Motorhome Tyre Ageing

How To Check Caravan and Motorhome Tyre Ageing?

Preparing your caravan or motorhome for a long journey is a very important step to ensure your enjoyment and safety. What could possibly be worse than carefully planning every last detail of your touring holiday – only then to have to spend hours on the roadside waiting for assistance because of a tyre failure? So how do you check caravan and motorhome tyre ageing?

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Tyre Insurance

Have Your New Tyres Insured For Free!

Here at Car Clinic MOT Centre we are always striving to bring you the best value for money possible and our latest offering having your new tyres insured for free is no exception. We have teamed up with Rubber Ring Tyre Insurance to provide you with 4 weeks cover for any new tyre you purchase regardless of price or brand. Continue reading our article to find out more…

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How to Prepare Your Car for Colder and Wetter Weather

How to Prepare Your Car for Colder and Wetter Weather

How to Prepare Your Car for Colder and Wetter Weather

Autumn and winter months take their toll on your car. Not only do you have to deal with increasingly cold temperatures, but rain and dark nights can make driving more difficult. Please read our article in full on how to prepare your car for colder and wetter weather now…

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Getting To Know Wheel Alignment

Getting To Know Wheel Alignment Terms

Getting To Know Wheel Alignment Terms

Ensuring that your vehicles wheels are correctly aligned is one of the essential car maintenance checks that is done at the annual vehicle service. Vehicle wheels can become misaligned if you have hit a pothole or kerb, or afterwear on your suspension or steering components. There may be some terminology mentioned to let you know why your vehicle is not steering correctly but do you know what those common wheel alignment terms mean? Read our getting to know wheel alignment terms article to find out more…

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Caravan Tyre Ratings Explained

Caravan Tyre Ratings Explained

Caravan Tyre Ratings Explained

Many people think that caravan tyres are different from car tyres and so car tyres should not be fitted to a caravan. It’s true that caravan tyres are closer to van tyres because they carry heavier loads, but what really matters is the tyre’s load rating or load index. Irrespective of tyre type, it must be sufficient to cope with the vehicle’s maximum laden weight. Read our caravan tyre ratings article for more information…

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Choosing The Correct Tyre For Your Caravan

Choosing The Correct Tyre For Your Caravan

Choosing The Correct Tyre For Your Caravan

As a rule, replacement caravan tyres should match the ones you are replacing. However, in a number of situations, this might not be the case so it’s important to know the following when choosing the correct tyre for your caravan.   

  • the original tyre specification is no longer available
  • the original tyre specification was inadequate or incorrect
  • the payload of the caravan has gone up
  • the size of the caravan wheels has changed – for example, the fitting of alloy wheels

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