Do I Need to Get My Tires Balanced?

As you pick up speed on the highway, does your car jump like a skittish kitten? As you cruise down the Interstate, do your arms jiggle like Jello? As you exit the expressway, does your steering wheel vibrate like a quarter on an amplifier? Are your brand-new tires wearing out more quickly than your toddler’s

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The History of Tires

Unless you have tires on the brain, day-in and day-out, as we do, you probably don’t put a lot of thought into the origins of the automotive tire. However, if you’re the type of gearhead who slides behind the wheel and suddenly thinks, “I wonder what the evolution of passenger tires looks like?” then this

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Retread Myths: Mold Cure vs. Precure

In the world of retread tires, there are two ways in which companies produce tires. Whether you call your tires precured, remolds, or mold-cured, they’re all members of the retread family! However, just as not all trucks are created equally — let’s face it, the ever-present SUV is not a commercial Volvo VNL truck —

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Acorns for Greater Tire Grip

It may sound crazy, but crushed acorn shells are a great, environmentally-friendly way to increase traction on slippery winter roads. A few years ago, the brains behind Tire Recappers’ great retread tires decided to go the extra mile and put even more grip in our already grippy winter tires. To the pleasant surprise of our

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