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When can a Tire be Repaired?

One of the most dreaded circumstances every driver worries about is getting a flat tire. It is a huge hassle to deal with, and it can be tricky knowing when to repair or replace a damaged tire. After all, not all flat tires can be fixed, and some will have to end up in the …

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How to Change a Flat Tire

Do you drive a car? Do you know how to change a tire? Do not worry if you nod to the first part and shake your head to the second. 1 in 5 drivers in North America say they have no clue about changing a tire. Even experienced drivers are often left scratching their heads …

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How To Know What Rims Will Fit Your Car

Rims are one of the most noticeable parts of a vehicle, but rims are not just for the looks. When it comes to vehicle performance, rims do have an important role to fulfil. It is because of this reason that sometimes having your tire rims changed can enhance your vehicle’s performance and also improve your …

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Is it Safe to Buy Used Tires?

In short: yes, buying used tires can be safe. However, just like buying a used car or boat, you need to make sure you’re purchasing it from a reputable and trustworthy source. You also need to ensure that all aspects of the tires are in good condition. The last thing you want is to have …

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The Basic Construction of a Tire

When you look at the modern construction of the tire, you can see just how far technology and engineering have come over the last several centuries. Years of research by the top name tire companies have resulted in the kinds of tires we have today, in terms of style, efficiency, material, durability and much more. …

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How Potholes Can Badly Damage Your Tires and Vehicle

Fall is here, bringing the chill with it. You need your hot coffee to stay in the cup, not spill all over the car seat. But if your tires are not in good shape, your car is quite likely to hit a pothole and do just that, ruining your day. At such times, the damage, …

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Driving In Wet Weather Conditions

Wet weather conditions can make driving a lot more challenging and if you’re not careful, you will find yourself in a dangerous situation and perhaps even get into an accident. To prevent this from happening, it’s important to drive safely with your full concentration so that the slippery roads do not present a problem. Always …

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Tire Installation Process

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Before we get down to how often you should rotate your tires, it’s important to understand what exactly a tire rotation is. Essentially, it is a process in which a qualified mechanic or technician removes and swaps your tires and finishes by remounting them. The rotation happens between the front and back tires and the …

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What Are Directional Tires?

Directional tires are meant for performance cars because they allow the vehicle to travel at high speeds. The tread pattern on these specific tires is designed in a way that it rotates in only one direction, which separates them from tires with symmetrical or asymmetrical tread patterns. Directional tires efficiently channel water away from the …

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How To Clean Your Rims The Right Way

A shiny set of wheels can make the average used car look new again. In just a short time, with the right cleaning techniques, you can take your rims to the next level. Brake dust is a sticky substance that builds up when friction is applied to the brakes. It is highly corrosive and can …

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