2015

Auto Tire Installation Options

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Nearly every car owner has needed to replace their tires at some point. Whether it’s because of a flat (or two), wear and tear from age, structural issues, or swapping out for seasonal tread tires, tire installation is routine for many auto shops. Seasoned gearheads might be willing to tackle a tire project at home, but everyone else will probably need to pay for professional installation. There are a few different installation options to examine, depending on the situation.…

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Two Big Mistakes To Avoid When Replacing Tires On An Automatic 4X4

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The ability to slip your vehicle into four-wheel-drive when the terrain changes obviously changed the way car owners thought about their vehicles. However, the implementation of the automatic four-wheel-drive system changed the everything completely. The automatic four-wheel-drive kicks in automatically when sensors detect that one or more of the tires has lost traction. While this is convenient, if you own a vehicle equipped with automatic four-wheel-drive, you do have to be careful when it comes to tire replacement.…

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3 Signs That Your Wheels Need Balancing

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Wheel balancing involves ensuring that there is not too much weight on one part of any of your tires. Even a minor discrepancy in the weight on your tires can cause them to wear out unevenly, which can be dangerous and can cause the need to have your tires replaced a lot more frequently, which can be expensive. It doesn’t cost much to have your wheels balanced, and it’s worthwhile to do to prevent problems.…

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4 Reasons For Irregular Tire Wear

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Irregular tire wear not only means that you need to buy new tires, it’s a sign that something else is wrong. If you don’t get the underlying problem resolved, new tires will also develop abnormal wear patterns and a loss of longevity. Consider the types of issues that can lead to tread wearing in noticeably unusual ways.  Incorrect Inflation This is the easiest problem to fix. If you tend to judge tire pressure by eyeballing the tires, it’s time to buy a tire gauge and use it.…

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Buying Used Tires: Getting The Best Deal And Quality With Your Purchase

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If you struggle with the cost of new tires, but your tread on your current set is starting to fade, you can find used tires for a great price. Here is a guide to help you select quality used tires at an affordable price. Consider an auto salvage facility Many people sell their vehicles to a junkyard when they are no longer working and get reimbursed for their tires. You can find a plethora of tires in a variety of sizes and tread wear, such as all-weather tires or off-road versions.…

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A Couple Of Common Tire Maintenance Questions

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Tires are likely one part of your car that you seldom think about unless there is a problem. This can cause you to be uninformed about tires, which may make it more likely that you experience problems with your tires. Knowing the answers for these following routine but extremely important questions will make it easier for you to minimize the risk of encountering these issues with your car.  How Can You Know If Your Tires Need To Be Replaced?…

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