How to know when to replace your rims or tyres?

Car tyres are the only things keeping your car from touching the road. They go through the most wear and tear of any component of your vehicle. Your wheels can go through just as much use. Keeping your rims in good condition is important because damaged wheels can...

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What Makes a Good Tyre

When it’s come time to replace your tyres, you want to buy the best for you. But how do you know what is right? There are a number of factors to look at, such as your car’s recommendations and your driving habits. We at Swan Tyre Service can help you look at all the...

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Are your rims and tyres safe for your family?

Your tyres are one of the main safety components of your car. They are the only things keeping your vehicle and the road from touching, and as such, they go through a lot of daily use and potential damage. When you’re driving with your family in the car, you want to...

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What Are the Differences Between Tyres?

Purchasing tyres can be an intimidating experience if you don’t know much about them. New or used? All weather or winter? High end or bottom shelf? Usually the tread pattern of the tyre accounts for differences in performance. At Swan Tyre Service, we stock a wide...

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Prepare Your Tyres For The Holiday Season

School holidays are coming up so it’s time to start planning your vacations and road trips. If you plan to spend a lot of time taking in the sights on the wide-open road, it’s a good idea to prepare your vehicle. Having roadworthy tyres is absolutely necessary for...

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Mags vs. Hubcaps

Some might ask what are the differences between mags and hubcaps? Mag wheels contain magnesium or aluminium and are alloyed with steel. Rims make up the outer edge of a wheel that holds the tyre in place. Hubcaps are almost purely aesthetic. They do not contribute to...

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Effects of Wheel Alignment on Tyres

Like the human body, the components of our cars are connected in ways we might not think of. Despite their everyday use and general ease of management, automobiles are actually more complex than we might think. A car’s wheel alignment is one of the central aspects of...

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5 Tips to Prolong the Life of Your Tyres

Everybody loves their car and the convenience of having one but nobody loves the unexpected costs that pop up seemingly out of nowhere. The good news is that you can take a few proactive steps every day to prolong the life of your tyres and keep yourself and your...

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Beginners Guide to Rim Repairs

If your vehicle rims are damaged it can affect the wear on your tyres, which can then affect stability and control while driving. Also if you don’t repair the rims quickly, then this may damage your tyres which could lead to a costly replacement. There are various...

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