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STEVE SAYS – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2020

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warm welcome to totalkitcar online … Interesting new tyre laws that are applicable to the front axles of lorries, buses, and coaches, but may well find themselves applied to cars before long, I would expect, sees tyres that are ten years and older banned from the road in England, Scotland and Wales. As far as Minibuses go 10-year and older tyres are banned from all wheels.

New UK ban on ten-year and older truck, bus and coach tyres will help keep death-traps off the road.

There’s a secondary part to this with the ban also applying to re-treads anytime now. What’s More >

IT’S A REAL DRAIN

If you’re planning on changing the engine oil on your pride and joy over the weekend, then make the job easier on yourself by picking up one of these Oil Drain Kits from Laser Tools (part number 6087) when you buy your engine oil.

The kit includes a generous 6-litre capacity oil drain pan made from tough polypropylene that can be used again and again. Also included is a generously sized oil absorbing mat (500mm x 400mm) that will absorb oil, brake fluid and other petroleum-based fluids but repels water-based fluids and keeps the garage floor (or driveway!) tidy, plus a More >