Tips For Buying Tires

images-53.jpegMost people would agree that shopping for tires is not one of the most fun things to shop for. Basically, we would just like to find a set of tires that will fit our car and keep us from calling for road service. Nevertheless, there are a few things that you should be aware of before going tire shopping.

First of all, you should buy new tires. Saving a few dollars is not worth sacrificing traction and performance. Your safety should be your first priority, so don’t buy used tires.

Next, you need to know what the factory size of your tires is. You can find this out by looking on the inside of the door hinge located on the driver’s side.

Do your homework and shop around for good tire deals. It is easy to make price comparisons online, just make sure you factor in shipping and installation costs. is a good website that has practically every tire and they offer good deals. Also, you can read reviews from other customers who have bought the tires you plan on buying.

Finally, do some research on different tires before you make a purchase. All tires aren’t created equal and the expensive ones aren’t necessarily the best.

Although tires aren’t most people’s favorite things to shop for, they are an important part of your car. Following these tips will allow you to get good tires at a low price. After all, nobody likes to be stuck with a flat tire calling for emergency roadside assistance.

Posted on Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 at 5:36 am In Road Service  

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