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Studded Tires for Winter Driving

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                In the early 60’s a metal stud that could be inserted into tires were established to improve traction for your vehicle in harsh wintery road conditions such as ice and snow. The studs were developed to use the vehicle’s weight and grip of the studs to control the vehicle on such road conditions. The use of studded tire is great for ice traction however they are not good for the bare road. When ice and snow is not covering the road, the studs loudly chip away at the pavement. ...
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Vehicle Winterize Checklist

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It is that time of year again, the winter season. With the winter season comes snowfall, ice, slush and plummeting temperatures. Stay safe out there this winter with these vehicles winterizing tips. Battery: Have your vehicles battery inspected by a technician to ensure it has sufficient power. Tires: Install winter tires. All season and summer tires are not developed for cold winter temperatures or snowy, icy conditions. Windshield Wipers: Replace old and warn out blades. If conditions in yo...
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Winter Tips for Driving

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Check out a few of our winter tips to help you and your family stay safe this winter season. Winter tires, winter tires, winter tires. We cannot harp on the importance of winter tires enough. Winter tires are designed with special compounds that are specifically designed for low temperatures, snow, slush and ice that all season or summer tires do not consist of.               Continuously check your tire pressure this winter season, for every 10 degrees the temperature drops you lose 1 pound ps...
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Winter Tires and their Importance

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Winter tires are made of different rubber compounds than your traditional all season and summer tires. They are composed of different materials that allow extra grip and optimized tread that prevent slipping and sliding on icy, slushy, and snowy roads. Cars that may be equipped with four-wheel drive still need winter tires. The rubber winter tires are made with maintains flexibility in low temperatures when all season and summer tires are designed for warm climates. The tread pattern on winter ...
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Higher Tire Pressure for Winter Driving

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As the winter months’ are upon us, it is time to begin winterizing your vehicle. Higher tire pressure for winter driving may be something you already are aware of, if not let us quickly educate you. This information typically resides in your vehicles manufactured owner manual. These recommendations include operating winter tires psi typically 3-5 pounds higher than the recommended pressures for all season tires in warmer months. First, when it comes to driving in New England winter weather con...
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Most vehicles come with the same size tire on all four positions. Ideally they should also be of the same type and design. This offers the driver the best performance and handling from their vehicle.   Front-wheel drive vehicle's front tires' will wear dramatically faster than the rears as they supply the drive, the steering, and most of the braking.  Therefore if the tires aren't rotated on a regular basis (something Star Tires Plus Wheels does free for their customers), tires will wear out i...
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Speed Ratings

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What are speed ratings on tires and what do they mean?
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Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)

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What you need to know about TPMS
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WHY DO I NEED FOUR SNOW TIRES?

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Here are the reasons why you should consider snow tires in sets of 4.
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Star Tires Plus Wheels Launches New Website!

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With two locations in Hartford and West Haven, Star Tires Plus Wheels services the automotive repair, tire, and wheel needs of those in West Haven, CT, Hamden, CT, New Haven, CT, Hartford, CT and surrounding areas. Through the years, our dedication to honesty and quality service has helped us maintain a loyal base of customers. Our new website enables consumers to perform research on automotive repairs and shop for tires. How To Shop for Tires Using Our Tire Fitment Guide Step 1: Search by ...
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