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Is My Spare Tire Still Safe to Use?
Whether it is tucked away in your trunk, hanging on the back, or hidden somewhere under your vehicle, your spare tire is often one of the most forgotten items in your car. Even though you hope that you never need...
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What Makes a Spare Tire Different?
Spare tires come in all different types depending on the what the manufacturer felt was necessary for the design of the vehicle. Your spare tire may be the most common type, which is a space-saver spare. There are also collapsible...
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Is it a Good Idea to Get Oversized Wheels and Tires for My Car or Truck?
Your vehicle was initially designed with a specific wheel and tire combination that the manufacturer of the vehicle felt was best suited for safety and performance. Many times, the wheels and tires that come with a vehicle may seem too...
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How do I know when to change my tires?
Mechanics usually check tires with a tread depth gauge that measures in 1/32 of an inch. Depending on the tire it can be manufactured anywhere between 8/32 to 13/32 of an inch of tread. Tires become unsafe and illegal, depending...
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Cracked,dry-rotted tires with good tread still
Rubber degrades over time. Your tires are constantly exposed to the atmosphere, o-zone, etc. The rubber goes through constant heating and cooling cycles causing the rubber to get harder and eventually crack. As a rule of thumb, for safety sake,...
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Tire tread wear
Hello there. Tires need to be rotated to get the most life span from the tire. It is typically recommended to have this done at each oil change. The reason for this is that each tire has a certain weight...
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Uneven tread wear on rear tires with slightly negative camber
It depends on how fast they wear out. If it's unsafe and wobbles around, fix it correctly and get a camber kit. But, if you find that the tires will last 10,000 to 20,000 miles, buy some cheap tires and...
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The steering wheel is shaking when driving at slow speeds
Steering wheel shaking could be caused by a couple of things. Check the condition of the front tires for uneven tread wear and how much tread is left. Having the tires balanced and aligned may resolve the issue. If not,...

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