• Goodyear unveils new tire technology for 2018 In January 2017, Goodyear unveiled new tire products at an event attended by more than 2,000 people. Apart from technological advancements incorporated into the tires, a program called Tire Optix was launched — it measures the tread wear and pressure of tires while storing the information in the cloud in real time. Drivers in Mt. Vernon, IL will[...]

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    Mt. Vernon IL's guide to buying new tires It's inevitable. When you own a car, truck, or other wheeled vehicle, you will need to, at some point, purchase new tires. But what should you know before you buy? There are many factors to think about when buying new tires for your car, truck, or other vehicle to avoid tire hazards and make the safest choice. Pay attention to the way that you drive.[...]

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    What's different about specialty tires? We all know that motorcycles, cars, and trucks require different tires depending on the size, speed, and use of the vehicle. But what about specialty vehicles such as semi-trucks and farm equipment? Farm tires and semi-truck tires have different tire needs and hazards than typical passenger vehicles. You may be surprised at the factors that vehicle [...]

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    What is tire balancing and how does it help? Tire balancing consists of adjusting the wheel angles so that the wheels and tires can spin without any vibrations. In addition to adjusting the angles, the wheels are checked for any heavy areas. The heavy areas are fixed by adding a lead weight on the other side of the heavy area. There are many benefits associated with proper wheel balancing and [...]

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    What are the types of tire tread patterns and their purposes? If you have ever paid attention to your vehicle tires, then you have probably noticed that they have a particular pattern on the surface. The pattern is known as tire tread and plays a significant role in influencing your tire's performance. You should also understand that a tread is the rubber on the surface of the tire that has [...]

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    Help Keep Your Tires Healthy to Last you Longer! There’s a lot you can do to extend the life of your tires. When you invest in new tires in Mt. Vernon, IL, take the extra step of avoiding common road hazards that can cause unnecessary wear and tear on your tires. At Shroyer Tire, our goal is to help our customers get the longest use of their tires as possible. Here are the top road hazards for[...]

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    Does the Pattern of Your Tire’s Tread Really Matter? Shroyer Tire has been providing the Woodlawn, IL area with quality tires for many years. During that time, some of the same questions keep popping up from customers. One such question concerns the tread patterns of the tires we sell. Do the different patterns serve different purposes, or are they simply variations on the same basic concept? [...]

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    Don't neglect your tires! Keeping up with your vehicle’s tire maintenance is just as important as checking its oil and other fluids. A car’s tires can easily be overlooked, as many owners focus on their engine when worrying about breakdown issues. Tires are just as important to keep up with, though; no one wants to deal with a flat tire on a busy road. In addition, proper tire care can save [...]

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    When should you start looking into new tires? The condition of your vehicle’s tires is something that can often go overlooked, but can have an enormous impact on your driving safety. The last thing any driver wants to occur is a tire blowout while driving or a flat tire keeping them from even getting on the road. This is why it is important to know the early warning signs of worn tires and the [...]

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    What’s the difference between all-season, summer & winter tires? As it turns to winter, people in the Mount Vernon, IL area know to check their tires. However, one question that consistently puzzles our customers is whether they need summer, winter or all-season tires. Simply put; it’s really about where you live, your driving habits, and other factors. Your local tire shop can always [...]

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