Smoke Brake

Interesting articles that will help teach you how to spot early warning signs, so that you can attend to them before disaster strikes.

  • The dangers of aquaplaning

    The dangers of aquaplaning are a real risk. They can easy be avoided by regularly checking your tires. In this short and informative video we take a closer look at what aquaplaning is and how to avoid it. Aquaplaning or hydroplaning by the tires of a road vehicle occurs when a layer of water builds between the wheels of the vehicle and the road surface, leading to a loss of traction that prevents …

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  • All things spark plug related

    In this 101 article we take a look at all things spark plug related. Randburg Midas stock all major brand spark plugs, so you can rest assured we have the perfect plug for any make and model of car! For more information on our impressive range of car care products and more, please contact us (011) 789-4411 | marco@midasrandburg.co.za | 191 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg. Spark plugs are one of the m…

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  • Automotive tech trends for 2017

    In this short article we take a look at some exciting automotive tech trends we can look forward to in 2017!  It’s hard to imagine a time when having a standard CD player in a commuter car was a big deal. Now the compact disc is an old hat, with Bluetooth audio streaming becoming the new norm. In fact, some new cars, including the Chevrolet Spark, don’t have CD players at all, instead relying on t…

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  • Virtual tour of our store

    It’s with the greatest of pleasure that we invite you to enjoy this quick virtual tour of our store! At Randburg Midas we don’t see our employees as staff, we see them as family! We don’t see our store as a shop but rather our home away from home. We make it a priority to always make our clients feel welcome. But don’t take my word come and give us a visit for yourself because there’s more to Mida…

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  • Understanding your tyre tread depth

    Tyres play a huge role in the safety of your vehicle. By understanding your Tyre tread depth you will know when to replace your tyres and potentially avoid an accident. The law says your tyres must have at least a 1 millimetre tread and if it falls below that figure, you risk hefty fines and points on your license. Some tyres have tread wear indicators in the tread pattern to show when the tread d…

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  • Car safety features to look out for

    With new innovation in the automotive industry there has been great headway made in the overall safety of vehicles. So let’s see what the key safety features to look out for when buying a new car are. Whether you’re shopping for a used or new car, it’s important to spend time making sure it’s safe. First off, you should take a test drive and try on the seat belt to make sure it fits well and is co…

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