A Web Log about “Details Matter” from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity
I was coming back from the health food store the other day in the Phantomobile, when I espied a colorful and eye-catching billboard! It said, “At 70 miles per hour, details matter”. Wow, said to myself, wiser words were never spoken! Just then I saw that the billboard was put up by my good friend Chip Wood! It was my friends at Tire Discounters spreading the good word!
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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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In preparation for the cold winter months, many drivers begin to think about winter weather driving and the dangers that it can bring. Even if you have had your car for a long time and feel very comfortable behind the wheel, sometimes the unpredictable conditions on winter roads can catch you off guard. Tire Discounters wants you to feel ready for the change of season by providing you with the top ten list of things you can do to prepare for winter driving.
more “Top 10 List – Winter Car Prep”
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?”
A key factor in determining the health of your tires is tread depth. Tread depth is the vertical measurement between the top of the tread rubber to the bottom of the tire’s deepest grooves. It is measured in 32nds of an inch. more “Tread Depth and How You Check It”