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I bought my son a cheaper vehicle for his first car. The car wasn't exactly what he wanted and needed some care. I told him that I would pitch in half the cost of buying new wheels and tires for it since it had plain black wheels that used to be hidden underneath hubcaps. When we started looking into his best options for wheels and tires, I learned a lot. I found out what kind of wheels should be avoided when you drive down dirt roads often, found out what tires will provide the best traction for our roads and much more. Learn what we did by reading our blog.


When To Take Your Car In For Wheel Alignment Or Adjustment

Over time, the parts in your vehicle's front suspension and steering will begin to wear. When that happens, the wheel alignment can begin to change, and you may start to see strange tire wear patterns developing or feel changes in how the car drives. An alignment service can check the wheel alignment and make adjustments when necessary, but it is essential that you take the car to the shop if you feel something is off with the vehicle. Read More 

When To Consider Installing Race Tires On Your Car Or Truck

Performace cars or trucks with high-performance engines that make more horsepower than stock often require performance tires to ensure the traction on the ground is enough for the engine output. If the car is also spending time at the race track, adding a set of race tires for track use can further enhance the grip and ensure the vehicle sticks to the surface and handles properly.  Racing Tires There are some things you need to understand about race tires before you put them on your vehicle. Read More 

Your Short Guide to Tire Care and Replacement

Tires are necessary for a vehicle to move, and tires in good condition should also be considered to be necessary. Tires that aren't in good shape can put you, your passengers, and others on the roadway at risk. Here is a short guide on tires:  How often should you be replacing your tires? When it comes to how often you should replace your tires, there are really two main things to consider and that is their age and their wear. Read More 

Four Accessories For Your New Pick-Up Truck

Getting the pick-up truck you've wanted for some time is a good feeling. To keep that good feeling going, you can purchase accessories that help you transport things, customize the truck for your own preferences or work to protect your new investment. The accessories here can soup up your truck no matter where you use it: Off-Road Rims Standard manufacturer-made rims may work well enough on paved roads and streets, but if you plan to be off roads more often than on them, you may need to upgrade your rims, especially if you're already considering new wheels. Read More 

How Certain Material Handling Products Can Work For Your Tire Shop

Material handling products are generally used for warehouse purposes. However, under certain circumstances, some of these materials may have other uses. The following items, for example, would work exceptionally well in a tire shop, specifically, your tire shop. Drum Barrel Racks No, it is true, you do not deal in drum barrels. Yet, drum barrels are round like tires and wheels, and both need to be stored in a way that they do not roll off and away. Read More