Archive for the ‘Tire Talk’ Category

Check Your Nuts!

Hopefully by now everyone have switched to Winter tires but have you checked your lug nuts since they were switched? Well if you haven’t switched to Winter tires yet, you’re long overdue but it’s not too late and that’s something you should get done as soon as possible. The next thing to think about is […]

Tire Talk – Running Away from Run Flats?

Run Flat Tires (RFT’s) aren’t exactly new. In fact they’ve been around since the mid 1930’s when Michelin introduced a “semi-bullet proof” tire for the military. Although it performed as advertised, it was far too expensive to be considered for regular consumers. Over the decades, various types of RFT’s have been developed but they didn’t […]

Tire Talk – Beware of Your Spare

Time and time again, tow truck drivers are called to change someone’s flat tire. Now you wouldn’t think this is a big deal and it really isn’t…but some tow truck drivers see some potential safety and liability issues with that, especially when on the side of the highway and when your spare tire is a […]

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