May 25th, 2011
Your tires are a pretty big investment. Even with the cheapest set of tires, you’re going to be spending upwards of $400 on the tires, mounting, balancing, disposal fees and taxes. Since you laid down that kind of money, doesn’t it just make sense to make sure you get the most miles possible out of them?
Here’s some advice on long tire life:
• Regularly check your tire pressure. This one is really, really important. Underinflated tires will wear
unevenly and reduce your fuel economy due to increased rolling resistance. That increased rolling resistance also means more heat, which will break down the tires’ internal structure and sh ...[more]
Posted in: Tire 101
May 5th, 2011
For decades, car companies have been chasing after fuel economy numbers. One way of cutting that drag is to reduce internal friction with lighter grades of motor oil.
Posted in: Auto Repair 101
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