How Much is Enough for Royal Oak Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

December 31, 2023

Most Royal Oak drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the tec... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Royal Oak, Michigan

June 4, 2023

Everyone in Royal Oak, Michigan eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Royal Oak, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories ... More

Winter Tires

July 22, 2022

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... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

July 13, 2022

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... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Royal Oak

July 8, 2022

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... More

Under Pressure in Royal Oak: TPMS

June 27, 2022

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... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

June 26, 2022

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... More

Picking the Right Tires in Royal Oak

April 24, 2022

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... More

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

April 17, 2022

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... More

The TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Guide to Custom Wheels

March 13, 2022

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... More