What to Know When Picking Out Tires For Your Vehicle

August 18th, 2016

Who knew tires were so complex? Many people consider them to be the foundation for a good, safe car, and not much more than that. But in reality, tires are much more! Here is everything you need to know when picking out tires for your car!

When you need new tires, chances are you will pull up to your friendly auto mechanic and look at their large selection of tires. But how will you know their differences? Here is some information that will help you find tires to service your vehicle properly.

There are five common types of tires:
 

Summer tires

These tires are meant to be driven in mostly dry conditions and are not meant to be used when ice and snow cover t ...[more]

  Posted in: Tires

Goodyear Assurance – All-Season Dependability at an Affordable Price

February 18th, 2016
Goodyear Tires Puyallup, WAGoodyear’s Assurance TripleTred All-Season represents the latest in innovation and quality from Goodyear. Aimed at drivers of sedans, coupes and minivans, the Assurance TripleTred All-Season offers confident grip and outstanding road manners. It’s designed with three separate and distinct tread patterns, or “zones,” tuned to offer traction in dry, wet and wintry conditions. 
 
The Dry Zone is designed with large shoulder blocks for excellent steering response and confident handling on dry pavement. The sculpted Aquachannel® grooves of the Water Zone offer enhanced traction on wet or slushy surfaces by evacuating water away from the tire’s contact patch. Lastly, the Ice ...[more]
  Posted in: Company News

NOVEMBER TIRE SPOTLIGHT: KELLY CHARGER GT

November 6th, 2015
Kelly Tires in Puyallup, WAIf you’re looking for an all-season tire that handles like a sports tire but has the ride and handling of a grand touring tire, you can’t go wrong with the Kelly Charger GT. 
 
The Kelly Charger GT is designed with two circumferential grooves and a dense pattern of sipes for great traction and handling in wet weather. The grooves feature unique Z-shape serrations to direct water away from the tire’s contact patch in rainy conditions. It features the industry’s M + S stamp, indicating that it meets requirements for all-season traction. The Kelly Charger GT uses a tread compound that’s optimized for all-season traction, with twin steel belts and a polyester radial cord body for ...[more]
  Posted in: Company News

Two Tires or Four?

June 25th, 2015
Tires in Puyallup, WAAt Sea Tac Tire & Auto Tech, we know that many drivers in Puyallup, WA find it tough to spend  money for an entire set of four tires. It’s always better to replace the entire set, if possible; that ensures that the tires will wear at an even rate, enhancing braking, handling and overall performance. 
 
However, in a pinch, it’s acceptable to replace two tires. 
 
Here are some rules to remember, though, if you’re replacing a pair of tires in Puyallup, WA: 
 
  • Replacing two tires leaves you with two tires that have excellent traction, and two mediocre tires. In Puyallup, ...[more]
  Posted in: Company News