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Peace of Mind Warranty Program

Peace of Mind Warranty Program

Introducing Our Canada Wide "Peace of Mind" Warranty Program We believe we have the best auto Mechanics and Technicians along with the highest quality parts you can find so we back up all of our work with our "Peace of Mind" Warranty program. We stand behind our workmanship and materials with our promise and our warranty. Helping you manage your transportation dollars is our responsibility and we value your trust. Please do not hesitate to contact us about any vehicle repair concerns. Are you looking for the peace of mind that only a fully backed, fully guaranteed warranty can offer? The Auto Station is home to the best auto repair Burlington offers. And, as the largest tire dealer Burlington has, we sell new tires at almost used tire pricing. Our 30 day guarantee on tires is simply we give you Thirty days to fall in love with the tires we put you in or you can apply that amount spent to another set. Now that's peace of mind Warranty Details: Our workma ... read more

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Maintenance

Getting Ready For Your Summer Road Trip

Getting Ready For Your Summer Road Trip

Getting Ready For Your Summer Road Trip. "GET YOUR FREE TIRE QUOTE IN SECONDS" Summer is finally here. As the weather warms up, most people are starting to think about taking holidays. Maybe you have been planning an annual camping trip with friends or thinking about bringing the family to a favorite vacation spot. Whatever your plans, there are a few important things you should keep in mind before you set out on your road trip this summer. Make sure your car is in good working order. Nothing throws a wrench into your plans like some unexpected car trouble. Bring your car into your mechanic for a full inspection and tune up. Make sure your tires are in good shape and all your fluids have been topped up before you hit the road. Take a look in your trunk to make sure your spare tire is intact and double check to be sure that you have everything you need in case of a flat. Pack an emergency kit. If you are planning on traveling thro ... read more

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Safety

Tire Speed Rating

Tire Speed Rating

Your Performance Rating "GET YOUR FREE TIRE QUOTE IN SECONDS" What is it about your tire that lets your vehicle brake in time when a child darts onto the street, or swerve to miss a deer bolting from a bush? It’s the stability of your tire’s tread, the construction of the carcass, the compound of the rubber. It’s your tire speed rating, or, to be more accurate, your tire’s performance rating. People refer to that last letter of the tire size on the sidewall of your tires as ‘tire speed rating’—the maximum speed a tire can sustain for a certain period of time without risk of tire failure. But it’s not just about speed. It’s about performance— how your tires get rid of heat and how they brake, corner, grip and swerve just in time. In fact, your safety depends on the performance rating of your tires, and yet many drivers aren’t aware of the role they play in keeping their rubber on ... read more

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Tires

Cornering Grip

Cornering Grip

It isn’t the size but the quality construction of your tire that’s going to help you take sharp turns safely. If you’re heading up a highway ramp at high speeds and you’re not ready for the tight curve ahead, your vehicle will stay on the road, or not, because of your tire’s grip. Under force, the shape and contact patch of a lower-rated tire will change, reducing your traction. As well, your vehicle operates safely because of several systems—anti-lock brakes, stability control—that can only work with the traction limits of your vehicle’s tires. Under-inflation may become an issue because of a driver’s negligence or damage. Any tire loses air over time – usually 1-2 psi per month. About 1 psi also goes away with every 10°F drop in temperature. If the tire has damage, air loss may be significantly larger, causing extreme lack of pressure sooner. Most tires have about 30-35 psi pressure standard, and if under-inflation re ... read more

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Tires

Steering Response

Steering Response

Steering response One of the biggest differences you’ll see and feel between tires with high and low-performance ratings is the quickness of your steering response. You won’t have to turn your wheels as much when you have a tire with better traction because they can respond more accurately. Less tire flex also improves stability, allowing your vehicle to swerve and remain stay on the road. Active steering systems can help the driver to master critical driving situations, for example aquaplaning and split braking. In these situations it is likely that the tires reach their performance limits, where nonlinear effects like saturation play an important role. Tires are the part in vehicle dynamics afflicted with the highest degree of nonlinearity due to saturation-and uncertainty-due to weather conditions. Therefore, active steering systems have to be designed considering the uncertain and nonlinear tire characteristics which are determined by the road-tire-contact. This paper ... read more

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Tires