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  • Signs Your Car Needs New Tires: A Guide For Beginner Drivers

    Car maintenance can seem a bit overwhelming when you're new to driving! Aside from oil changes, the other big maintenance factor you'll need to worry about is changing your tires. Tires can last anywhere from 20,000 to 50,000 miles. Clearly, this is a big range, so you'll need to keep a close eye on your tires to be sure you replace them when needed. Here are three signs your tires need to be replaced. [Read More]

  • Auto 101: 3 Easy Tips For Identifying Worn Tires

    Every time you drive, your tires take a beating. Over time, they will eventually wear out and need to be replaced—as worn tires can be extremely dangerous. If you are like most people, you probably don't know when your tires need replacing. While it might seem difficult, it is actually fairly easy. So what are the warning signs that you need to replace your tires? Here are three signs: 1. Vibration While Driving [Read More]

  • New Wheels For Your Ride? 3 Tips To Keep Them In Pristine Condition

    If you've purchased premium wheels for your car, you want to make sure you take care of them properly. While you're driving, your wheels are picking up particles of brake dust, as well as dirt from the road. If you live in an area that experiences heavy snowfall or freezing temperatures, you may also have particles of rock salt or other thawing agents on your rims. Here are three simple ways to clean your wheels and leave them looking brand new. [Read More]

  • 4 Things To Keep In Mind When Purchasing New Tires This Spring

    If you need to purchase new tires this spring for your vehicle, make sure that you keep the following four things in mind as you go through the tire-purchasing process. #1 Check Out The Shape Of Your Car Before Getting New Tires Before you get new tires put on your vehicle, really inspect the old tires. Do any of your tires show significantly more wear than your other tires? Are any of your tires more worn out on the inside edge? [Read More]

  • Three Different Signs That Your Vehicle's Wheels Need Balancing

    When your vehicle's wheels are properly balanced before they're installed, they'll provide you with a smooth ride that promotes even tire wear. The bad news is that balanced wheels can lose their balance over time -- but the good news is that you can visit a tire and wheel specialist to get things back in proper working order. Even if you're not an automotive enthusiast, there are a variety of indicators that suggest that it's time to get your wheels balanced. [Read More]

  • Buying A Salvage Car

    If you are looking for an extreme motor vehicle bargain, you might consider purchasing a salvage car, one that has been in a serious accident and "totaled" by the insurance company. Although these purchases come with some risks, you can acquire a serviceable salvage vehicle as long as you are cautious and follow certain procedures. Price Of course, these vehicles come with a low price tag. To be labeled a salvage vehicle by an insurance company, cars generally need more repairs than their listed value, so they are often priced about 40% less than a non-salvage model would be. [Read More]

  • 3 Signs Your Tires Need To Be Rotated

    Quality tires play an important role in helping to ensure the safety of your vehicle. Taking the time to maintain your tires should be a priority, and regular tire rotations should be part of your vehicle's maintenance routine. Here are three signs you should be watching for to determine when it's time to rotate the tires on your vehicle in the future. 1. Uneven Tire Tread Wear It's important that you check the tread wear pattern on your vehicle's tires regularly. [Read More]

  • Winter Tire Myths

    In most parts of the country, winter means colder temperatures and snowfall. In order to navigate through this type of weather safely, you need the right type of tire. Snow tires, sometimes referred to as winter tires, are the ideal solution. Unfortunately, some people's lack of knowledge as it pertains to this tire style leads to a number of misconceptions. Here are just some of myths you want to avoid. [Read More]

  • Your Guide To Buying Tires

    Tires are one of the most important purchases you'll make. Your safety depends on their quality and reliability. There are some major differences among the various classes of tires. Use this guide to make the best selection for your driving habits and weather conditions. Heat Dispersal Heat buildup is a major contributor to blowouts. Air inside the tire expands as it gets hotter, and finally the force of expansion causes the tire to explode. [Read More]

  • How To Save Money On New Tires

    Purchasing new tires for your vehicle can seem like a real pain to do. After all, no one wants to spend their hard earned money on something like new tires. However, buying new tires when you need them is important and should never be avoided. Because of this, you will want to know of a few ways that you can save on purchasing new tires for your vehicle: ​​Purchase Tires at the Right Time: [Read More]