Tires

Why Does my Car Shake?

Why Does my Car Shake?

So I got this small problem with my car Austin, and I am hoping you can help me figure it out.  When I am driving on the freeway say about 60 MPH the steering wheel starts to shake back and forth and I get this vibration in my seat.  It only seems to happen about […]

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Where to get Wheelbarrow Tires
By November 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Where to get Wheelbarrow Tires

Austin, I know your site is about car stuff and I have learned so much from you and your site over the years I owe you a BIG thank you. My husband does all of our outdoor stuff around the house and the tire on our wheelbarrow is old and will not hold air anymore. […]

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Best Place To Buy Tires In Houston
By November 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Best Place To Buy Tires In Houston

Austin, love your site thank you for taking my question.  I too live in Houston and wanted to get your opinion where should I buy tires for my car that you would recommend. Carl T.   Hi there Carl, Thanks for your comment and your email.  Good question.  Personally I prefer to buy my tires […]

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How Much To Mount and Balance Tires?
By November 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

How Much To Mount and Balance Tires?

Austin, can you please give me an approximate amount as to how much it would cost me to mount and balance 4 new tires on my Toyota Camry? Thanks, Linda   Hi Linda, My approximate guess for mounting and balancing 4 tires on a vehicle is about $50 to mount them and $35 to balance […]

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Tire Balancing – Symptoms
By September 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Tire Balancing – Symptoms

I don’t know how many emails I get each day from readers asking me if their car needs a front end alignment because the steering wheel is shaking while they are driving on the freeway. In most cases, if you can drive out of the shimmy you feel in the seat OR in the steering […]

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Steering Wheel Vibration

Reader question I have this really annoying steering wheel vibration that seems to be worse around 65 MPH on the freeway. I replaced the front struts myself last week thinking that was the cause but it is still there. Any suggestions? Arnold Hey there Arnold If you can feel and or see the steering wheel […]

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Tire Wear Patterns

Reader Question Hi Austin, love your site and your weekly newsletter both have been very helpful to me over the years. Question, what can you tell me about tire wear patterns? I have this unusal wear I am seeing on my SUV lately and don’t want them to wear out prematurely. Tom G.   Hello […]

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Tire Rotation Cost

Reader Question   Hello I recently lost my husband due to cancer and I am totally clueless as to car repair stuff since that was his department. Can you tell me approximately how much tire rotation should cost? Darlene,   Hello Darlene, Sorry to hear about the loss of your husband.  I would say an […]

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Tire Cupping

Reader Question Want to know what tire cupping was all about and what can I do to repair damage to my car tires? Ruth   Hello Ruth, To help you better understand what tire cupping is and how it can destroy your tires I have put together this youtube video that I think will really […]

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Tire Balancing

Reader Question I have been to your website once before and you helped me with a problem I was having with my air conditioner, thanks again. Now, I have another question for you. My mechanic wants me to rotate and balance my tires, but they seem to be wearing just fine and I am not […]

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