Archive for September 9, 2014

Sep
09

A Basic Guide to Buying Tires

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As it gets closer to fall, many drivers will be checking their tires and wondering whether they’ll make it through the winter. Often, consumers try to put the expense of replacement off till spring. But since dry traction increases and wet traction decreases as tires wear out, autumn is actually the best time of year to replace tires. Here’s a brief guide on how to buy new tires:

Decoding Tires
If you’re looking at tire options, you’ll probably find a string of numbers that mean nothing to you. They might look like this: P195/60R15 87S. What does this mean, and what does it tell you about how to buy new tires for your car? The first letter indicates what type of vehicle the tire is intend