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Talk to TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Royal Oak folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, includin... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Royal Oak

Do you like to shop for shoes in Royal Oak?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when b... Read More

Royal Oak, Michigan Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

When winter approaches in Michigan, Royal Oak residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Michigan winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Royal Oak residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need you... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Royal Oak, Michigan Drivers

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread de... Read More

Royal Oak Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Royal Oak on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are consider... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Royal Oak: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Royal Oak drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for "all-season" radials. Michigan drivers ran out... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to m... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Royal Oak area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Royal Oak area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seco... Read More

TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the TLC Custom Exhaust Brakes & Tires automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Royal Oak conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the wa... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Royal Oak Ride

It seems like everywhere you go in the Royal Oak area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So... Read More

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