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Why wheel alignment?

ALIGN YOUR WHEELS FOR LONGER-LASTING TYRES

Tyres need looking after in order for them to last. One way to care for them is to check your car’s wheel alignment regularly – and not just when you feel a shudder or a shake.

When a wheel is not aligned, other wheels have to work harder to drag the misaligned wheel. This can cause a number of problems, like:

A directional pull on your steering wheel, forcing you to counter-steer.
Uneven tyre wear.
Future mechanical problems.
What can you do about it?

Visit one of our wheel alignment centres, and a qualified alignment technician will make sure that all your wheels are correctly aligned to the road – and to each other.
This is done by checking and perfecting these three wheel alignment angles:

Camber angle: the angle at which wheels are tilted in or out in relation to the top of the tyre.
Toe angle: the angle at which the leading edge of a pair of wheels points towards (“toe-in”) or away from (“toe-out”) each other.
Caster angle: the angle between the pivot line to the upper ball joint and vertical. This angle affects how your steering wheel will return to its position after completing a turn.

Abrasive & Automotive Paint

Stripping an entire automobile paint job with sanders or chemicals can be a long and tiresome process. If the restoration enthusiast is not careful, sanders and chemicals could cause severe damage to automotive bodywork and future paint jobs. Fortunately, blasting can easily strip paint and rust, producing professional results. Abrasive blasting has been used for years,

 

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