A Web Log from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
February 12, 2019
Potholes! Anyone who has ventured out onto the roads recently has had to deal with these sinister sink-holes. In no way do I mean to disparage the good and hard working people who maintain our roads – BUT, imagine my dismay upon discovering a cavernous crater right outside of my lair! If these rascals feel free to scar the road of a Phantom Tire Buyer with a secret identity and close personal friend of Chip Wood’s, who knows what havoc they are wreaking upon those who have no connection to Tire Discounters!
But fear not! In the interest of safe travel for everyone, Tire Discounters ALWAYS offers free inspections, even to those who have not been wise enough to take advantage of their goods and services.
So the best thing you can do if you’ve encountered one of these malicious menaces is to head to Tire Discounters, toot-sweet, and have your tire inspected and alignment checked!
Now I must go. I intend to stand guard over the pothole outside of my lair and warn unsuspecting drivers of the impending danger. Fortunately, my cape is weather-proof.
The constantly changing temperatures are taking their toll on the roads. As you spend time cruising behind the wheel, you should keep your eyes peeled for potholes. Here are a few simple things you can do to avoid letting potholes disrupt your commute:
more “Avoid Pothole Damage”
Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house you may go for the holidays. While you’re looking forward to a joyous holiday season, traveling can be stressful. Not just for you but your vehicle as well.
Tire Discounters wants you to be safe on the road and enjoy all holiday festivities. Put your mind at ease by visiting your local Tire Discounters and take advantage of our seven different courtesy checks or our extensive 22-point safety check to ensure your vehicle is in good condition and safe for all your holiday travel needs.
more “4 Essential Tips for Holiday Travel”
The turning of the calendar to November signals the start of the busiest time of the year. From fall school activities wrapping-up before the holiday season to honoring our fine men and women on Veterans Day to spending time with family and friends on Thanksgiving. The month of November is a month packed full of important events and celebrations. Vehicle prep is not usually on anyone’s radar. more “5 Key Ingredients to November Vehicle Prep”
What if you walked at a left angle all the time? You would never get where you needed to be, that’s what. Also, people would probably stare. At Tire Discounters, we hold alignment in high regard. It is crucial to the life of your tires and gives you more control over your vehicle. In fact, we hold alignment in such high regard that it is FREE with a 4-tire purchase bought in conjunction with the TD standard installation package.
more “Alignment – So Crucial!”
Your suspension requires regular maintenance, and all vehicles are designed with multiple alignment/adjustment points to enable those adjustments. Car manufacturers design suspensions with the expectation that they will be inspected and adjusted frequently to maintain stability and minimize tire wear.
more “Alignment – Frequently Asked Questions”
Shocks and struts are vital components of your vehicles suspension system. The sole purpose of shocks and struts is to maintain tire to road contact. After all, keeping your tires on the road is important to your safety.
more “The Signs of Bad Shocks and Struts”
Tread pattern baldness is real. Your tires are a lot like a book. They are always trying to communicate with you and tell you a story about what is going on. Check out your tires tread wear and see if you can figure out what they are telling you.
more “Tread Wear – What is my tire telling me?”
When it comes to vehicle maintenance, it seems that everyone has a different opinion about what’s right and wrong. Unfortunately, this uncertainty leads many to fall victim to the dreaded myth. To put this uncertainty at bay (pun intended), here are the five most common auto myths that we hear: more “Myth Busting: Five Common Auto Myths”