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When it comes to buying new tyres for your car, do you know exactly what you need before you make your purchase? Here are three things you should consider before buying your tyres.
When it comes to buying new tyres it is important to buy the right tyres for your car, you will need to have a clear dimension of what you’re looking for. This means you will need to know what size tyres you are looking for, you can find the current dimensions on the sidewall of your car printed in raised lettering. It should look something like the following ‘225/50 R 17’ in this example ‘225’ refers to the width of the tyre in millimetres, while ‘50’ is the side profile, the ‘R’ simply refers to the radial construction, and ‘17’ is the diameter of the wheel rim. Make sure you’re certain what size of tyre you’re looking for before you buy new models. There’s no room for error when it comes to this detail.
As well as size, make sure you pay attention to the speed rating of your tyres to make sure they are suitable and in the legal limit. It is always best to check the labels on your tyres to make sure they meet the required performance standards. These labels are intended to help you understand how different tyres can perform in terms of safety, comfort, fuel economy and more. Although they can appear confusing at first, they are in fact easy to understand as long as you know what you’re looking for. There are three main elements to these labels that include;
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