TOYO TIRES "THE DRIVE WITHIN. WHAT'S YOURS?"

April 17th, 2017

We've launched a new consumer promotion on Facebook that will create excitement and engagement around the Toyo Tires brand. The sweepstakes promotional idea is simple. Everyone is driven by something within, and we're asking consumers to tell us what drives them at ...[more]

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TOYO OPEN COUNTRY R/T OFFERS BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

April 17th, 2017
Toyo Open Country R/T offers best of both worlds
 

Rugged, yet quiet – those are the features of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.’s new Open Country R/T all-terrain tire.

The ability of the Open Country R/T to tackle dirt, sand, and rocks is inspired by Toyo’s Open Country M/T maximum traction tire, while its quieter ride is a nod to the brand’s best-selling tire, the Open Country A/T II all-terrain, the company sa ...[more]

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SEVEN SIGNS YOUR BRAKES NEED TO BE INSPECTED

April 17th, 2017

During Brake Safety Awareness Month in August, the Car Care Council reminds motorists that routine brake inspections are essential to safe driving and maintaining your vehicle.

"When it comes to vehicle safety, the brake system is at the top of the list, so have your brakes checked by an auto service professional at least once a year," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "Knowing the key warning signs that your brakes may need maintenance will go a long way toward keeping you and others safe on the road."

The Car Care Council recommends that motorists watch for seven signs that their brakes need to be inspected:

Noise: screeching, grinding or clicking noises when applying the brakes.
Pulling: vehicle pulls to one side while braking.
Low Pedal:brake pedal nearly touches the floor before engaging.
Hard Pedal: must apply extreme pressure to the pedal before brakes engage.
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TIRE TREAD WEAR: CAUSES AND SYMPTOMS

April 17th, 2017

Understanding Tire Tread Wear

Tire tread wear can tell you a lot about a suspension. Most specifically, it can tell you if the angles, inflation and components are within specification. Here are the most common tread wear patterns and what causes them.

Over-inflated Tires

Tire tread wear in the center of the tread pattern tells you that the inflation patterns are too high. Too much pressure can cause the contact patch to shrink and the center of the tire to carry the entire load.

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AN INSTALLER’S GUIDE TO WHEEL OFFSET

January 18th, 2016

This is a 45 mm offset. It is often, but obviously not always, accompanied by an “ET” marking.

 

This is a 45 mm offset. It is often, but obviously not always, accompanied by an “ET” marking.

One of the most common modifications your customers make to their cars is to replace the wheels. It’s easy to see why — there is really no faster, more effective way to customize a car’s look or feel than by changing the wheels. Whether your customers are upsizing to 18-inch high-performance wheels for a “sporty” look and feel, going all out with those 20-inch or larger “bling” wheels, or downsizing to smaller w ...[more]

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Website Launch Announcement: Marc Yount's Tire Pros Launches New Site

November 2nd, 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs.

The new site offers inventory listings with pictures and specs. You can search a variety of ways including by vehicle and size.

With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information.

We invite you to visit our new website today.

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MONSTER ENERGY WHEELS ARE BACK!

September 27th, 2013
Monster Energy Wheels are back!
 

Call today for pricing! 762-333-2132

 642B's Off-road style meets a race inspired 5 spoke with this great mix of influences. 10 chrome bolts encircle the split five-spoke wheel with a concave profile. This Monster Energy Edition wheel features the iconic "M-Claw" Monster Energy logo on the center cap.

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DON'T BE MISLED!

July 31st, 2013
Don't Be Misled!
 

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Tire Safety Starts Here!

April 11th, 2013

BOWIE, Md. (April 1, 2013) — The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the first of its "Tire Safety Starts Here" consumer education videos, focusing on proper tire repair.

The video, "Tire Safety Starts with Proper Tire Repair," is part of TIA's commitment to become the industry's "watchdog" for tire safety.

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