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How Much is Enough for Livonia Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Livonia drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the techn... Read More

Automotive Tips from Auto Lab Livonia: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Livonia 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 systems.I... Read More

Automotive Tips from Auto Lab Livonia: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Livonia drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of ... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Livonia, MI 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. Tw... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Livonia area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our MI streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Livonia area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of an inch is... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Auto Lab Livonia in Livonia

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Livonia drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but i... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Auto Lab Livonia

Many Livonia drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Livonia area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Livonia drivers, that look include... Read More

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