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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Car lovers

Looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas for a car lover? Here at AlignMyCar, we have put together a list of 10 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for the car lover in your life that will be sure to never make them tire of you! 1. Personalised Garage Sign If you have a car lover who particularly […]

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Valentine's Day

Love your car this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming… treat your car!   There’s no doubt that us Brits love our cars. In January, car sales in the UK have surged to a 12 year high, making us one of the strongest players in the entire European market. Vehicle manufacturers spend more money on new lines to meet our demands, […]

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6 ways to help keep your customers safe this winter

Winter is coming… After the Beast from the East caused havoc last winter leaving thousands of motorists stranded or immobile, conscientious workshops will be looking to provide their customers with the very best levels of service and advice this year in order to avoid a repeat of any travel chaos. A shovel, thermos flask and […]

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Tyre Safety Month

#TyreSafetyMonth – Tyre Safety facts you need to know

Here at AlignMyCar, we are supporting TyreSafe‘s Tyre Safety Month campaign; an annual campaign highlighting the importance of tyre safety. “The need for the annual tyre safety campaign has once again been underlined by the research carried out by the TyreSafe team and the evidence collated” according to the TyreSafe website. The campaign is widely […]

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Why tracking is only half the job

As with most things in life, time never stands still and wheel alignment is no exception. Modern four wheel alignment equipment, such as the Hunter imaging aligners used by all AlignMyCar centres, is capable of providing incredibly accurate results by measuring all 14 primary alignment angles comparing them against the vehicle manufacturer’s factory settings, in […]

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Part worn tyres: it’s not worth the risk

Pressure on finances following the expense of Christmas can be considerable and other areas of expenditure become squeezed. Far too often, buying replacement tyres is seen by many as a frustrating and costly expense so try to get away with paying as little as possible, especially this time of year, many may take the decision […]

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Don’t chance it this winter. Check it!

At this time of year, it’s common for us to make plenty of preparations for the colder, wetter months ahead. From tidying the garden to getting the chimney swept or getting your boiler serviced, the autumn can be a time when it seems there’s an endless list of jobs to complete. While some of these […]

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Prevention is better than the cure

As the old saying goes, prevention is better than the cure, and when it comes badly worn tyres, this is certainly the case. If you’re fitting a new set of tyres to your car, it’s likely you’ll be paying out several hundreds of pounds. While we fully appreciate the critical role that your tyres play […]

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Straighten up and drive right…

One of the tell-tale signs that your car’s wheels are misaligned is that you have a crooked steering wheel, even when you’re driving straight. But what causes this to happen and how can your AlignMyCar centre fix this? When your car’s wheels are aligned, a measurement is taken of the vehicle’s thrust angle. This angle […]

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