Getting New Tires In Homer Glen?
Posted in Tires and Wheels on January 23, 2015
There are so many tire choices in the Homer Glen, Orland Park, and Mokena area, selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for Homer Glen motorists. And even though it’s kind of fun to have new tires on your SUV, they’re a significant investment for most Homer Glen folks so you want do it right.
Tip: talk with your friendly Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen tire professional. He’ll help you sort through the choices.
Here are some of the critical issues you’ll talk about: One is size – you know, all those numbers on the side of the tire. The right size is vital. 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 Homer Glen tire professional can help stay within auto makers' specifications or program a different tire size into your SUV’s computer.
And you’ll want to discuss how and where you drive in Homer Glen to determine the type of tire you need: summer, winter, all season tires or all-terrain. There are tires for every Homer Glen 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 Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen will last a long time and give Homer Glen car owners good performance throughout its life. Tires sold in Homer Glen bargain tire shops may not live up to that promise. Again, your friendly Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen 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 critical to always replace both tires on an axle. Modern sensors and computer safety systems for SUV 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 Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen to see how much life is left in your SUV tires and seek the help of a professional when choosing new shoes for your vehicle.
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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Homer Glen
15743 S Bell Rd
Homer Glen, Illinois 60491