and then suffer a puncture you will be standed.

Can you fit Run Flat tyres to a car not initially set up for Run Flat tyres?
No you should not fit Run Flat tyres on a car not originally set up for it! The car will not have a tyre pressure monitoring system installed and consequently the driver will have no idea if a puncture occurs and will continue to drive normally with catastrophic ramifications. Run Flat tyres are much harder and therefore the ride will be much harsher and it will affect the handling and feel of the car.

If you looking to purchase new tyres, whether it is Run Flat tyres, standard tyres, winter tyres, all terrain years, caravan, motorhome or trailer tyres you can order online now using the search box the left.

If you are not sure what tyres you need, or what brand of tyres to get then speak to our etyres Kettering national sales team on 0800 028 9000 or 0333 323 9000 for a local rate from a mobile.

The dangers of purchasing part-worn tyres
June 15, 2014

If you are considering buying part worn tyres because you think it will save you money, then think again. There are approximately six million part worn tyres sold each year, however a recent investigation carried out by TyreSafe found a shocking 98% of the secondhand tyres it purchased failed to meet the full tyre safety regulations.

Customers looking at purchasing part worn tyres should be aware of the dangers of purchasing tyres which may not have been tested up to the required tyre safety standards. Part worn tyres have a number of regulations which they need to be assessed on, such as the tyre tread depth, structural integrity, and the standard of repairs. Part worn tyres should also all be legally stamped as part worn.

etyres Wellingborough maintains that new tyres are the safer option, and our prices include a free mobile tyre fitting service. etyres mobile tyre service can fit new tyres at your home, or place of work, at your convenience, and at competitive prices. And because we are a local company, we do our best to accommodate your needs and arrange a fitting time that is suitable for you.

Remember that etyres covers the following areas in East and North Northamptonshire and surrounding areas in the following postcodes. NN10 NN14 NN15 NN16 NN17 NN17-2 and PE 8.

If you need new tyres you can order online now using the search box on the left or contact our national sales team on 0800 028 9000 or 0333 323 9000 for a local rate from a mobile. Plus our highly competitive prices are currently even lower thanks to our Summer Sale which means you get £25 off when you buy four or more of any brand or make of new tyres or a £10 discount if you buy two or three new tyres.