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Seven Things You Need To Know About Tires

July 31st, 2015

We often see customers who are a little overwhelmed by the tire buying process. There are so many types of tires for different vehicles and different driving styles, all at different price points. Here are a few things every driver needs to know about tires:

·   A tire is constructed from the inside out, starting at the inner liner. There are 20 to 25 different components in every tire; fabric belts are wrapped around the inner liner, with steel belts, more fabric belts and other materials layered between the tread surface and the inner liner. These layers provide strength, noise suppression and ride quality.

·   Newer low-profile tires are popular with many drivers, if only for aesthetic/style reasons. It’s important to know low-profi ...[more]

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Nappanee 574-773-9275 2576 East Market St
Nappanee, IN 46550
Wakarusa 574-862-1159 609 E Waterford Street
Wakarusa, IN 46573
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Serving the Wakarusa and Nappanee, Indiana areas, Glen's Tire carries top quality brand name tires and wheels from Michelin®, BFGoodrich®, Bridgestone, Fuzion, Fierce, Goodyear, and more. Our service department specializes in tune-ups, tire balancing, tire repair and more. Schedule Your Appointment Today!