Myth Busting: On which axle should two new tires be installed?

There is a lot of knowledge that we knew to be true that later turned out to actually be false. Call them myths. Call them old wives’ tales. But we know now that cracking your knuckles does not cause arthritis, that being cold doesn’t mean you’ll suffer from a cold, and handling a toad […]

By |May 28th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

Tire pressure & fuel efficiency: What you need to know

Maximizing fuel efficiency is a goal for many drivers. After all, what you save at the pump, can be invested, saved, or used for a splurge. Many drivers know that flat or underinflated tires decrease fuel efficiency. Under inflated tires also negatively affect maneuverability.
So if under inflated tires decrease fuel efficiency, do over inflated […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Driving Tips, Tires|0 Comments

Tire repair: Safe tire repair techniques

At some point, every driver gets flat tire. The good news is many tires can be repaired. Your local Go Tire professional has a variety of ways to safely repair your punctured tire that are approved by the Rubber Manufacturers Association.

There are several products that Go Tire professionals use to properly repair tires. Go […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

Tire Repair: Should you use aerosol tire sealants?

Have you ever had to use a tire sealant to fix a leak? Many of us have seen commercials for a number of products that can seal a puncture by simply injecting the solution through the valve hole. We weigh the pros and cons of those convenient repair products.
Most of us grew up hearing […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

What you need to know before you tow: Choosing the right tires for your towing vehicle.

Spring has sprung! Soon we’ll be hitting the roads with our toys in tow. Before you go, here’s what you should know about the role your tires play.
If you are like most of us, your vehicle is being used for multiple purposes, especially if it is a truck or SUV. Most likely, you need […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

3 New Tire Styles for 2015

Tire manufacturers introduce a new tire with the latest technology. The two main reasons new tire designs are introduced to the market are

A market need dictates a new tread design
New rubber compounds solve a problem.

Here are few new recently released tires that fit into both of these categories.

Toyo Open Country RT


The completely new Toyo Open Country […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

Port delays cause shortage of tires and wheels

Last month, the workers at ports throughout California went on strike for several weeks leaving an estimated $3 billion in goods sitting on boats scattered throughout the West Coast of California. As many of you know, we receive a great deal of items from paper to manufacturing raw materials to electronics from the Pacific. […]

By |March 16th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

Get a grip: Debunking myths about AWD and 4WD vehicles

Look around, and you’ll see more all-wheel drive (AWD) and 4-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles on the road — trucks, SUVs, CUVs, and more. Many of these drivers think they have all they need to blast through snowy roads. But more power is just part of the equation for driving safely  in snowy or inclement weather. […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

Caring for your 5th wheel

For the most part, I think as a society we stay on top of most things. We pay attention to the things we need in life. You know, things like food, clothing, and a place to live. We even pay attention to our vehicle — most of the time. As a driving society we rarely […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Tires|0 Comments

Choosing the right tire for your vehicle and needs

Cringe! The unmistakable sound of noisy tires. They sound as if they’re chewing up the pavement rolling past your car. These aggressive looking, oversized noisemakers are frequently found on lifted trucks designated for off road antics; however, the asphalt chewing sound occasionally will be heard from a lovely family sedan outfitted with the wrong […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Tires|0 Comments