• Plus Sizing Explained

    Plus Sizing Explained

    If you’re new to cars, or it’s your first time buying wheels and tires – you may have heard the term “plus sizing.”  Keep scrolling to find out the details on why we do it, and how it’s done. WHY PLUS SIZE? Getting bigger and more stylish wheels with low profile tires can be a

  • 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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