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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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Top 15 Best Portable Tire Inflators and Air Compressors – AutoGuide

Top 15 Best Portable Tire Inflators and Air Compressors – AutoGuide

With some modern vehicles coming equipped with run flat tires and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), a common misconception is that a portable tire inflator or air compressor is no longer a necessity. But that’s not the case because tires can lose air over time even if you don’t have […]

July 11, 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 ×

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How It Works: Turbocharging – WomanOnWheels.ca

How It Works: Turbocharging – WomanOnWheels.ca

Turbocharging used to be reserved primarily for speedy sports cars, but as fuel efficiency standards tighten, many automakers are using small turbo engines in everyday cars to improve mileage. Find out what turbos are all about in my “How It Works” column at the National Post. Read the source article […]

June 14, 2018 ×

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Worn Tires Put Drivers At Risk, According To AAA Tests

Worn Tires Put Drivers At Risk, According To AAA Tests

New research from AAA reveals that driving on relatively worn tires at highway speeds in wet conditions can increase average stopping distances by 43 percent, or an additional 87 feet. With nearly 800,000 crashes occurring on wet roads each year, AAA is urging drivers to check tread depth, replace tires […]

June 12, 2018 ×