In September of 2006, SSG Pearce of the 172nd Striker Brigade in Mushada, Iraq was escorting a convoy when it was hit by an IED. SSG Pearce was critically wounded by shrapnel hitting him in the head resulting in a traumatic brain injury with both vision and hearing loss. He was airlifted to Landstuhl, Germany, and then to Walter Reed Army Hospital where he spent several months in a coma. He fought hard to regain his life with his wife and 2 children. And his family has fought hard for him.
Recently, SSG Pearce’s wife needed to have a medical procedure on her ankle and foot, which left her unable to do her usual family and household chores. She was unable to go up and down the stairs of her two-story home, and was unable to drive. With SSG Pearce unable to drive as well, this left the re ...[more]Read More
When the United States goes to war, the families of U.S. military men and women take on a huge burden. The stress takes a toll on everyone. Strain on the family is only increased when a family member is wounded or killed while serving.
Wounded Warriors Family Support is an independent nonprofit organization that provides support to families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed in combat operations.
With an “A” rating from CharityWatch.org, Wounded Warriors Family Support aids military veterans and their families in healing the wounds that medicine cannot.
For Veteran’s Day 2016, November 11th, SimpleTire will ...[more]Read More
Today we rolled out a new version of our website with a new logo.
The functionality all remains the same.
Our mission remains the same – provide you with the best prices on new tires and take the hassle out of the buying & installation process.
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The last barrier to buying tires on the Internet has come down! The cost of shipping is no longer an issue. We now ship popular brand tires to an installer or home, WITHOUT a delivery charge.
More than 5,000 SKUs from the most popular tire brands qualify for FREE SHIPPING. They include BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper, Falken, Firestone, Fuzion, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Kelly Tires, Kumho, Michelin, Nitto, Pirelli, Toyo, and Yokohama.
You get the best prices and free shipping on popular brands because of a unique low-cost, high-volume business model. Instead of buying and reselling tires like other retailers, we use data and technology to aggregate tire inventory, for every type of vehicle, from more than 500 suppliers across the country.
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When Should I Replace My Tires?
This is a question that crosses many consumers’ minds when purchasing tires. Many factors play a part in when tires should be replaced. The main aspects that should go into such a change are as follows:
DATE OF TIRES: The average lifespan of a tire that would be still be deemed safe and road appropriate is 5 years from the date of installation. This means from the moment they are mounted and balanced, based on the tires mileage expectancy, you should look into replacing your tires within 5 years, as based on highway safety results and the average consistency of the daily driver. This marks a point in time in which your tires will start to show signs of wear and tear and overall heavy usage that can start to result in a thinner, more wor ...[more]Read More
Tire Sizes Explained!
Finding your tire size may be hard at first, but once you know where it is listed and what each number means, it becomes very easy, even easier each time you need it in the future. Tire sizes are made of of three numbers, first is the tire “Width”, second the tire “Ratio”, and third is the “Rim” size/diameter. These numbers are located on most every car's inner door jam, as well as on the older/current tires outside wall. Using the size on the outer sidewall is very important if your car does have an aftermarket or replacement wheel that was not stock from the factory.
SimpleTire.com has also simplified this by adding an option on our website allowing you to search by your vehicle information. Simply enter the Year, Make, Model, and Option ...[more]Read More
What does a tire’s service description mean?
A tire’s service description describes a tire’s load range and speed index- and it’s right there on your tire! The first step is knowing where to look, and the second, what to look for on your tire. On the sidewall of most tires, you will be able to find your tire’s size, indicated by a set of three numbers (ex. 225/50-R16).
Typically, the service description is printed right after the tire size, and can be recognized by a number followed by a letter (ex. 92 V). In this example, the 92 will represent the load index of the tire, in other words the amount of weight each tire can support. The higher the number is in the service description, the more weight the tire can support. The load range on most passenger vehicles and light trucks ranges fro ...[more]Read More
What kind of warranties do my tires come with?
We live in a world full of uncertainty. As a result, many tire buyers want security and protection against damage, quick wearing, or defective products. Naturally, customers want to know how much insurance they are purchasing with their tire. Smart tire buyers always ask about what warranties come with their purchase.
Manufacturer’s Workmanship Warranty
What is it – A workmanship build warranty is a company’s way of backing the product that they sell. In the tire world, it covers any irregular wear, chipping, cracking, broken beads, out of rounds, or other tire defects. Most tire defects are found before installation, so it is always a go ...[more]Read More
How often should you rotate your tires?
Taking care of your tires is very essential to promote the lifespan and also longevity of your costly investment. The recommended rate of tire rotation is generally either every 7,500 miles or 6 months; whichever happens to come first. This is roughly about every other oil change. By rotating tires often, it allows the tire tread to wear evenly. For front-wheel-drive vehicles the weight of both engine and transmission is forced upon the two front tires; causing them to wear more quickly than the rears. Leaving the front tires uneven, which may decrease the traction and handling performance. For the special few who are all-wheel-drive, such as Subaru, Mitsubishi, Audi and BMW your tire rotation is a little more lax.
Many all-wheel-drive vehicles can give you about 8 months before you ...[more]Read More
When Should I Get New Tires?
Not only can the tires on your vehicle affect your gas mileage, they have a direct impact on your safety too. One of the most important things you should know is when to change your tires. Here’s a simple test that will help.
Go check the tires on your vehicle. How do they look? Worn? One quick method uses only a penny:
Insert a penny head-first between tread. Can you still see the president’s head? If it’s mostly hidden, your tread should be good. But if you can see Lincoln’s whole cranium then it’s definitely time for new tires!
In most states tires are legally worn out when they have worn down to 2/23” of tread depth. Worn down tre ...[more]Read More