The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #38:

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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The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #35:

A Web Log about treadwear from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity

Dear Diary,

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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Avoid Pothole Damage

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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What is TPMS and Why is it Important?

As mother nature continues to exhibit her hold on our weather during the winter months, your dashboard may be lighting up. The radical changes in temperature outside directly effect the air pressure inside your tires. While the naked eye might not pick-up a low level pressure in a tire, your TPMS sensor will.

Monitoring our automotive systems and alerting us of potential hazards has come a long way with the advancement of technology. Warning symbols that resemble a top-secret sequencing code fill your dashboard today. Any chance you still have that secret decoder ring from your childhood?

One of the systems is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The TPMS system will warn you of a low-pressure issue with at least one of your tires.  Low pressure in one or more of your tires creates an unsafe driving condition.

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Tires and Weather

Tires and weather, weather and tires. The two always seem to go hand in hand. If you can juuuuuuust get here. We can help you get ready for winter. Safer Handling… Longer Lasting Tires… Improved Gas Mileage. All things that a proper alignment can do for you this winter.

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3 Resolutions For Your Vehicle In The New Year

The new year signals renewed hope for new beginnings and a list of resolutions. Every year most of your resolutions evolve around your health, self-improvement, finances and love.

What about making a resolution involving the maintenance of your vehicle? Yes, it may seem trivial when compared to your other resolutions but you trust your vehicle to get you to the places you need to go in a safe and timely manner. So why isn’t your vehicle part of your yearly resolutions?

Show your trusted vehicle some love this year by following three simple resolutions:

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4 Essential Tips for Holiday Travel

HolidayOver 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.

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