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| February 22, 2011

PIB TIP: MAINTAIN PROPER INFLATION. Maintaining correct inflation is free and is the highest saving maintenance you can perform on your truck. Improper inflation is by far the greatest reason that tires fail or wear ...

| February 16, 2011

PIB TIP: PERFORM ROUTINE MAINTENANCE. Proper maintenance of tires, wheels, axles and the steering column also will help keep your tire costs down. Wheels naturally lose alignment and balance. Bushings, shocks, bearings and valve stems ...

| February 09, 2011

USE WIDE SINGLES. Wide singles weigh less than doubles and save fuel. They also cost less than the two tires they’re designed to replace, although you have to buy new rims to get in the ...

| February 01, 2011

USE RETREADS. Premium tire makers design casings for retread use. Theoretically, undamaged casings can be repeatedly retreaded, although the tire maker’s casing warranty might run out at, for example, 750,000 miles or after three retreadings. ...

| January 25, 2011

PIB TIP: WARRANTY A FACTOR IN TIRES. Most standard new-tire and retread warranties have coverage limited to normal-use defects in workmanship, product and material. Warranties are based on time or wear, not mileage. Some fully ...

| January 18, 2011

PIB TIP: SHOP FOR THE BEST VALUE. Get the most for your money in tires, whether you spend a little or a lot. It’s tempting to shop primarily by sticker price, but cost per mile ...

| January 11, 2011

PIB TIP: SPEC FOR YOUR APPLICATION. Effort put into careful spec’ing will pay off in any of the four main tire applications: long haul, regional, on/off road and urban. The different applications mean different tire ...

| January 05, 2011

PIB TIP: CHECK TIRE WEAR. Pre- and post-trip inspection of your tires is a great time to check for irregular wear, flat spots and other indications of tire maintenance needs. Since tires are the second ...

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