• How To Read A Tire – Part 1 of 2

    How To Read A Tire – Part 1 of 2

    All those numbers molded onto the side of your tire actually mean something! Here are some tips on how to read a tire: TIRE WIDTH: -The width of the tire tread in millimeters. This is important to know, since if your replacement tire doesn’t match factory specification, your replacement tire may not fit on your

  • How Tires Are Made

    How Tires Are Made

    Wondering how tires are made? Here’s some interesting tire manufacturing info we snagged from Michelin’s own site. The tire is the only part of the car that touches the road. Tires must strike a balance between traction, comfort, durability, energy efficiency and overall cost. As a result of these competing needs, tires are more complex

  • Crash Course on TPMS Transmitters

    Crash Course on TPMS Transmitters

    If you're joining in from our article: "My TPMS Light Is On, I'm FREAKING OUT!" - you're in the right place! Time for the low-down on TPMS transmitters! A LITTLE HISTORY: TPMS transmitters were made mandatory by the TREAD act and applied to all vehicles in the U.S. from model year 2008 and later. The

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