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Category: Car Tires

  • My Tire Went Flat Overnight but Now Holds Air! 5 Reasons Why

    My Tire Went Flat Overnight but Now Holds Air! 5 Reasons Why

    When you’re out on the open road, a flat tire can be an unwelcome surprise. So you can imagine the shock when you leave your house in the morning and you have a flat tire…when you didn’t go anywhere. So why exactly would your car tires lose air overnight? Here are the top five reasons […]

  • A Comprehensive Overview of Normal PSI Levels for Car Tires

    A Comprehensive Overview of Normal PSI Levels for Car Tires

    You’re not alone if you’ve ever wondered what the normal PSI should be for car tires. It’s a common question and one that doesn’t have a straightforward answer. However, there are a few accepted standards that the industry goes by. Most passenger car tires have a standard PSI (or pounds per square inch) of 30-35 […]

  • Are Winter Tires Louder? Yes, they are, 3 Reasons Why

    Are Winter Tires Louder? Yes, they are, 3 Reasons Why

    If you live up North in the US, anyway, it is an annual tradition to swap out your smooth, comfortable summer tires for your aggressive winter tires. It has to be done if you want to be safe, but a somewhat annoying side effect comes with the better grip. Loud tires, yes, winter tires are […]

  • Will A Car Wash Damage My Car Tires?

    Will A Car Wash Damage My Car Tires?

    Who doesn’t want a clean car? To me, nothing pops like a shiny set of tires and rims. However, you have to be careful how you clean those very expensive tires and rims. This is definitely the case if you take your car through the car wash; there is absolutely the potential for your car […]

  • 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 […]

  • Are Winter Tires Good in Rain? YES! Find Out Why

    With winter approaching, it’s time to start thinking about swapping out the summer tires for the winter tires. But every once in a while we get that errant rainstorm and you may be nervous about putting your winter tires on too soon. So, you may be wondering are winter tires good in the rain? In […]

  • 3 Reasons Why Car Tires Go Flat When Not Used?

    3 Reasons Why Car Tires Go Flat When Not Used?

    If you are here reading this article then you most likely have parked your car for a period of time, come back and find that your tire or tires are flat. Now you are wondering, ‘Why did this happen? Those tires were in good shape.’ Well, I am glad you are here. We are going […]

  • What Should My Tire Pressure Be In Cold Weather?

    What Should My Tire Pressure Be In Cold Weather?

    I remember my first winter in Maine. One cold morning I went outside to go somewhere and one of my tires was flat and I couldn’t figure out why. Little did I know how the cold affects my tire air pressure. Ideally, the tire air pressure in cold weather should be between 30 and 35 […]

  • The Donut Spare Tire-Everything You Need to Know

    The Donut Spare Tire-Everything You Need to Know

    At one point or another in your driving life, you will have the unfortunate experience of having to change a flat tire. Now, you can try to fix the tire yourself or you can replace the flat with a spare tire.  Most people think of the funny looking wheel when you think of a spare […]