Get The Most Out Of That Set Of Tires

January 28th, 2016
Your tires are a pretty big investment. Even with the cheapest set of tires, you’re going to be spending upwards of $400 on the tires, mounting, balancing, disposal fees and taxes. Since you laid down that kind of money, doesn’t it just make sense to make sure you get the most miles possible out of them? 
Here’s some advice on long tire life:
 
Regularly check your tire pressure. This one is really, really important. Underinflated tires will wear 
unevenly and reduce your fuel economy due to increased rolling resistance. That increased rolling resistance also means more heat, which will break down the tires’ internal structure and sh ...[more]
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Importance of Proper Tire Alignment

April 15th, 2015

Getting your tires aligned is an important maintenance procedure that you should have done on a regular basis. Your cars alignment is most frequently disrupted by running over a pothole, hitting a bump, or even by running over a curb. When your tires are not properly aligned they will wear down much faster. More importantly, they will wear down unevenly which can cause your tire to lose air pressure and possibly blowout. A car with properly aligned tir ...[more]

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Poor Wheel Alignment Can Compromise the Safety of You and Your Passengers

March 13th, 2015

Keeping your tires properly aligned is a key part of vehicle maintenance that is often over looked. Proper wheel alignment extends the life of your tires and helps ensure safe handling. A simple bump against a curb or hitting an unavoidable pothole can cause a vehicle's alignment to change. If you think you might have improper wheel alignment, then keep reading to find out more:

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