Car tires hate being stationary. They’re designed to move, and while a large portion of the world is sitting stationary, it’s important we take care of our car tyres as much as they take care of us.
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In this video, I’m going to give you six quick tips on how best to look after your tyres, and tips for your car, for when your vehicle is sadly sat around, spending its entire life stationary. Watch the video for Tyre Reviews for more info:
Check the tyre pressure and make sure the tyres are at the correct pressure. Proper inflation help prevent cracking of the sidewalls and flat spots. Check the valves and valve caps for leaks and that the valve caps fit properly.
Park indoors or use a car cover: If possible, park your car indoors. It’ll be safer and cleaner. If you don’t have this option, invest in a quality cover. Make sure to buy one made for your car model or type. Avoid using the cover indoors as this will ensure any moisture that is left inside will evaporates faster especially in humid weather.
- Tip 1 – Prepare and inspect the tyres
- Tip 2 – Get the car in the air
- Tip 3 – Over Inflate the tyres
- Tip 4 – Roll the car
- Tip 5 – Keep the car out of sun, ideally in a garage
- Tip 6 – Tyre Trainers