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What Does Aligning your Tires Do?

What Does Aligning your Tires Do?

What Does Aligning your Tires Do?    Your wheels are a major part of you getting to your destination everyday. If you think about it, you can't go anywhere without them! The wheel alignment is just as important as having the proper tires on your vehicle.   So why do we get an alignments done? Below we will give you a list of the top reasons to consider:  Keeps tires from premature wear Helps with the handling of the vehicle, or smoother rideBetter fuel mileagePerfect contact with the road            "Chopping" seen on the Tires Now that we have covered the " Whys", lets talk about the "Hows" to your wheels get misaligned. There are many factors that can create misalignment on your vehicle. Below are just a few: If you are involved in an accident, or had a ... read more

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Wheel Alignment

Tires, DOT Serial Number, and Safety

Tires, DOT Serial Number, and Safety

NEW YEAR.... Same us! Let's get you ready for the newness ahead!  We are kicking off the New Year by talking about TIRES! A service we now provide at our shop and have on order for you whenever you need! If your tire has a finicky nail, or has an air leak, we can diagnose and let you know if it needs a new one or if we can patch it!  I want to go into detail the importance of knowing how to read your tires DOT serial number. The DOT serial number is located on the inside wall of the tire and is usually followed by eight to thirteen letters or numbers. DOT verifies that the tires were made in the United States, and follow the Department of Transportation's (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's tire safety standards.  These numbers verify where the tire was manufactured, the size, manufacturers code, and most importantly the week and year of the tires making. It is highly important ... read more

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Tires
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