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Troubleshooter: What do those numbers on tire sidewalls mean?

It’s almost winter tire season, and don’t shoot the messenger for bringing it up. But one question that keeps popping up on auto website chat-rooms and feedback sections regularly is “what do those numbers imprinted on tires really mean?” Being able to decipher these rubber codes can go a long […]

September 12, 2019 ×

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7 Warning Signs You Need New Tires

Most drivers seldom spend much time thinking about the health of their tires. The fact that our tires are so often overlooked is most unfortunate. Tires play an integral role in the safety and performance of our cars. Maintaining proper tire pressure and tire health can drastically improve handling and […]

May 23, 2019 ×

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What happens to your car when it hits a pothole? We ask an expert

Hitting a pothole while driving Michigan’s scenic byways can turn a swell day into a lousy one, sometimes requiring a costly and unexpected trip to the repair shop. We asked one expert — Jennifer Bastiaan — to weigh in on what Michigan’s unofficial state crater can do to an automobile. […]

March 13, 2019 ×

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Cooper Tire Says Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday is a Good Time to Learn the “Penny Test”

Cooper Tire Says Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday is a Good Time to Learn the “Penny Test”

FINDLAY, Ohio –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 8, 2019– February 12 marks the 210 th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. America’s sixteenth president, Lincoln is memorialized on Mount Rushmore , Washington D.C.’s Lincoln Memorial and on the U.S. penny. While a penny may be worth one cent in currency, when it comes to […]

February 11, 2019 ×

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The Best Ultra High-Performance Tires And What They Cost

The Best Ultra High-Performance Tires And What They Cost

Most cars come with all-season tires, which provide a reasonable compromise between handling, ride quality, and winter traction. That said, if you ditch those shoes for a good set of summer rubber, and you’ll be amazed at how your car comes alive in the corners. Read the source article at […]

January 16, 2019 ×

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Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Before you hit the road this summer, it’s important that you get your car checked because you don’t want to run into any problems during your travels. Dave Armstrong is the Senior Manager at AAA Washington. He said you should check your tire pressure when the tires are cold in […]

July 19, 2018 ×

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5 Signs That you Might Need to Replace your Tires – WHEELS.ca

With our busy lives and demanding schedules, who really has the time to thoroughly check the tires on their vehicle to see if they need replacing? Of course, if you have a mechanic check your vehicle periodically, they will most likely tell you if the tires need to be changed. […]

July 17, 2018 ×

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Learn how to detail a car so you don’t end up with a dumpster on wheels

Learn how to detail a car so you don’t end up with a dumpster on wheels

When you were a kid, washing the family car required soap, a sponge, and some water. It was approximate at best, a way to kill time on a warm summer evening while earning allowance money. As an adult, you undoubtedly realized keeping a car squeaky-clean demands considerably more effort than […]

June 25, 2018 ×

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What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

Many new cars these days roll on run-flat tires. These unique tires have a reinforced sidewall that can support the weight of the vehicle even after a total loss of air pressure. This gives you the ability to get to a tire shop or dealership to replace your rubber should […]

June 20, 2018 ×

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4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road by Connie Thompson KOMO photo A A Most of us who drive, probalbly consider ourselves to be safe drivers. But our tires might say otherwise. When I reported on AAA’s new tread wear tests last […]

June 20, 2018 ×