Straight Ahead (Wheel Alignment)

February 11, 2024

If every road was straight and smooth, we wouldn't have to worry much about wheel alignment. But they're not, so we do. Hitting potholes or driving on rough pavement can knock your vehicle out of alignment and you'll notice it in one of several ways. Your steering wheel may not be centered when ... More

All Lined Up (Alignment Inspection)

November 20, 2022

When you head down a straight road, does your vehicle pull to one side? Do you feel vibration in any of the wheels? If you've noticed any of these things, it's probably time for you to get your wheel alignment checked. When your vehicle left the factory, its wheels were parallel to each other an... More

Trip Inspection at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

August 3, 2022

Royal Oak area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Royal Oak drivers can't alwa... More

Tracking True in Michigan: Wheel Alignment in Royal Oak

July 7, 2022

The biggest issue for Royal Oak area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Ti... More

Go Straight: Wheel Alignment for Royal Oak Automobiles

July 2, 2022

Royal Oak drivers may have an alignment problem if their car drifts or pulls to one side, the steering wheel's off center, they notice uneven tire wear or the car doesn't feel like it handles right as they drive down Royal Oak, Michigan, streets and roads.When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined ... More

Why Alignment Matters (Vehicle Alignment Maintenance)

October 17, 2021

It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo... More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Alignment Inspection

July 4, 2021

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Royal Oak drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires will inspect your tires for uneven wear as we... More

Straight and True in Royal Oak: Wheel Alignment

April 18, 2021

Most Royal Oak folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by drivers in Royal ... More

Line Them Up: Wheel Alignment Service at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

October 25, 2020

Hello Royal Oak! Let's talk about alignment. One of the most important parts of preventive maintenance for your vehicle is keeping the wheels in alignment. Poor alignment causes your tires to wear unevenly, which can significantly reduce their lifespan. This means you will have to replace them m... More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Causes of Wheel Misalignment

February 2, 2020

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Royal Oak drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. ... More