All New Bridgestone Dueler AT Revo 3 All Terrain Truck Tire introduces Traction Claw Technology

It has been over ten years since the introduction of the highly rated Bridgestone Dueler A/T REVO 2.  For much of that time, it was among the very best On-/Off-Road All-Terrain tires for light trucks and SUV's.  It was praised for its combination of all weather capability, ride quality, and light off-road traction.  However, a decade is a long time in the...  Read More

Is the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S the New King of the Hill for Max Performance Summer Tires?

Since 2011, Michelin's Pilot Super Sport all but dominated the competition in the Max performance summer tire category.  It has been the benchmark in the category, a favorite of consumers, and has won many Tirerack.com comparison tests.  I've even expressed my own personal praise for the Pilot Super Sport tires after installing them on my own car in my blog...  Read More

In With the New Out With the Old: Save Big Money on Clearance Wheels

In addition to literally stocking over 1 million tires, we also carry over 1,500 different wheels.  Changes in preferences and demand give you great deals on Clearance wheels. See all the available choices for your vehicle by selecting Shop by Vehicle under the Wheels tab. Let's see how we can up your wheel game without nuking your wallet. Have a 2011-2016...  Read More

Transform your truck into a lifted truck with ReadyLIFT leveling kits and lift kits. No drilling required!

If you're looking into lifting your Ford F150, RAM, Silverado or other truck or SUV, be sure to check out ReadyLIFT.   They have been designing and producing premium suspension kits for trucks and full-sized SUVs since 2006.   The team at ReadyLIFT understands that that many drivers want to lift their trucks in a way that doesn't compromise factory ride...  Read More

Looking for trailer wheels? Check out these new styles by Ultra Trailer Wheels.

If you've ever shopped for truck wheels, there is a good chance you've come across Ultra wheels.  They've been in the wheel business for over 30 years and bring those decades of experience to the table to produce high quality wheels.  With a large selection of affordable styles of wheels in different a variety of attractive finishes, Ultra has something to...  Read More

Extra Winter Grip for Tesla Model X - What Winter/Snow Tires Should You Get For Your Tesla Model X?

Embraced the future and gotten yourself a Tesla Model X?  Unfortunately if you live in the Snowbelt that future may involve lots of snow. No worries we've got the dedicated Winter/Snow tires to keep you going.  Let's find the right set for exactly how and where you drive.  Winter/Snow Tire Size: Your Model X comes with either 20" or 22" wheels as...  Read More

Should You Buy a Tire and Wheel Package or Just Replace Your Tires?

If it is time for you to start shopping for new tires, should you also be considering new wheels as well? A set of mounted tires and wheels, called a  tire and wheel package, can often make more sense than simply replacing the tires on your current wheels.  Many drivers find that the benefits of owning two tire and wheel packages for their vehicles outweigh...  Read More

Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 SUV Crossover Winter Snow Tires - Third Season Update.

Since we live in a snowy area that sees quite a bit of lake effect snowfall, I have driven on many different winter snow tires over the years.  I've also had the opportunity to test dozens of different winter snow tires as a test driver in TireRack.com's tire testing program.  I've been impressed with a few models of tires over the years, but I keep coming...  Read More

Best snow tires for winter driving : Bridgestone versus Michelin.

The Winter of 2017/2018 has been one for the record books.  Much of the country has had to deal with severe cold temperatures and record breaking snowfalls.   Some of the sub-zero cold temperatures that much of the country experienced were the coldest recorded in over a decade.  Not long before I wrote this blog, I awoke to a morning of negative 14 degrees...  Read More

Get Your Tires Right. The Tire Decision Guide Can Help.

Choosing tires can be overwhelming for some. So many brands. So many options. So many questions. How do you narrow it down to make an educated choice on what will be on your vehicle for the next few years? Just like you, we’ve got questions. However, the answers to our questions will get you our top tire recommendations from our Tire Decision Guide. The...  Read More

Don't Let Snow Stop Your 2017 Honda Civic Type R

Before my BRZ and MR2 Spyder days, I was a Honda guy. To this day, I still hope Honda will come out with a new Prelude. If not, the Civic Type R sure looks like a vehicle to tempt my interests.  Are you a driver that just picked up a Civic Type R yourself? I'm sure you're loving it, but if you reside in the snowbelt region, you're going to need winter /...  Read More

Celebrating 1,000 Tire Rack Street Survival Schools

This past weekend, at our headquarters in South Bend, Indiana, we celebrated a milestone that we’re pretty proud of: the 1,000th Tire Rack Street Survival class! Through the efforts of volunteers, members of the BMW Car Club of America, SCCA, the National Corvette Club of America and the Porsche Club of America, this achievement was made possible. While we...  Read More

Is a Winter Tire & Wheel Package Right for You?

Now that the calendar says “October,” start thinking “winter.” Because before we know it, roofs will be covered with snow, ice rinks will be packed with skaters and roads will strike fear into drivers with dangerous commutes. Well, that is, unless you have the right tires. And the right tires are a set of winter / snow tires. Even better, winter/snow tires i...  Read More

You Can Run But You Can't Hide From Mother Nature

Do you need to run winter / snow tires? If you're in a region that normally averages over a foot of snow or your vehicle comes equipped with summer tires from the factory, you should strongly consider installing winter tires. Dedicated snow tires will enhance an all-wheel drive vehicle's winter capability, make an intrinsically "bad-in-snow" car better and...  Read More

Bridgestone Driveguard Run-Flat Tires Installed on My BMW (First Impressions)

Since 2007, most BMW vehicles began rolling off the assembly line without a spare tire and instead came equipped with run-flat tires. What are run-flat tires? Run-flats tires look and function like standard tires, except that they are designed to allow a driver to continue to drive on them even after losing all air pressure. This means that in most...  Read More

Best Tires for Honda CR-V (Part 2)

As I mentioned in my previous blog, "Best Tires for Honda CR-V (Part 1)", the Honda CR-V has grown from a relatively small SUV when it was first introduced to the civilized mid-size crossover vehicle that it is today. As the vehicle has grown, so has it's tire and wheel size.  In this follow-up post, I will cover recommended tires for the third-, fourth- and...  Read More

Best Tires for Honda CR-V (Part One)

Over five generations, the Honda CR-V has grown from a boxy, small SUV when first introduced in 1997, to the mature and civilized mid-size crossover vehicle that it is today. As the vehicle has grown, so has it's tire and wheelsize. 15-inch wheels and tires were used on the first-generation, while new CR-Vs roll off of the assembly line on 17-inch or...  Read More

Is the Michelin Defender LTX M/S the Best Tire for Ford Transit Connect?

The Ford Transit Connect is a panel van (or wagon depending on the configuration) that was first introduced to the North American market in 2009. It is easy to drive and maneuver, but it also has a large cargo carrying capacity despite its relatively modest size. This versatility has made it popular amongst many drivers who may have previously needed a...  Read More

Michelin Pilot Sport AS 3+ Versus the New Pirelli Pzero Nero A/S Plus

Since its launch in early 2016, the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ has been a popular choice in the Ultra High Performance All-Season category. Its crisp steering response, generous wet and dry grip and excellent hydroplaning resistance makes it a top choice for drivers wanting sporty handling that bests many summer-only performance tires. During a pre-launch...  Read More

Newer is Better: Introducing the Ultra High Performance All-Season General G-MAX AS-05

Founded in 1915, General Tire has been making tires for over 100 years. That knowledge base improved even more in 1987 when General was purchased by a leading German-tire manufacturer. This infusion of capital and technology has helped General continue to make great tires at a very reasonable prices.   One such General tire that has tested well and impressed...  Read More