The Phil’s Pro Auto Service Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you’re not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the GREELEY service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get […]

Tire Tread Depth for GREELEY, Colorado Drivers

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don’t have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. […]

GREELEY Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around GREELEY on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it’s hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered significantly underinflated at 26 pounds. The tire may not look low until it […]

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in GREELEY

A lot of people get custom wheels in GREELEY. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you’re not careful. Sometimes, once they’re mounted, they just don’t fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don’t want that. Consulting your Phil’s Pro Auto […]

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Phil’s Pro Auto Service in GREELEY

Tires do a lot of work for GREELEY drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around GREELEY. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With such important work to do, you want your tires […]

Tire Maintenance in GREELEY

With the recent focus in the GREELEY area on improving fuel economy, we’ve been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.GREELEY drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they’re not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, properly inflated tires last […]

Wheel Balancing at Phil’s Pro Auto Service

So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? GREELEY drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Colorado roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel the […]

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in GREELEY

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the GREELEY area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don’t have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get from […]

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us GREELEY drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Colorado, where you want to go or the look you’re after; there is a tire for you.The same is true […]