Tires

  • No Fountain of Youth (Aging Tires)
    Can you think of anyone who enjoys aging?  Wrinkles where you don't want them, gray hair, eyes that won't focus any more, no stamina.  Believe it or not, your tires age, too, and they don't...
    Published on: Mar 14, 2021
  • It Wears on You (Tire Rotation)
    If someone told you there was a fairly inexpensive way to improve your vehicle's handling, fuel economy and extend the life of your tires, you'd probably ask, "What do I have to do?" The answer is to ...
    Published on: Jun 06, 2021
  • How Tired Are Your Tires? (Tire replacement)
    Of the things you think about most, your tires are probably pretty far down the list. That’s understandable because today’s tires are engineered to do their job without needing you to pay ...
    Published on: Sep 12, 2021
  • What's in a Number? (What Tire Numbers Mean)
    You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information.  There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you...
    Published on: Oct 17, 2021
  • Tire or Re-Tire? (Getting Tires Ready for Hot Weather)
    Heat isn't easy on vehicle tires, and as the seasons change, make sure yours are ready to take the heat.  Let's talk first about inflation.  Heat causes air to expand, so heat alone can rai...
    Published on: May 01, 2022
  • Don't Neglect Your Spare (Spare Tire Care)
    If you've ever had a flat tire, then you know welcome it is to have a spare tire that is properly inflated, in good shape and easy to get to.  Problem is many of us don't even give our spare tire...
    Published on: Jul 03, 2022
  • To Fix or Not To Fix (Tire Repair)
    You know that sinking feeling when you realize one of your tires has a problem.  It may be making an odd noise or behaving oddly when you're driving.  You may hit a pothole or curb and one s...
    Published on: Nov 06, 2022
  • Read a Good Tire Lately? (Tire Wear)
    There's lots of good information to read in books and online.  You might not know that you can also "read" your tires and learn a lot about what shape they're in and if they are in need of attent...
    Published on: Jan 22, 2023
  • The Flat Fix that Fits (Tire Repairs)
    Can you think of anyone who likes getting a flat tire?  Of course not.  But when one of your tires winds up with a flat or leak, whether it be from things like hitting a curb, running over a...
    Published on: Sep 24, 2023
  • Rubber Match (Tire Replacement)
    A set of new tires isn't probably high on anyone's list of exciting purchases.  But since your life is literally riding on them, it's probably a good idea to know when it's time for you to buy ne...
    Published on: Oct 15, 2023
  • Flat Tire? Three’s the Charm (Tire Repair)
    For most drivers, at some point you’re going to have a flat tire. Depending on how it was damaged, it may have to be replaced.  But sometimes, a repair will do the trick, as long as the pun...
    Published on: Jun 23, 2024