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Automotive Tips from Courtesy Auto Repair Plus: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Tiffin drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of t... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Tiffin

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Tiffin area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get f... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Tiffin, Ohio

Everyone in Tiffin, Ohio eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Tiffin, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories that will ... Read More

Under Pressure in Tiffin: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Tiffin, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 20... Read More

Saving Lives in Tiffin with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Tiffin, Ohio, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that you sti... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Tiffin driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Ohio, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tr... Read More

The Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Tiffin service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind wh... Read More

Courtesy Auto Repair Plus Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Courtesy Auto Repair Plus automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Tiffin conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the ... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Tiffin

With the recent focus in the Tiffin area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Tiffin drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because ... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Courtesy Auto Repair Plus

Many Tiffin drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Tiffin area tire shops to get you the l... Read More

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