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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]

  Posted in: Tires 101

A Few Myths About Wheel Alignments

January 27th, 2016

We do a lot of wheel alignments at Family Tire Distributors…and we run across some misconceptions about wheel alignments from time to time. We’d like to Wheel Alignments in Hollywood & Pembroke Pines, FLtake a few minutes to clear up a few of them.

I hear that my car needs a wheel alignment once a year…”

Not really true. Wheel alignments are a repair item, not a maintenance or preventive maintenance item. With proper driving habits and no incidents like hitting a curb or pothole, your vehicle’s wheel alignment should literally be good for years.

“My car’s pulling to one side – do I need a wheel alignment?”

Well, not necessarily. A pull to ...[more]

  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

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]

  Posted in: Tires 101