• A Balancing Act with Tires

    Having the proper balance in life is important and the same can be said about your truck’s tires. A balanced tire prevents premature repairs and replacements. Learn from our own Jake Schell on just how important “keeping balance” truly is.

  • Winter is coming…is your truck ready?

    Fall is fantastic time of the year, usually advertised with warm cups of coffee and pumpkins adorning porches surrounded by leaves. But, if you work on heavy duty and commercial vehicles, then its also the perfect time to make sure those vehicles are made ready for the harshness of winter. Learn some vital tips here in this quick read blog.

  • Keeping Tires Cool in the Heat of Summer

    There is little question that the road surface temperatures on bright sunny days are significantly higher than the air temperature. Not surprisingly, such weather conditions place additional demands on overall vehicle operation. Tires, being in direct contact with the higher temperature road surfaces, face additional stress and need to be regularly inspected to help avoid tire failure.

  • Rubber on the Road

    Driving down the road at some point all of us have noticed the large and small chunks of tire rubber on the country’s highway’s and byway’s. Most technicians know these road hazards can be attributed to Big-Rig trailer tires that have failed and separated; most like due to low tire pressure or improper re-treading. These faulty repairs can cause accidents due to swerving, and hundreds of thousands of dollars worldwide in property damage to vehicles and infrastructure.

  • Buying New Tires? Check That Date!

    Buying tires that are old and have been sitting on the rack too long is not a good investment. Located on the sidewall of each tire is a build date that indicates the week and year a tire was built.

  • Put Your Best Foot Forward but Your Best Tires to the Rear

    Put Your Best Foot Forward but Your Best Tires to the Rear It might not be the rainy season, but you still need to pay attention to tire placement. When someone only wants to buy two new tires, they often think the new tires should go on the front of the vehicle. This might seem logical since the front tires […]