Do Winter Tires Use More Gas? And 2 Reasons Why This May Be The Case

Do Winter Tires Use More Gas? And 2 Reasons Why This May Be The Case

Do winter tires use more gas? In my experience, ‘YES’, winter tires affect the gas consumption of your vehicle. However, this needs to be qualified. One of my vehicles had non-studded winter tires; the other had oversized studded tires. While both used more gas in the winter. One used far more than the other, read…

How Do Car Tires Become Unbalanced – 5 Reasons Why and What To Look For
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How Do Car Tires Become Unbalanced – 5 Reasons Why and What To Look For

Have you ever heard of a frost heave? If you are from the Northeast you know what I am talking about. They are terrible little booby traps the road sets for you in the spring. Randomly the pavement dips down and you don’t know it until your head hits the roof of your car as…

Tire Traction Mats-Which is Best For You
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Tire Traction Mats-Which is Best For You

Nothing can ruin a day like getting stuck somewhere you don’t want to be.  Getting your car stuck can happen at any time of year and in places, you wouldn’t expect.  Where are you traveling too? Are driving down a gravel road or do you have the possibility of an icy commute in the morning? …