Getting New Tires in Chicago?
Posted in Tires and Wheels on March 06, 2018
There are so many tire choices in the Chicago area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Chicago area folks so you want do it right.
Tip: talk with your friendly and knowledgeable Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) tire professional. He'll help you sort through the choices.
Here are some of the issues you'll talk about: One is size – you know, all those numbers on the side of the tire. The right size is . All new vehicles are required to have stability control which, along with other important safety systems, is calibrated to work with specific tire sizes. Your Chicago tire professional can help stay within manufacturer's specifications or program a different tire size into your vehicle's computer.
And you'll want to discuss how and where you drive to determine the type of tire you need: summer, winter, all season tires or all-terrain. There are tires for every Chicago auto owner's needs.
Like we said, tires are a big investment, so you want to get a good value on tires. Now that doesn't always mean the cheapest tire. A top tier tire from Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) will last a long time and give Chicago drivers good performance throughout its life. Tires sold in Chicago bargain tire shops may not live up to that promise. Again, your friendly and knowledgeable Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) tire professional can give you options that offer the best long-term value within your immediate budget.
Last, with a 2-wheel drive vehicle, it's to always replace both tires on an axle. Modern sensors and computer safety systems for vehicle brakes, stability and traction control need both tires to have the same amount of wear to work properly. And always put the new tires on the rear so you don't fishtail in a turn. With all-wheel drive you should replace all four tires at the same time.
Schedule a tire inspection at Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy) to see how much life is left in your vehicle tires and seek the help of a professional when choosing new shoes for your vehicle.
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