Michelin CrossClimate 2 Tire Review

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The Michelin CrossClimate 2 is a versatile all-season tire designed to offer exceptional performance in various weather conditions, including dry, wet, and light snow. Building upon the success of its predecessor, the CrossClimate+, this tire incorporates innovative technologies to deliver improved traction, handling, and durability. It was released in the fall of 2022 and won … Read more

Where are Cooper tires made?

where are Cooper tires made

Cooper tires are one of the most popular choice of tires for drivers in the USA. It is no surprise then that this wide adoption of Cooper tires may lead us all to believe that they are also made in the USA and of a superior quality to other tires. However is that the case? … Read more

Michelin Tire Review

Picture of a Michelin Tire Review and a tire on a road

If you’re wondering if Michelin tires are worth purchasing, you will hear from nearly everyone you ask (including us!) that theyre amongst the best tires you can buy. They have consistently stood out from the competition for over a century. Renowned for their commitment to innovation, superior quality, and exceptional performance, Michelin has become synonymous … Read more

Pirelli Tire Review

Pirelli Tire Review

Key Takeaways When looking for new tires, the name that comes to mind first for everyone in the world is surely Pirelli Tires. When it comes to achieving remarkable performance, durability, and safety on the road, there is a reason Pirelli Tires has established itself as a dominant force in the automotive industry. For decades, … Read more

How to Patch a Tire?

Key Takeaways It doesn’t matter if your tires are brand new or needing to be replaced, a puncture can happen to anyone at any time. It’s obviously much more annoying if your tires are brand new because you don’t want to have to replace it again. After all, its brand new! So we are going … Read more

How to Care for Your Tires

Key Takeaways If you’ve just bought a new set of tires, you know that they can be a big investment. Proper tire care and knowing how to care for your tires will help you ensures a smooth and comfortable ride but also enhances fuel efficiency and extends the lifespan of your tires. Your tires are … Read more

How often should you rotate your tires?

How often should you rotate your tires?

Key Takeaways So you’ve bought a couple new tires. Now you’re left wondering if you should rotate your other tires at the same time but you’re not sure how often you should be rotate them? This depends on a variety of factors, but according to Michelin, you should rotate your tires every six months or … Read more

Hercules Tires Review

Hercules Tires Review

Key Takeaways If you’re searching the internet looking for new tires to buy, you are likely to have come across Hercules Tires. If thats you and you’re wondering if they are any good or suitable for your needs, then keep reading! Hercules tires has built a brand around being American tires for American people, and … Read more

What is Tire traction and why does it matter?

picture of a tire shipping and losing tire traction

Key Takeaways When looking to purchase new tires, you should always take into account the traction rating of a tire. You may have heard the term traction before but what exactly is it? Tire traction is the amount of grip that a tire is able to maintain between itself and the road. It is responsible … Read more

What do I do if I have lost my locking wheel nut key?

what are wheel nuts

Key Takeaways There is nothing more frustrating than turning up at a shop to have your brand new tires fitted and being asked by the mechanic where your locking wheel nut key is. Most of us will turn around and say… “I don’t know, is it important?“ As it turns out, it is important! Without … Read more

What is a Demo Tire?

Picture of a tire fitted to a showroom car. This makes it a demo tire.

Key Takeaways So you’re needing to buy a new tire for your vehicle. While trying to get the best deal, you come across something called a “Demo Tire” and you’re left wondering what that means. Well Demo tires, although not common, are just regular tires that may have been briefly used. They can sometimes come … Read more

How to Make Tire Shine: A DIY Guide

Whether you love to wash and detail your vehicle yourself, or you simply take it to a local car wash, the final touch is applying a good tire shine to your vehicles “boots”. And while it’s absolutely an option to buy some tire shine from the store, you could make it yourself… in fact you … Read more

How Does the Road Surface Affect Tires?

Picture of thumbail showing different road surfaces and How Does the Road Surface Affect Tires

The road surface plays a significant role in how tires perform and interact with the driving environment. Different road surfaces have varying textures, compositions, and conditions, which influence tire traction, handling, and overall performance. Being aware of how a different road surface affect tires can help prevent you from finding yourself in a dangerous situation. … Read more

Nexen Tires Review

nexen tires review

When looking for new tires, there is a good chance you will have come across Nexen tires. Nexen are a well known and established tire brand known as for their quality products. But are they right for your needs? Doing your research and picking a tire suitable for your needs will make a huge difference … Read more

Venom Power Terra Hunter XT Tire Review

This is our updated Venom Power Terra Hunter XT Review. If you’ve stumbled onto these tires then you’re probably looking for a combo of price and power hybrids. Well our hands on review process will completely dismantle everything you can possibly want to know, from performance to price and looks so that you get the … Read more

Best Tires for Minivan: 10 Great Tires for 2023

Need to know what the best tires for Minivans in 2022 are? We tested the most popular tires and found the best tire for minivans to be the Michelin Defender LTX M/S. The Michelin Defender LTX M/S is the winner because of its all round fantastic performance in all weathers and for continuing to surprise … Read more

What Are The Largest Tires on a Stock Jeep Wrangler?

The largest tires on a stock jeep wrangler is 33 inches. But there are factors that may affect whether this is true for your Jeep Wrangler. Let’s face it, we all love how great bigger tires can look, and it’s especially true if they’re for something awesome like a Jeep Wrangler. But what isn’t as … Read more

How Much Do Tires Weigh? (Does a tires weight matter?)

how much do tires weigh

How much do tires weigh? In order to answer this you need to consider things like it’s shape, size, type and material. The weight of a tire can change dramatically depending on the specific factors you’re looking at meaning there is no one size fits all answer. However, tire weight can affect a number of … Read more

How long does a tire last? (+ expire)

How long does a tire last? That is a question we are asked by many customers, however there is not always a straight forward answer to this question. The majority of tires are rated to last between 50,000-80,000 miles and the average American drives approximately 12,000 miles per year. This means tires usually last around … Read more

Can Tires Be Cross Rotated? (Read this FIRST!)

Can Tires Be Cross Rotated?

Did you know that rotating your tires is an important part of car maintenance? It is recommended that you rotate your tires every 6 months or after every 12,000 miles. Even if you are aware of this, it is important to know if your specific tires can be cross rotated because while most tires can … Read more

Will tires affect gas mileage? Everything you need to know

Did you know that your tires affect gas mileage in your car? Tires are a big factor when it comes to fuel efficiency and impact everyones overall gas mileage. Poor tires will increase your gas consumption and the running cost of your vehicle. It’s something that a lot of people don’t think about gas mileage … Read more

Should You Get New Tires or Alignment First?

Should You Get New Tires or Alignment First

We would always recommend getting tires and then following it up immediately with an alignment when it comes to asking whether you should get tires or alignment first. There are debates about whether you should have tires or an alignment first, which mean that the answer isn’t always clear cut, but in this blog post … Read more

Understanding Tire Pressure: A Comprehensive Guide (2022)

Tire pressure is a fundamental part of tires and how they work. It’s incredibly important to the performance and makeup of a tire but it’s also something a lot of people struggle to understand. That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive guide from our in house experts to put your mind at ease and help … Read more

Why Are Tires So Expensive?

The answer to why are tires so expensive has to do with the rise in materials costs, the continued research required to plan and release a new model of tire, as well current global economic issues. In this article we will take a look at the reasons why tires have such a high cost, and … Read more

Can Tires Freeze? It’s More Complicated Than You Think!

can tires freeze

When can tires freeze? Anywhere that consistently get under 20 degree Fahrenheit can risk tires freezing to the ground. Here’s what you need to know to protect and thaw them. It’s that time of year again when the temperature starts to drop and we all have to start worrying about our cars. Will the cold … Read more

Tire Retreading: Is it worth it?

Tire retreading is the process of taking an old, worn-out tire and repairing it so that it can be used again. It’s not as expensive as buying a new set of tires, and is greener as it makes use again of a tire that would otherwise have been disposed of. Testing has shown that it … Read more

Tires Keep Losing Air pressure: The Causes and Fixes

If you’re experiencing a problem with your tires where they keep losing air pressure, you are not alone. This is actually a fairly common issue, and there are several possible causes. In this article, we will discuss the most likely causes of this problem and what you can do to fix it. Reasons why tires … Read more

When do tires expire?

when do tires expire

The average passenger tire will expire after 6 years, but this can vary depending on a number of different factors. “When do tires expire” is a common question that many drivers have, or even something drivers may not be aware about. There are a number of reasons tires expire, but the most common reason is … Read more

How to Tell When (you need new tires)

How to Tell When Your Tires Are Worn Out

The first indication that your tires are worn out will be a low tread depth which is below 2/32″. It’s important to know when your tires are worn out and need to be replaced. Tires are one of the most important components of a vehicle, and it is important to regularly check them for signs … Read more

Soft vs Hard Tire Sidewalls – (Which should I Buy?)

Soft tire sidewalls are better for noise and comfort whereas hard sidewalls are better for performance and handling. If you’re looking for a new set of tires, you may have heard about soft vs hard tire sidewalls and which are the best choice for you. Both have their pros and cons, so it can be … Read more

Parts of a tire: A Comprehensive Guide (2022)

If you’re like most people, you probably take your tires for granted. You see them every day when you’re driving, but do you know what the different parts of a tire are and what they do? In this blog post, we will discuss the different parts of a tire and what each one does. By … Read more

How to Know When Your Tires Need Balancing: Easy signs

How to Know When Your Tires Need Balancing

If your vehicle begins to behave differently or you notice extra noise or vibration coming from your tires, this is the first sign to be aware of when considering when your tires need balancing. One of the most important aspects of car maintenance is knowing when your tires need balancing. A tire that is not … Read more

How to store winter tires? Do this to avoid disaster!

how to store winter tires

Always store your winter tires in a cool and dry place far away from direct sunlight. As you get to that time of year where the suns starts to shine again and the frost disappears, you can start to think about breaking out you summer tires. But what exactly are you meant to do with … Read more

Why do new tires have rubber hair on them?

Why do new tires have rubber hair on them

Have you ever noticed that new tires have rubber hair on them? It’s a weird sight, but there is a reason for it! These rubber hairs are the result of a crucial feature in the manufacturing of new tires that allows air trapped in the tire mould to escape and prevent air bubbles. However, some … Read more

Performance Tires: The Comprehensive Guide (2022)

Performance Tires: The Comprehensive Guide

If you’re looking to take your driving experience to the next level, then you need to consider investing in a set of performance tires. In this comprehensive guide, we will discuss everything you need to know about these high-performance tires. We’ll cover topics such as what they are, how they work, and the different types … Read more

What Type of Tire Is Best for Fuel Efficiency?

What Type of Tire Is Best for Fuel Efficiency?

The best type of tire for fuel efficiency is one that is specifically designed to be as fuel efficient as possible. These tires are called “Fuel-Efficient Tires” and it means all the different variables have been optimised to minimise rolling resistance. When it comes to fuel efficiency, your tires are one of the most important … Read more

Which Tires Wear Faster: Front or Back?

Which Tires Wear Faster: Front or Back?

The answer to “Which Tires Wear Faster” is usually whichever wheels are the driven wheels of the vehicle. This will depend on which of the 3 different types of drivetrain layout your vehicle has; Front, Rear or Four-wheel drive. There are a lot of factors that go into how long your tires will last. Driving … Read more

are tires recycleable (What happens to my old tires?)

Are Tires Recyclable

Yes, tires are recyclable and can now be recycled into many useful materials, helping to reduce the amount that go to landfill or that are burned. When most people think about recycling, they usually think about plastic bottles and aluminum cans. But what about tires? Believe it or not, tires are recyclable! In this article, … Read more

Tire Warranties: The Comprehensive Guide (2022)

Tire Warranties

Looking to buy a tire warranty? You’ve come to the right place! In this comprehensive guide, we will discuss everything you need to know about tire warranties. We’ll cover what they are, how they work, and why you might want one. Plus, we’ll provide tips on how to choose the best tire warranty for your … Read more

How To Read a Tire Pressure Gauge?

How to read a tire pressure gauge

How to read a tire pressure gauge? That depends on the type of gauge: analog, stick, or digital. But don’t worry because today you’ll learn how to read a pressure gauge no matter the type. With this, you will be able to gauge whether your tires are overinflated, underinflated, or just right. Checking the pressure … Read more

What are stretched tires?

Stretched tires are the name given to a tire that has been mounted onto a rim or wheel that is too big for it. When you’re looking for a new set of tires, you might come across the option of stretched tires. You might be wondering if they are safe and if they offer any … Read more

Tire Damage from Hitting a Curb – What to check for

Tire Damage from Hitting a Curb

If you’ve ever hit a curb while driving, you know the feeling of dread that comes afterward. You hope and pray that your car is still in one piece, and that you didn’t do any damage to your tires. Unfortunately, hitting a curb can cause serious damage to your tires – even if afterwards everything … Read more

Spare Tires: The Comprehensive Guide (2022)

Spare Tires: The Comprehensive Guide (2022)

Spare tires are standard equipment fitted to nearly all cars that have been sold since the very first car. If you’re like most drivers, you probably don’t think about your spare tire very often. But it’s an important part of your car, and it’s worth knowing more about it. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll discuss … Read more

How Long Does It Take To Get New Tires?

How Long Does It Take To Get New Tires

When it’s time for new tires, you might be wondering how long the process will take. How long does it take to get new tires? It depends on a few factors, such as the type of tires you need and where you are getting them from. In this guide, we will walk you through the … Read more