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25
Sep

Organised and Efficient

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My personal experience in a workshop is minimal compared to others, but I have worked in a few doing a variety of jobs. My most recent workshop experience was repairing and replacing auto glass, which was a job I performed in two different workshops.

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28
Aug

You better be-Lathe it

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Picture this: A family driving down a long, straight, dusty gravel road, sun on the windshield, heading toward the beach to enjoy a hot Sunday together. Up ahead, the straight begins to veer into a corner, so the driver applies pressure to his brakes, adjusting his speed so he can take the corner safely. Below him, the gravel road becomes bumpy and wash-boarded and instead of smoothly slowing the car down, the brakes pulsate and squeal. The wheels lock up momentarily, long enough for the vehicle to understeer its way across the road and into a ditch.

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13
Aug

Get Aligned

Would you like an alignment with that? 

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24
Feb

Hamilton Service Centre legend gets tyre capability boost

Arnel Service Centre has been providing comprehensive vehicle care in the heart of Hamilton for two generations. The father of current owner Tony Arnel had the business for 25 years, with Tony taking over the reins nine years ago, returning home after a career in the oil and gas industry in Australia. As Tony says “Everything fell into place”.

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21
Jan

The ultimate combo: Plus FREE trolley jack

It’s a tasty offer to start the decade. Buy an outstanding Steiner ST260 Tyre Changer with Helper Arm and ST420 Wheel Balancer and get a FREE trolley jack on the side.

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18
Sep

Challenger Lifts Born in the USA, now being raised in New Zealand

Treadway Equipped is pleased to announce that Challenger Lifts Vehicle Hoists are now available in New Zealand, and we are the sole New Zealand distributor for these industry-leading USA brand.

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05
Mar

5 Symptoms of a Bad Wheel Alignment that you shouldn’t ignore

A poorly maintained road can be your wheel’s worst enemy. Driving through potholes or hitting a curb can surely affect the alignment of your wheels. Wheel alignment enhances the optimal drivability of your vehicle and improves its performance, keeping your wheels driving smoothly. Plus, it helps your tyres extend its life span. It also saves a ton of fuel depending on the alignment required.

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26
Feb

The Warning Signs Of Bad Wheel Alignment

A poorly maintained road is the greatest enemy of the wheels. Uneven roads or potholes will mess up the alignment of the wheels. Sometimes, it seems like it is just a very small misalignment problem, but, this can still cause issues with your wheels and overall driving experience.

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19
Feb

Back 2 Basics: Step-by-Step Wheel Alignment

Have you noticed an uneven tyre wear? Is the direction of your vehicle pulling to another side? Your steering wheel is drifting when you are driving straight? If yes, it is confirmed that your vehicle needs an alignment. This is not something to neglect, your vehicle will not enhance its performance on its own.

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12
Feb

How often should Wheel Alignment, Balancing and Rotation be done?

Wheel Alignment, Balancing and Rotation are 3 terminologies that are totally different in both meaning and practice. A slight oversight in catering to these aspects can lead to some problems from a vibration of your steering wheel, to risky driving conditions. These practices should be given equal attention for a smooth and safe ride of your vehicle.

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