Sorted by Category: Tires and Wheels

  • Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in North Kansas City: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Northtown Auto Clinic

    Thursday 23 July 2015

    Taking care of our tires is a vital part of car care for North Kansas City drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some essential preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve fuel efficiency and extend the life of the tires, so it’s well worth the effort and expense for North Kansas City car owners to get it done. Tire maintenance includes keeping tires properly inflated, rotating tires and balancing wheels. The recomme... read more

  • Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Northtown Auto Clinic

    Wednesday 10 June 2015 When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match your moods and outfits, then cheap shoes can be what you want. But if you spend a lot of time on y... read more

  • Below 45 Degrees in North Kansas City: Consider Winter Tires

    Friday 17 April 2015

    Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and North Kansas City drivers couldn’t wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Missouri motorists ran out and bought some and we thought we were done with snow tires forever. Tires have come a long way since then. Modern winter tires sold in the Kansas City area are much better... read more

  • Northtown Auto Clinic Advice On Buying New Tires

    Friday 27 February 2015

    Today’s tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every North Kansas City driver’s style, habits and driving conditions. Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Missouri seasons. North Kansas City off-roaders should be excited about the options available to them as well. The tread on off-road tires is designed to handle the wear from bumps and rocks. The tires’ high profile protects rims from da... read more

  • How Much is Enough for Kansas City Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

    Thursday 05 February 2015

    Most Kansas City motorists know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the technician tells us they’re need to be replaced long before all the tread is worn off. Just how much tire tread wear is too much? And how can you tell? Tires... read more

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