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  • Should I Purchase Road Hazard Protection on My Tire Order?

  • …how the program works. Say the original price of your tire was $100, and the tire was damaged from a road hazard in the 18th month of ownership, you would be reimbursed for the amount of time remaining in your Road Hazard Program, in this case 50% ($50.00), plus ground shipping costs if shipped from…

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  • Summer Road Trip? Use This Maintenance Checklist.

  • …your car over to ensure everything is in good running condition. A little bit of time spent in advance can save a lot of time and trouble on the road. The following is a good basic checklist to help get your vehicle prepared to take you wherever you want to go: * Brakes - Since many traction control…

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  • Bubbles are for gum not tires

  • …tire fails. Another impact in the area of the bubble can cause the tire to have a catastrophic failure. Inspecting your tires regularly for road hazard damage and for proper tire inflation pressure will keep you safe and help your tires wear more effectively. One final point, tires can bubble on the…

  • Do I Need Studless Ice & Snow or Performance Winter / Snow Tires?

  • …stud to enhance ice traction, they can also be used without studs for enhanced deep snow traction and driving on slush-covered roads. Because studded tires damage road surfaces, many states restrict them to wintertime use or prohibit them entirely. Check with your local authorities to confirm…

  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …impact damage from road conditions. When a tire hits a pothole or a sharp object on the road, the force from the weight of the vehicle is focused on a relatively small area of contact. This compresses the tire enough that the inside of the tire's sidewall can be pinched and damaged. This damage

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  • Choosing the Best Wheel Finish

  • …with attributes and considerations for each: * Chrome: Reflective plated finish that is relatively easy to wipe clean, Highly susceptible to road salt damage (not recommended for winter conditions), Prone to peeling or flaking over time. * Painted: One of the most durable finishes, Acceptable in all…

  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • …impact can also damage the sidewall cords and significantly weaken the tire. The impact may not have been noticed by the driver. Some common types of impact are: * potholes * railroad crossings * speed bumps * curbs * heavily damaged roads * road construction areas * debris in the road Occasionally…

  • Tire Rack Now Offers Andros Wheels

  • …designed to perform in harsh winter conditions by resisting damage to road salt and the inevitable potholes left behind every winter season. This makes them strong enough to generally withstand abuses with driving in any season and on most roads. Andros Spec F Andros Spec P Andros Spec D The wheels…

  • Snow Chains or Snow Tires: Which Do You Need?

  • …reasons:* Safer driving on dry roads* Proper fitment for each vehicle* No need to remove tires on clear days* Will not damage roads and driveways Tire chains provide good traction in deep snow, but they severely diminish handling and traction on dry roads. Also, late model sedans and coupes…

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