Maintain Mobility in the Event a Tire is Punctured

Auto manufacturers have eliminated the spare tire in many of their new models, opting instead for the use of run-flat tires or a portable tire repair kit. So far the trend has been most prevalent with higher-end vehicles, however General Motors recently introduced its new compact car, the Chevrolet Cruze sans spare tire.Car makers today believe that the...  Read More

Tour de Force

In its first major overhaul of the Assurance line, Goodyear recently launched the all-new Assu­rance ComforTred Touring tire in 34 sizes. The tire provides refined handling, all-season traction and an 80,000-mile limited treadlife warranty. With 20% more cushion than standard tires, ComfortEdge technology includes an outer comfort layer and an inner...  Read More

Ready, Set, Go

Do you have more than one set of tires and wheels for your cars? Are you tired of paying your car dealer to register your tire pressure sensor codes every time you rotate tires or swap out extra sets of tires/wheels?If you own one or any of the applicable models from the following manufacturers you can avoid those expensive trips to the dealer and store...  Read More

Hit the Trail

Look at the tires on the average utility trailer and you will probably find a mix of old car tires, light truck tires, even motorcycle tires. When you look at what is loaded on these trailers you may find everything from an unknown load quantity of dirt, stone etc. to expensive motorcycles, snowmobiles, you name it. Why trust your precious possessions or...  Read More

Hawkish on Brakes

Are you looking for better stopping power, lower noise and dust, less pad and rotor wear? Then you need to get "Hawkish" about your brakes. Hawk Performance brake pads have been successful in motorsports for almost 20 years. SCCA, NASA, CART and NASCAR are just a few of the many professional and amateur racing organizations worldwide whose participants use...  Read More

ENVigorate Your Drive

One of the most important aspects of my job is to help my customers get the best tire for their driving needs and budget. When I talk with our customers to get some idea about what they are looking for in a tire, very often the answer is, ”A little bit of everything.” If you are like the average driver today, you are looking to get the most you can for your...  Read More

Continental Breakfast

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that each gallon of gas saved also means that 19.4 fewer pounds of CO2 emissions are released into the Earth’s atmosphere, so every gallon of gasoline saved helps reduce fuel costs, and in turn, helps to reduce the nation’s dependence on oil. As consumers we are all very interested in how to save money...  Read More

Breathe Deep

Ask any professional engine tuner about performance enhancements and they will probably tell you the most effective thing you can do to improve engine performance, for the price, is to improve the breathing capability of the engine.Regardless of whether you have a gas, diesel or rotary engine, your engine is essentially an air pump. Anything you do to...  Read More

Under Pressure

Most vehicle owners do not check tire pressure nearly enough. An American Automobile Association (AAA) poll suggests that 85 percent of motorists do not even know how to check tire pressure.The most important job a tire has is to support the load to which it is attached. Tires are rated to handle specific loads but only at a predetermined air pressure. By...  Read More