Talk to Melvindale Car Care About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

November 7, 2021

Custom wheels are one way that Melvindale folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to ... More

Automotive Tips from Melvindale Car Care: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

May 10, 2020

When Melvindale drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake system... More

Winter Tires

March 27, 2020

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Melvindale driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Michigan, winter tires differed from highway tires only in ... More

Melvindale Car Care Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

March 18, 2020

Welcome to the Melvindale Car Care automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Melvindale conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire will a... More

Wheel Balancing at Melvindale Car Care

March 13, 2020

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? Melvindale drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Michigan roads. If one of the front tires is out, you feel th... More

Below 45 Degrees in Melvindale: Consider Winter Tires

March 7, 2020

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Melvindale drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Michigan drivers ran out ... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Melvindale Ride

March 6, 2020

It seems like everywhere you go in the Melvindale area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Michigan auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

February 26, 2020

Melvindale drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the ste... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Melvindale

February 25, 2020

A lot of people get custom wheels in Melvindale. 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 Melvindale C... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Melvindale: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Melvindale Car Care

February 24, 2020

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Melvindale drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Melvinda... More