Winter Tires? Or All-Season?

December 11th, 2016
Sometimes, there's nothing else that can get you through the winter like real winter tires. But do you need them? Read on.
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Wheel Alignments -- Are They Really That Important?

September 5th, 2016
A vehicle with poor wheel alignment is more than just an inconvenience...
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Signs You Might Need New Tires

May 16th, 2016
Tread wear isn’t the only tipoff that you might need a set of tires. Here are some other things to look for:
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How to Get The Most Out Of Your Tires

November 4th, 2015
Tires in Dothan, ALIt’s pretty easy to lay down $600 or more for a decent set of tires for your car, truck, minivan or SUV. That kind of money is an investment…and you want to get the most out of that investment. Here are some pretty important things to remember as you start to rack up the miles on your tires: 
  • Inflation Levels: There’s hardly anything that’s more important to your tires than proper inflation. Underinflated tires will wear prematurely, drive and handle poorly and cost you more money in terms of fuel economy due to their increased rolling resistance. Worse, underinflated tires generate more heat, which breaks down the tire’s internal structure and raises the chances of tire failure. Check your recommended inflation levels, usually on the driver’s door jamb, and regular ...[more]
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10 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

June 28th, 2013

Who doesn’t want better gas mileage these days? Maximizing your fuel efficiency will not only save you money, it is better for your vehicle and the environment! With some proper maintenance, and simple tips and tricks, you can make fewer trips to the pump, which will be friendlier on your car, and your wallet.

  • Tires - The right tires for your driving conditions are important. For the best gas mileage choose low rolling resistance tires. These are designed to maximize fuel efficiency and performance by increasing the tire’s grip on the road. Tires for racing and oversized off-roading tires are designed only for specific uses, and shouldn’t be used as your vehicle’s primary tires.

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