The girls ask about tires
What the gals want to know
I get asked lots of
questions about tires and some of the most
enlightening ones are asked by the gals.
This is a represententative
collection of what the girls want to know.
To view my answer, click on the
person's name following their question.
- I was told that my wheel alignment needs to be fixed.
I'm not very mechanically minded so could you explain what is wrong
with my car?
-Patricia, Texas USA
- My tire dealer said my
camber was wrong and needed to be adjusted. What is
the camber? -Annette
- A friend of mine told me I could save money by not
having a wheel alignment done when I have new tires
fitted. Is this true? -Angelynn,
Cagayan de Oro Phils
- My wheel alignment has to be done quite often.
What are the causes of misalignment? -Sarah,
- Why is it so important to balance my new tires?
- Golda, Perth West Australia
- Can I save money by just balancing my front
- I have a small business with ten delivery vans,
when is the best time to check things like balance and
rotate my tires? -
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- How much will my dealer charge me for a tire
- Thuy, Vancouver
- Do I really need to have my tires rotated, is
there a benefit? -
- I think my tires are wearing unevenly, what should
I do next? -
- Both shoulders of one of my tires are worn. What's
Paola, Florida USA
- Why would my tires be going bald in the middle and
not the outsides? - Talia,
- I was wondering what the best way to know when my
tires are worn out and need replacing?
- Tess, Toledo USA
About Spare Tire Use
- I had a flat recently and haven't had time to get
it repaired. How long can I use my spare?
- Geraldine, Ixtapa Mexico
About Tire Damage
- If I have a nail in my tire, can I still drive?
- Nadia, Youngstown
- My tire dealer was talking about Tire Treadwear
ratings. What is treadwear? -
Bettina, Dallas USA
- I've been told treadwear rating is unreliable. Is
this true? -
- If I purchase a new set of tires with the similar
treadwear rating and price, will I get the same life
span from the new tires? - Daria,
- Does the treadwear rating vary for performance
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