Sunday, November 02, 2008

Keep Your Tires Well-Maintained

Every tire is an important part of the car. It is vital to keep your tires well-maintained to avoid road accidents. Properly maintained tires can also save you money because the tires can last longer and help give the car better mileage.

Tires are bought because of its function but many people also consider its aesthetic side. Some people even invest on Custom Wheels. You might be surprised by the different kinds of wheels in various sizes, colors and designs.

Here are some general tips on how to take care of your car tires:

1. It is important to maintain proper air pressure in your tires. It will help your car run smoother.

2. It is advisable to rotate your tires about every six months in order to 'balance' the amount of wear on each tire.

3. Periodically check your tires for signs of cuts and cracks. A small crack can be dangerous and lead to accidents. Bring your car to a trusted vulcanizing shop to have the small cuts or cracks fixed.

4. Replace a tire once it is worn out or if it has significant cuts or cracks. Prioritize your safety on the road. Remember to have it properly aligned at the tire shop.

** Courtesy of Wheel Fire **

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