Five Things You Didn’t Know About Tires

March 16th, 2017

Tires1. For performance and handling, the trend has long been toward fatter tires with a bigger footprint. That’s starting to change, though. Skinnier tires mean lower rolling resistance and better fuel economy, as well as a smaller aerodynamic profile. While fatter tires do handle better, tire engineers are making up the difference by designing skinny tires with a stickier tread formulation for traction and cornering ability.

2. Static electricity used to be a real concern for vehicles; if you’re old enough, you may remember seeing station wagons with a “ground strap” dragging along the pavement. It’s become a concern again, with newer tread compounds cutting back on the amount of carbon black in newer tires. The solution? Many tires are now designed with an “antenna strip” ...[more]

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First Time Customers - $25 OFF

March 16th, 2017

Let Community Tire Pros of Phoenix Earn Your Trust - $25 Off First Time Customers

Here at Community Tire Pros in Phoenix, we have built our reputation on providing not only the best in new tires and service in Phoenix, but also to providing top-notch customer service.  We like to think that anyone who visits us at Community Tire Pros is not only a customer, but a friend, and we treat every vehicle – from a new tire install in Phoenix to a complex auto repair – as important as the last.  With that in mind, if you’re in need of new tires in Phoenix, AZ, or an auto service or repair, pay a visit to us here at Community Tire Pros – take us for a test drive, and we’ll give you $25 off your entire tire, service, or repair purchase just for the privilege of earning your trust.

 

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