Your car tire is one of the things that can provide you with a great riding experience. Even the most expensive and stylish cars are nothing without a good set of tires. If you want to personally shop for your tires, here are some important pieces of information that you should never neglect.
Different tires don't just have different brands. They also come in different sizes. Your car tires should always fit the type of vehicle you are driving. Examples of various types of tires for vehicles are passenger and light truck type tires. If you get a smaller size than is appropriate, you could endanger yourself or end up paying more for tire maintenance.
You would know your tire size by looking for it in your car manual or on the sidewall of your tires. The sidewall print also contains other pieces of important tire information. If you are not sure how to interpret the sidewall lett ...[more]
Putting air in your tires sometimes seems like a small, unimportant task. While it is a tiny detail, it is very important. Having the proper amount of air in your tires can, not only prevent you from a dangerous accident, but it can also save on gas mileage which saves money.
In just a few easy steps, you can be on your way to providing a safe ride for yourself and getting some extra cash.
Purchase a digital tire gauge (they usually run around $10) and keep it in your vehicle. You might also want to consider purchasing a small journal to record your tire pressure and your future increased fuel economy.
It is important to know the correct cold tire pressure for your vehicle. Usually, this information is located on a placard inside the driver’s door, the fuel door, the trunk lid, the console door, or in the owner’s manual.
Note that the correct cold pressure may be the same for all four tires or it may vary from front to rear ...[more]
Anything you can do to make your car tires last longer will cut down the cost of driving your car. Sure, you've heard so much about driving habits that can increase your miles per gallon that you're tired of hearing it, but what about increasing your miles per tire change? The way you drive, and the way you take care of your tires can go a long way toward saving you money. And as a bonus, most of the ways to make your tires last longer will also make your car safer to drive, and improve your fuel economy!
Here are three tips to help you get the most life out of your car tires:
Keep your tires properly inflated
Keep your wheels properly aligned and balanced
Turn your wheels only while the car is moving
Each of these things will make your tires last longer, and I'll tell you why.
Maintaining correct air pressure in your tires has been ...[more]
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