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Getting The Most Miles Out Of Your Tires

February 8th, 2016

Your tires are an investment. Even a relatively cheap set of tires can easily run $500 or more, after disposal fees, taxes and installation. Unfortunately, they’re Tires in Hollywood FLalso an investment that is constantly depreciating, so it just makes sense to try to get the most out of your money with a set of tires.

The good news is that even lower-priced tires are designed to last longer than they were a generation ago. At one time, bias-ply tires were only good for about 20,000 miles (a couple of years’ worth of driving!) and early radials were lucky to go 35-40,000 miles before wearing out. Now, with improvements in tire construction and tread formulations, it’s not at all unusual to get 60,000 miles out of a set of tires.

That’s only with the correct care and driving habits, however. These are all goo ...[more]

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November Tire Spotlight: BFGoodrich Advantage T/A

November 4th, 2015
BFGoodrich Tires in Miami, FLDesigned for sports sedans and sporty touring coupes, the BF Goodrich Advantage T/A has long been a top seller in the BFGoodrich catalog, and for good reason. It’s an everyday tire that still offers crisp and responsive handling, and combines true all-season traction with sporty looks, low noise and great road manners. Among the features on the BF Goodrich Advantage T/A: 
 
  • Exclusive BF Goodrich G-Grip interlocking sipe pattern and an all-season tread compound for exceptional handling and traction in wet weather
  • Deep, wide grooves at the tire’s circumference help direct water away from the tire footprint and prevent hydroplaning
  • BF Goodrich’s ETEC (Equal Tension Containment System) reinforces the t ...[more]
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Align Yourself with New Tires

September 1st, 2014

wheel alignment hollywood fl pembroke flIf you consider oil as the blood of your engine, consider wheel alignment to be the skeleton. Providing your vehicle with the correct wheel alignment can provide many benefits - from increased fuel economy to improved maneuverability. Staying current with wheel alignment is imperative to the longevity and endurance of tire life as proper wheel alignment promotes even wear and use.  

At Family Tire Distributors in Hollywood, FL and Pembroke, FL, staff understands the importance of correct wheel alignment and properly maintaining tire repair. Consult any Family Tire Distributor technician to learn valuable tips and pointers for knowing when tires need repair or alignments. Family Tire Distributor services the Hollywood, FL and Pembroke, FL with the best selection of tires and fai ...[more]

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