9 Steps To Winterizing Your Vehicle!

November 23rd, 2015

9 STEPS TO

WINTERIZING YOUR VEHICLE!!!!

1.       Coolant flush/test- This is one of the most important things an individual can do to prevent further EXPENSIVE! Damage to their vehicle. If you have bad coolant or it doesn’t test well to -34 degrees it could cause damage to your coolant system. If it does test bad -20 to 10 degrees what that means is you have a coolant/water ratio that is off. Meaning you have to much water in your system and not enough coolant. IF you have to much water it can freeze and cause your head to cr ...[more]

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Are All Season Tires Really All Season?

September 28th, 2015
We frequently get questions about all-season tires when consumers are trying to make the right purchasing decision for  a set of new tires. As the title of the blog asks…”are all-season tires really all-season?”
 
The answer is: it that depends on what part of the country you’re living in.
 
All-season tires are a compromise from the very start. They’re designed for a forgiving ride, low noise, decent handling and good road manners. Maybe not as much as what a good set of grand touring tires can deliver, but pretty respectable…and also with an aggressive tread pattern which 
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Get Ready for Summer Road Trips with New Tires

June 16th, 2015
Summer’s going to be here before you know it, and that means time for family road trips! 
 
We know there’s a lot to think about when you’re planning a vacation...money, accommodations, scheduling, keeping the kids occupied in the car...but one thing you definitely should not neglect in those plans is your tires. 
 
Summer road trips are hard on tires. You have to figure you’re in a car that’s likely loaded to the gills, driving for hours and hours to get to your destination in 90-plus-degree weather. That’s a good way to end up with overheated tires, and heat is the enemy of even the best tires. Here are a few things to consider before you load up the car and get going: 
 
Inflation - Did you know that underinflated tires cost you money in terms of fuel ec ...[more]
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