• 3 Things To Know About Tire Puncture Repair

    3 Things To Know About Tire Puncture Repair

    So you've got a tire puncture. Bummer. We feel your pain. Well, here's what you need to know to get up to speed on the basics of tire puncture repair. IS YOUR TIRE REPAIRABLE? To ensure your safety, the T.I.A. (Tire Industry Association) sets forth guidelines on whether any road going passenger tire can be repaired

  • Tire DOT Number Decoded

    Tire DOT Number Decoded

    Ever wondered how old your tires are? Looking to buy a used tire? Keep scrolling and you'll find out what reading the tire DOT number can tell you. * By the way, D.O.T. stands for Department of Transportation. Here's an example of a tire DOT number: 1) PLANT AND SIZE CODE: The first 4 characters

  • UTQG Ratings Explained

    UTQG Ratings Explained

    Tire manufacturers publish UTQG (Uniform Tire Quality Grade) ratings  to help consumers understand the potential performance of a tire, based on 3 things. Treadwear, Traction, and Temperature.  The one thing to note hear is, the individual tire manufacturers (like Michelin, Bridgestone, Pirelli) grade their own tires, based on comparison with a their own standardized control

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