A Web Log about memories from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
I was in the lair the other day, casually perusing the 2019
Tire Guide, when I received a call.
“Hello. This is the
Phantom Tire Buyer with a secret identity.”
“Hi Phantom! This is your good friend and founder of Tire Discounters, Chip Wood.”
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A Web Log about my secret identity from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
The other day I left my lair for a trip to the dentist. As a Phantom Tire Buyer with a secret identity, when going about my day-to-day life I eschew my cape and glasses and can move about at will – and, I thought, with complete anonymity. In the small parking lot outside the dentist’s office I performed my usual reconnaissance, casually checking each vehicle or improper tire wear. What I discovered there was quite disturbing. “Don’t make a scene” I told myself.
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A Web Log about stores with confusing names from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
It may come as surprise to many of my readers who think of me as a cool, calm and collected Phantom Tire Buyer with a secret identity, but I suffer from chronic hypertension. Fortunately, my high blood pressure is kept under control through drugs to treat it and the careful supervision of my doctor. It was quite a surprise to both of us then, to discover in yesterday’s check-up that my BP had skyrocketed to nearly alarming heights.
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A Web Log about lifetime tire maintenance from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
I was talking with my good compadre Mike at Tire Discounters the other day.
“Phantom, I’m not feeling really great today.”
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A Web Log about treadwear from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
I was having a spot of trouble with my computer the other day, and a nice young man (certainly not a “Geek”, so the company name remains confusing to me) was dispatched to the lair. He pulled up in a newer model Volkswagen. After a brief visual inspection of his treadwear, I introduced myself.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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