New World Record Set For Changing Tyres, Watch And Weep
Well, here’s something for the people down at Kwik-Fit et al to aspire to…
Four German mechanics from the automotive parts and repairs company kfzteile24 have smashed the world record for changing all four tyres on a road car.
Watched over by a Guinness World Records official, the team – comprising Marco Herzlieb, Denis Werner, Gordon Neumann and Florian Walkenhors – sliced an amazing 24.23 seconds off the previous record, breaking the minute barrier in doing so.
They achieved it in just 59.62 seconds and – even more astonishingly – did so using just wheel wrenches and car jacks, as the rules expressly forbid the use of any electric tools.
Watch it below – and remember it ruefully next time you’re down your local tyre-replacement place and have got bored with reading all the magazines and newspapers while waiting for your one wheel to be changed…
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