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Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Royal Oak driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Michigan, winter tires differed from highway tires only in t... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

Many Royal Oak drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Royal Oak area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Royal Oak drivers, that look i... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Royal Oak

A lot of people get custom wheels in Royal Oak. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that.Consulting your TLC Custom Ex... Read More

Under Pressure in Royal Oak: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Royal Oak, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some... Read More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings for Royal Oak vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Royal O... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Royal Oak

Shopping for tires in Royal Oak can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Royal Oak are looking for maximum summertime perf... Read More

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Royal Oak drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) o... Read More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Royal Oak drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, th... Read More

Helping Royal Oak Drivers Get the Right Tires

Every Royal Oak vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is ... Read More

Royal Oak Tire Repair

Most Royal Oak residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Royal Oak drivers it also has a financial impact. With high Michigan gas prices, we've all heard about the ... Read More

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