Tyre ranking – can tyre tests be trusted?

Tyre ranking – can tyre tests be trusted?

In this article we discuss the notion of tyre tests can be credibility. We assess how objective the tests are. We enlist the most influential tyre tests in Europe and explain the controversial scores.

  • 24/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
The influence of front and rear wheel suspension toe on handling

The influence of front and rear wheel suspension toe on handling

This article in our series on the “Elements of suspension” explains what suspension toe is and how it influences handling and traction. W also explain what the symptoms of misaligned wheels are and how to achieve the proper setting. Furthermore we highlight the importance of suspension toe control.

Tyre sizes

Tyre sizes

In our article you are going to read how to find your tyre sizes and how to read them.The reader is going to acquire knowledge how to choose the right tyre size for his or her car and how tyre sizes are marked in different countries and on professional racing cars.Finally, he or she is going to learnthe basics and advanced information.

  • 02/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Premium tyres or economy tyres - tyre choice

Premium tyres or economy tyres - tyre choice

This article is devoted to tyre classification and tyre choice.Our readers are going to get know why more expensive premium tyres are worth buyingand when economy class tyres are sufficient. We also present different tyre models as an examples of each tyre group.

  • 02/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Three myths about tyres (tyre DOT, speed index and uneven tyres)

Three myths about tyres (tyre DOT, speed index and uneven tyres)

In this article we debunk three myths about tyres.The reader  is going to learn why the speed index is important and why better tyres when you have uneven tyres should be installed in the back. Finally, we explain long-lasting myths about tyre DOT.Read about the myths concerning tyre manufacturing date.

  • 02/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
New tyres 2010/2011 for winter season

New tyres 2010/2011 for winter season

Every year some new tyres appear on the market. If you crave for something new and better our article is for you. In our article the reader can check the new products for 2010/2011 winter season and read all about new models of winter tyres.Learn about properties of new tyres such as Michelin Alpin A4, Vredestein Wintrac Nextreme and many others.

  • 02/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
What tyre size for my car?

What tyre size for my car?

This article is for all car owners who don’t know their car tyre size and don’t know where they can find it. In this concise article they are going to find out all information needed to buy new tyres. So if you want to know what tyre size you should use, read our article.

  • 02/03/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tread wear and grip - an ADAC test

Tread wear and grip - an ADAC test

This article explains what the influence of the tread wear on the most vital properties of a tyre is and in what circumstances it is better to have a shallow tread than a new product. The article presents findings of an ADAC organization. The tests were performed with the use of winter tyres. 

  • 28/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
How to read tyre markings?

How to read tyre markings?

From this article you are going to learn how to read tyre markings and the size and date of manufacture. Among others we explain load and speed indexes and M+S sign. Finally, the reader will find the information about the rim protection flange.

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Part worn and used tyres

Part worn and used tyres

The article explores the notion of buying part worn tyres and brand new tyres. It contains the impartial judgement of pros and cons of part worn tyres. The article is an easy to read series of questions and concise answers.

  • 25/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
A practical look at tyre labelling

A practical look at tyre labelling

In this article we will explore the topic of new European Union tyre labelling system and what it will mean to a ordinary customer. We will discuss the question of tyre price rise since the introduction of this new legislation in July 2012 and also benefits for customers which result from it. The article was written in the concise question answer formula.

  • 24/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tyre labelling

Tyre labelling

New European Union labels on tyres will be introduced on November 1, 2012.In this article you will find information about what they will inform us about and what their function will be?You will also learn how will they look like and which tyres won’t have to use this new tyre labeling. The tyre labelling will inform us about fuel and noise efficiency and also tyre grip. 

  • 24/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Tyre fitting, or how to choose the right tyre fitting centre?

Tyre fitting, or how to choose the right tyre fitting centre?

All tyres fitting or just changing one tyre sometimes is a real challenge without professional help. In this article you will find tips on how to choose the right tyre fitting centre and the consequences of choosing the wrong one. The article will also answer the question whether more costly tyre fitting centre is the more reliable one.  

  • 24/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
Wheel alignment

Wheel alignment

Wheel alignment is crucial for your safety. In this article you will learn how to recognise that your wheels are out of balance and how often you should balance your wheels. Main causes of unbalanced wheels are clearly described.

  • 24/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK
OE tyres, approved tyres

OE tyres, approved tyres

In this article the reader will find all the most important information about OE tyres. Their definition, markings of the biggest tyre producers, OE tyres properties and their usability. Finally, different approval groups are described.

  • 24/02/2011
  • Author: OPONEO.CO.UK

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