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Automotive

  • A1 Wheel and Tyre

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    A1 Wheel and Tyre is a private family owned and operated company. We specialise in the warehouse and distribution of wheels and tyres to the automotive fitment trade. The directors have over 25 years of experience within the motor trade, specifically within the aftermarket accessories and tyre sector. As a result we offer only the best products. A1 Wheel and Tyre is a wheel supplier of popular quality brands such as Lenso, Storm, Scarlet and Borghini. Plus we are a tyre supplier of the Wanli brand. These brands are designed to enhance a car’s driving ability. Therefore they are suitable for both the every day driver as well as the avid car enthusiast.

  • Astro Brake and Clutch

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    Are your brakes failing on you? Do you need brake repairs? You might need brake repairs if those brakes are trying to tell you something with the sound that they are making. Did you know that brakes are the most frequently changes parts on your car? It is also the most important part, because if you can’t stop… Listen closely to your brakes because they could be telling you this: A Sticking Brake Pedal occurs when the pedal fails to release. This could indicate a faulty master cylinder. Noisy Brakes make a squeaking sound. This could indicate worn brake pads or linings. Locking Brakes occur when your brakes grab or lock when you apply only light pressure. Check it right away. It’s best to get your brakes checked by our technicians if you notice anything that is out of the norm when it comes to your brakes or braking habits. At Astro Brake and Clutch Centre we do brake repairs while you wait. We are also great at clutch repairs because these go hand-in-hand with your brakes. We specialise in brake repairs and clutch repairs so let us get you back on the road safely again. Our Show Up Service: The industry standard suggests that brake pads and fluid should be inspected every 15 000km. Our Show Up Service allows you to drive into our fitment centre and have your vehicle’s braking system assessed. Depending on the severity of the problem, we can fix or refit your brakes on the spot or make a scheduled arrangement to resolve the issue as soon as possible. It is crucial for your safety to have your brakes assessed. The discovery of a problem when you need to use them to stop at the red light might be too late. Brakes work on the principle of friction to stop your car, and this causes normal wear and tear. Consequently, brakes are one of the most frequently replaced parts of a car. Our Quick Fit Service: Problems can occur when you least expect them. When it comes to your car’s brakes and safety, sometimes you cannot afford to put off fixing things to a more a convenient time. Our Quick Fit Service specifically to cater to this since we hold a wide range of stock for the more common found cars. While you wait, your car’s brakes are fitted by our technicians quickly and conveniently. Thus making the drive to your next destination more relaxed and secure. Our Trusted Service: All components and workmanship by Astro Brake and Clutch are guaranteed against defects or faulty workmanship from the date of fitment for 6 months or 20 000km. Unless otherwise specified by the component manufacturer. This does not include normal wear, abuse or misuse. We reserve the right to consult with the manufacturer on any claim when a complaint or dispute is lodged. You are welcome to make an appointment or get a quote via our website. Get in touch with us today for a safer journey.

  • Astro Brake - Brake Pad Replacement

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    We offer a Brake Pad Replacement service that gives you the peace of mind to continue on your journey. We have a large stock holding of various brake products here at Astro Brakes such as brake pads, brake discs as well as all other related products. The parts include those for all makes and models of vehicles to ensure a quick and speedy service. So you can relax and wait while we proceed with the Brake Pad Replacement on your vehicle. If your brakes tend to make a noise then it may indicate that the brake pads need to be replaced. So it makes a noise like a squeaking sound which is possibly caused by an uneven brake surface. As a general rule of thumb if you notice any discrepancy in the brakes while you’re driving then you should get it checked. So if it feels or sounds different then there may be something wrong within the braking system. So to identify any brake issues we have technicians that are trained and skilled. We check your vehicle’s braking system entirely before any repairs are performed. Once the problem has been identified as the brake pads being faulty we then undertake the Brake Pad Replacement right away. So you can count on our quick service. Brakes are very important and the last thing you want is to realise that they don’t work while you’re driving. So don’t take chances. Be proactive and check your brakes before it’s too late. You are welcome to pop in to the Astro Brakes workshop for a free brake check at any time.

  • Astro Brake - Brake Discs

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    At Astro Brakes we supply and fit Brake Discs on cars and bakkies as well as on commercial vehicles. If your Brake Discs are not smooth and you require the Brake Discs to be skimmed then you are welcome to pop into the Astro Brakes workshop. If you need to make an appointment then feel free to contact us at your earliest convenience. Because we specialise in brakes and understand that when there is a fault you cannot wait for a later date so we keep stock of a variety of Brake Discs. Our stock holding consists of brake products related to all makes and models of vehicles. So we can fit your new brakes while you wait. The brakes are a very important part of your car as well as driving experience. Faulty brakes can cause a lot of problems which could lead to devastating results. So it is in your best interest to have the brakes checked and repaired if required. Brake Disc Skimming is an alternative to fitting new brakes and it is more affordable as well. Our technicians will first check whether there is any serious wear or damage that may disqualify the Brake Discs from the skimming process. It is recommended that they are replaced with a new set if they are damaged or worn beyond repair. It is important to take note of the state of your car’s brake discs. If you notice that the surface is rusty or it feels springy or you hear a whistling sound when you brake then you need to get it checked. With our trained and highly skilled technicians we will be able to repair or replace the brake discs on your vehicle.

  • TorqueSteer | SA's top motoring blog

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    We love cars. We live them, we breathe them, we stare at them, but we don't sleep wit them. Founded in 2015, Juan Loubser decided it is time to take his passion for motoring further. He is still a broke idiot unable to fund his obsessions, but in the end, It’s about the cars. The old, the unknown, the “cheap-for-a-reason”, the ones that are really, really bad, and the forgotten.