“7 convenient locations in central Ohio to serve you!”
877-614-BOYD (2693)
M-F 7:30 am to 7pm
SAT 8-5
Closed SUN

Getting Revenge Against Pot Holes and Proper Wheel Alignment - Boyds Tire

March 19th, 2012

A highly important factor in ensuring the longevity of your tires is maintaining proper wheel alignment. A car with proper wheel alignment will give a smooth and comfortable ride that will be vibration-free and void of any drifting that can occur, when wheel alignment is incorrect.

When a car is being aligned, it is actually the suspension that is being tuned and not the wheels and tires. However, it is important how your car's wheels and tires are directed and angled in the end. There are four main parts to a proper wheel alignment: the caster, the camber, the toe, and the ride height:

Caster - Caster angle or is the angular displacement from the vertical axis of the suspension of a steered wheel in a car, bicycle or other vehicle, measured in the longitudinal direction. It is the angle between the pivot line (in a car - an imaginary ...[more]

  Posted in: Tire 101, Auto Repair 101

  Tags

auto repair columbus oh car battery replacement auto service recharge ac car goodyear fuel max oil change service vehicle energy saver buy wheels tire news car spare tire replace car battery coolant fluids goodyear comfortred touring tires auto repair mechanics car heater repair local tune up truck tire repair winter tires online buy winter tires battery replacement truck tires michelin driving tips safe winter driving gas mileage car alignment safe driving tips boyds tire autism tire pressure engine diagnostics Goodyear replacing tires battery inspections how to replace serpentine belt brake check, brake lines spare tire replacement driver safety summer tires wheel repair ac repair flat tire repair battery repair discount winter tires snow tires transmission flush tire replacement all seasons tires chip windshield repair spare tire car tires check engine light car repair recharge ac brake service michelin energy saver windshield crack heater repair car ac service preventative flush service serpentine belt replacement car battery repair spark plugs a auto glass repair auto repair services serpentine belt repair low rolling resistance cooling system maintenance winter driving mpg tune up ac repair service check car heater automotive repair ohio tire rotation high mileage engine buy snow tires windshield glass repair serpentine belt goodyear rebate truck spare tire low rolling resistance tire winter tires boyds tire tire care tips tire maintenance oil changes winter tire help passenger tires wheel alignment repair engine local oil change Car Energy Savers air conditioning service glass windshield repair cooling system repair goodyear tires tire store winter tire decisions Autism flat tires mechanic tire balancing auto repair shops ohio new tires car tire repair Central Ohio winter buy tires online truck tire spares brakes winter tire benefits engine maintenance spark plug replacement preventative maintenance tread depth tire alignment winterize battery rotate tires tire center tire rotation benefits comfortred tires winterize car battery Automotive Repair Services safe tires safe vehicle difference snow tires winter tires preventative maintenance service all season tires mileage snow tires vs winter tires power steering flush brake flush auto flush car air conditioning service tire repair auto mechanics spark plug repair Uniroyal energy saver tire how to replace spark plugs auto mechanic winter tire information cold engine tripletred tires auto repair service buy tires tires auto air conditioning recharge heating repair brake repair General tires columbus oh auto services replace spark plugs Mother's Day repair tires windshield replacement spare tires tread wear car maintenance what is a tune up winter driving tips engine repair air conditioning car service car battery auto repair ohio winter tire guide tune up service windshield repair replace serpentine belt goodyear comfortred tires automotive repair tire care auto repair mechanics air conditioning truck heater repair BFGoodrich boyds autism snow and winter tires coolant flush tires online oil change tire rotation service truck repair winter tire tips ac service tires for sale brake repair air conditioning recharge Continental