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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

Automotive Tips from TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Royal Oak drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Royal Oak

Royal Oak drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Royal Oak drivers to tell when... Read More

Getting New Tires in Royal Oak?

There are so many tire choices in the Royal Oak area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Royal Oak area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your f... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires in Royal Oak

Tires do a lot of work for Royal Oak drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Royal Oak. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers.... Read More

Wheel Balancing at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Royal Oak drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Michigan roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the... Read More

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