Tires and Wheels

  • Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair
    Many Fairbanks drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs...
    Published on: Aug 16, 2012
  • Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires
    Fairbanks drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes t...
    Published on: Aug 24, 2012
  • Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Fairbanks Ride
      It seems like everywhere you go in the Fairbanks area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. So...
    Published on: Aug 31, 2012
  • Wheel Balancing at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair
    So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Fairbanks drivers can tell if their tires are out of balanc...
    Published on: Dec 26, 2012
  • All About Your TPMS in Fairbanks
    Fairbanks drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for AK auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and lon...
    Published on: Feb 01, 2013
  • The Fallacy of Cheap Tires
      Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Fairbanks area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather h...
    Published on: Apr 30, 2013
  • Saving Lives in Fairbanks with Tire Pressure
    All new passenger vehicles on our Fairbanks, AK, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are ...
    Published on: May 08, 2013
  • When Are Your Tires Worn Out?
      Hey Fairbanks area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our AK streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Fairbanks area, the...
    Published on: May 21, 2013
  • Selecting New Tires and Wheels
    Some of us Fairbanks drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around AK, where you wan...
    Published on: Mar 12, 2014
  • Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Fairbanks, AK
    Everyone in Fairbanks, AK eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Fairbanks, i...
    Published on: May 14, 2014
  • Shake It up in Fairbanks!: Why Wheel Balancing
    Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to kee...
    Published on: Jun 24, 2014
  • Fairbanks Tire Repair
    Most Fairbanks residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for ...
    Published on: Sep 12, 2014
  • Tire Tread Depth for Fairbanks, AK Drivers
    Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of ...
    Published on: Nov 24, 2015
  • Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Fairbanks
    Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Fairbanks area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't h...
    Published on: Sep 22, 2015
  • Tire Replacement: What Fairbanks Drivers Need to Know
    Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your funct...
    Published on: Sep 25, 2015
  • Talk to Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair About New Shoes for Your Vehicle
    Custom wheels are one way that Fairbanks folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several...
    Published on: Aug 06, 2015
  • Getting New Tires in Fairbanks?
    There are so many tire choices in the Fairbanks area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a s...
    Published on: May 01, 2015
  • Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Gabe's Truck & Auto Repair
    When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good ...
    Published on: Mar 20, 2015
  • Helping Fairbanks Drivers Get the Right Tires
    Every Fairbanks vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to ...
    Published on: Mar 03, 2015
  • Under Pressure in Fairbanks: TPMS
    Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Fairbanks, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal gov...
    Published on: Jun 10, 2015