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September 17th, 2015










Pictured: Ryan Benton, Ricky Benton and Rick Benton Jr of Black’s Tire, with Gary Faircloth (President/CEO) of Boys and Girls Homes of NC.



Locally owned Black’s Tire & Auto Service held its 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Boys and Girls Homes of NC. The tournament was held at Aberdeen Country Club in Longs, SC and brought teams from across the country together to raise money for the Homes.

Black’s Tire staff from their 30+ locations in North and South ...[more]

Oil Changes in Raleigh, NC

June 2nd, 2015

Why does everyone say oil changes are so important?

At Black’s Tire & Auto Service, we do a lot of oil changes in Raleigh, NC. But what makes them so important?

An internal combustion engine is built to precise specifications, meaning that all the moving parts inside are put together very tightly. To avoid damage and reduce friction-Oil Change & Auto Repair in Raleigh, NCrelated heat, this very complex machine has to stay well-lubricated with quality motor oil, meaning regular oil changes in Raleigh, NC.

Motor oils have come a long way in the last 20 years, and even conventional, mineral-based oil now contains detergents and additives that help it last longer and do a better job. Any oil, however, will break down over time; the combustion process generates soot, chemicals, carbon and othe ...[more]

  Posted in: Car Care Tips

Improve Vehicle Safety with Brake Repair

September 1st, 2014

brake repair raleigh ncHolding utmost significance as one of the most important vehicle safety features, properly functioning brakes are necessary to both vehicle operation and dependability. Responsible for all slowing down and stopping motions, brake repair should never be ignored or overlooked. Servicing customers for over 85 years, Black’s Tire and Auto Service in Raleigh, NC encourages drivers to participate in regular brake repairs and inspections per driving practices. Recognizing the importance of brake repair to vehicle safety, driving with improper brakes could at best cause vehicle immobility, although at worst a potentially avoidable accident.

The greater majority of non-commercial vehicles operate using a brake system called “friction braking”. This system involves heat storage in a rotating part, either a d ...[more]

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Dangers of Skipping an Oil Change

August 1st, 2014

oil change raleigh ncIf an engine is the heart of a vehicle, consider the oil to be the blood. Thus, understanding the importance of routine auto repair such as oil changes can both improve vehicle drivability and lengthen longevity of life. Scheduling an oil change around every 3,000 miles should be more than a routine errand, but instead an investment in the future of your vehicle. Black’s Tire and Auto Service in Raleigh, NC works diligently to ensure the vehicle safety of all drivers, finding small auto repairs such as oil changes to be the most significant throughout the life of a vehicle.

Participating in regularly scheduled oil changes is necessary to maintain proper engine operations and ensure all preventative measures are taken for vehicle safety. Consequently, as regular engine operations progress and oil ages, debris is col ...[more]

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Tire Safety and Tips

July 9th, 2014

raleigh nc tiresSustaining a vehicle at safe, road-ready conditions involves many components of maintenance and auto repair. Amidst the check-ups and scheduled servicing, vehicle owners easily forget one of the most important safety features of any vehicle- the tires. Consider these helpful tips coupled with the specialized advice and workmanship of Blacks Tire and Auto Service in Raleigh, NC to keeping your vehicle’s tires in optimal condition. Prepare any vehicle for the surprises of road wear and driving with proper tire maintenance and repairs.

Serving Raleigh, NC since 1929 with the highest quality in name brand tires, Black’s Tire and Auto Service knows the best way to maintain a healthy set of tires is through preventative maintenance and customer care. In order to provide top pe ...[more]

  Posted in: Tires 101

Auto Repair for the Long Run

June 5th, 2014

auto repair fayettevilleby: Willie Whitewall


Often when we purchase a car we become incredibly preoccupied by external features- color, price, make and model. However, one extremely important aspect to consider is how much the maintaince of a car will cost. It’s easy to look at the car payment and insurance as the only costs that go into a new vehicle; however, this could not be any further from the truth. It is estimated that over four percent of the total investment put into a vehicle is on auto repair and maintenance over the lifetime of a vehicle.

While four percent seems hardly relevan ...[more]

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Warning Signs You Need New Tires

June 5th, 2014

tires raleigh ncby: Willie Whitewall


Much like your feet become sore after a long walk, tires are gradually worn down over time and with extensive use. This gradual progression is in no way the fault of the driver or indication of driving skills, as all tires eventually wear away with use and should be replaced. Black’s Tire and Auto Service of Raleigh, NC is eager to help customers find the best fit tires for any vehicle and become educated on tips to know when their tires should be serviced or replaced. Having correctly maintained tires is the best safety feature any vehicle owner can provide themse ...[more]

  Posted in: Tires 101

Ricky Benton of Black's Tire & Auto Service Named 2014 Dealer of the Year

April 14th, 2014

Black's Tire & Auto Service

This press release recently went out about Black's Tire & Auto Service:

Whiteville, NC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014

by: Willie Whitewall

Ricky Benton, owner of Black’s Tire & Auto Service, was named the 2014 Dealer of the Year by the North Carolina Tire Dealers Association (NCTDA)

NCTDA President Richard Leicht presented the award to Benton on Friday, March 28th during the NCTDA’s Annual Trade Show and Expo in Raleigh, NC. Benton was introduced by his son Ryan Benton, a past NCTDA President.

“It is an honor to be given such a prestigious award, and I wouldn’t be here today without the great group of people we work with every day. They are my family and friends, not just m ...[more]

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Black's Got Your Back!

March 2nd, 2014
Testimonial from customer Brooke Andrews, recently helped by technicians when stranded on the side of I95.
  Tags: tires
  Posted in: Testimonials

Winner of the Duke vs. UNC tickets

February 10th, 2014
Winner of the Duke vs. UNC tickets!!
  Tags: Contest
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