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Tyre Solutions for Smoother Journeys
If you are looking to have a smoother, more comfortable drive, Westside Auto Service is your answer.
While your vehicle's manufacturer-specified tyres are designed to work well, they may not be the best fit for your driving style or needs.
Talk to Perth’s tyre experts at Westside Auto Service to find out which tyres are right for you and your car.
When to Upgrade your Tyres
We often forget to think about our car tyres until they are flat or leaking air. However, changing your tyres when required is important, not only for your safety but for your car to run smoothly on the road.
Here are some factors to keep in mind:
Tread wear: If you take frequent long trips, eco or touring tyres may be a good option.
Driving conditions: If you live in a dry or wet climate or frequently drive on curved, windy roads, a more performance-oriented tyre may be suitable.
Vehicle modifications: If you've modified your vehicle, you may need a different style of tyre to better suit your car’s shape and style.
Choosing the Right Tyres Made Easy
Performance: These Tyres usually have a low-profile design and are made from a soft rubber compound. The tread patterns are optimized for maximum contact with the road, and the sidewalls are stiff to provide better cornering ability.
Touring: Touring tyres are a good option for drivers who drive long distances and for those with longer daily commutes. These tyres offer a comfortable and durable ride, with taller sidewalls, narrower tread, and additives that reduce rolling resistance. They're also available in a range of sizes to fit luxury and performance vehicles.
Off-road: These are specially designed tires intended for vehicles that are used on rugged, uneven, and challenging terrains. These tires are built to provide improved traction, stability, and durability when driving on surfaces such as mud, sand, rocks, and dirt.
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Getting your wheels balanced with new tyres is crucial for longevity, improved handling, and safety. It prevents uneven wear, enhances fuel efficiency, and maintains optimal vehicle performance.
Tyres Purchased through Westside Auto Service will come with a complimentary fit and balance to ensure optimal performance and extend the life of your tyres.
Frequently Asked Questions
How often should I have a wheel alignment?
For optimal safety of your car, yourself and others around you, it is best to opt for a wheel alignment whenever you get your vehicle's oil changed or during your scheduled maintenance. Routine wheel alignments help ensure proper tyre wear and car handling.
Why do I need to rotate my tyres?
Regular tyre maintenance is important for optimum tyre performance and longevity. Tyre rotation involves switching the front tyres to the back and vice versa so the wear is evened out across all four tyres. Following proper rotation and regular maintenance can maximise tyre life and ensure safe handling.
How often should I check my tyre pressure?
It's best to check your tyre pressure every week or two or when you stop to fill up for petrol if you don't drive that often. The correct pressures for your car tyres - often different for the front and rear tyres - are usually found on a label inside one of the front door openings. If not, check with the manufacturer or your Westside Auto service centre.
What is the correct tyre pressure for my tyres?
Passenger vehicle tyres typically require air pressure between 30-35 PSI. Check your manufacturer's recommended pressure to ensure you are keeping your tyres properly inflated. Improper inflation negatively impacts tyre life, vehicle handling, fuel economy, and the frequency of tyre replacement."
What are the three things to check on tyres?
One of the most important yet easy safety measures involve checking your tyre pressure. Over-inflated or under inflated tyres can curtail your tyres’ lifespan, increase fuel consumption, and can even induce a tyre blowout. It is recommended you check your tyre pressure every time you fill up or charge up your vehicle.
Take a moment to examine the condition of your car’s tyres before you begin to drive. Unforeseen debris like screws, shards of glass, and other sharp objects could have caused harm to your tyres while driving. These can lead to bulges, deep gashes, and punctures.
If you notice the tread is wearing thin, it's a clear sign that your vehicle tyres are due for replacement. Regularly check your tyre tread indicator and when in doubt, have them checked by our team at Westside Auto.
How many kms should tyres last?
Typically, tyres are expected to last safely for roughly 40,000km. However, the longevity of a tyre hinges on numerous factors, some of which are driver-dependent, while others are completely beyond anyone's control.