Gas & Tyre Blog

Tyre Tread Depth

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Jess S
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Apr 30, 2019
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Regularly check your tyres to make sure there is plenty of tread. The minimum legal depth is 1.5mm but the more tread you have the better the grip and the safer you'll be.

Eneform to start recycling old tyres into 'green' diesel

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Mar 7, 2019
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Christchurch company Eneform has revealed plans to convert old tyres into fuel. Up to 1.5 million tyres a year could be turned into diesel by a Christchurch company.

Oxipay

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Jess S
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Jan 10, 2019
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Tips

Oxipay. Enjoy the moment. Stay in control. Pay your way.

10 interesting tyre facts

By
Alex Murray
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Dec 5, 2018
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Tips

Here’s a list of 10 interesting tyre facts that are not common knowledge outside the tyre enthusiast community.

What you should know before buying tyres

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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

Most often we only ever think about our tyres when we either; a) Fail a Warrent of Fitness or b) have their current state pointed out to us by someone else.

How to get the most mileage out of your tyres

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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

One of the most common questions we get asked is “How to get the most mileage out of your tyres?”

Tyre reviews NZ

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Nov 26, 2018
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Did you know that searching for ‘Tyre Reviews NZ’ is probably the single best thing you could do before you buy your next set of tyres?

Tips to make a car more fuel efficient

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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

The goal here is to help you get more out of each litre of fuel to delay having to pull up to a service station and empty your wallet.

Nitrogen in tyre's breakdown

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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

Nitrogen is the non-toxic gas that is all around us and makes up 78% of the atmospheric air we breathe in daily.

Premium vs Budget Tyres

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Nov 26, 2018
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How does the investment of purchasing a premium set of tyres weigh up to the cheap option that seems appealing atm?

The basics in protecting your tyres

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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

Tyre’s are debatably the most important safety and handling feature on your car.

Mickey Thompson Tyres

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Nov 26, 2018
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Passenger Tyres

History, Tyre benefits & Range

Top 5 4wd recommendations

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Nov 26, 2018
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4wd Tyres

Being in the job I am in, I get to test any tyre I wish.

Pre Road trip Checklist - Infographic

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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

Before you hit the road it’s a good idea to do a quick safety check to make sure everything is in working order before taking off.

How to know when you need a wheel alignment

By
Josh Boakes
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Nov 26, 2018
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Tips

Key Indicators that your car is out of alignment

Quarry Tyre Information

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Nov 23, 2018
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At Gas & Tyre we want to find the best possible tyre for you regardless of your job. That’s why we take a personalised approach for all tyre enquiries.

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