Posts Tagged ‘car maintenance’

Correct Way of Mounting New Tires

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Here’s a short video by Michelin on the correct way of mounting new tires. Normally we should rotate our tires regularly to wear out your tires evenly. In case you have not been doing that, you would find your front tires wearing out quickly instead of all four tires. So what most people do is that they replace the just one pair of tires and put the new tires in the front because our logic tells us that’s where the heaviest wear and tear occurs. (more…)

Old tire condition of my Toyota Altiss

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

Look at the nail inside the tire!While collecting my car from the workshop, I went and inspect my old car tires. It was a very scary experience because I was not aware how bad my tire condition was. Although I knew my tires were wearing out at the side to warrant changing, the inspection really open my eyes to the deteriorating condition of the tires. (more…)

Of Cars and Tires

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Stack of old tires, 4 piecs from my Toyota Altiss were stacked here.It is not safe to drive around with tires that have already worn out. To think that I was crazy enough to drive around town with tires that has minimal treads, I even took a trip with passengers on a trip outstation to Segamat to attend a friend’s wedding. Thank goodness for God’s protection nothing untoward has happen. The trip went along quite smoothly. It was a 3 hour drive there and a 3 hour drive back. Left me pretty much tired the next day. Age must be catching up on me or perhaps my physique and mental stamina has not been that good anyway since any long distance driving always makes me rather tired. (more…)