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It's the Little (and Not So Little) Things

You know you can come to Black's for oil changes, brake repair and alignments...but did you know about some of the other services we offer? `
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A Look At Black's Jacksonville Store

Black's has 37 locations across North and South Carolina -- here's a little closer look at our Jacksonville store! `
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A Look at the Goodyear Wrangler AT/S

The light truck and SUV segment is so popular with today's drivers, and the Goodyear Wrangler AT/S is a great choice for your truck! `
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Battery and Brakes -- A Big Part of Winter Preparedness

You step on the brake pedal and your car stops. You turn the ignition key and your car starts. Two pretty basic things that we take for granted. Your brakes and Car Battery in Raleigh NCbattery, however, are even more important in winter weather.

Brakes…well, that’s kind of obvious. If you’re driving on snow or slush, your car’s braking and steering performance are already going to be compromised. It just makes sense to get a running jump at winter conditions by making sure that your brakes are in good shape before the weather gets bad.

If you’re noticing problems like longer stopping distances, noise, vibration or a pull to one side while braking or a tendency for one or more wheels to lock up and skid, it might be time for brake work. At least make an appointment with us for a brake inspection! ...

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Winter's Here...Are You Ready with Winter Tires?

You know that we can get some serious winter weather here in North Carolina, even if only for a short time. Are your tires up to the job, if we get a few inches of Winter Tires in Raleigh NCsnow on the ground?

If they’re all-season tires, the answer to that is probably “no.” All-season tires are a jack-of-all-trades, master-of-none. They offer low noise, good road manners, handling and ride quality and good traction on dry or wet pavement. Unfortunately, once the snow flies and piles up, all-season tires tend to lose their composure.

Ever considered a set of winter tires?

Winter tires are a far cry from the heavy, noisy, clumsy “snow tires” that were on your dad’s Buick station wagon in the 70s. Today’s winter tires rival the best all-season and passenger tires in ter ...

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