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Winter’s Coming – Are Your Tires Ready?

Winter’s on its way, and in many parts of the country that will mean snow and ice. Are your tires ready for winter weather? Tires in Raleigh, NC

Winter conditions and cold weather are tough on all the systems in your car. The battery and starting system, fuel system, suspension and drivetrain are all affected by winter weather. You can up your odds of coming through winter OK, though, if you just observe some basics in regards to your tires. 
  • All four tires should be the same brand, or at least the same tread pattern, type and size. Mismatched tires can result in jittery, “squirrelly” handling that is hard to eradicate. 
  • Get in the habit of checking your tire inflation. Low tire pressure wears tires prematurely and costs you in terms of fuel consumption. It&rsqu ...
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Why You Should Never Drive Through Water

Well, it’s fall, and in many parts of the country that means that weather extremes are likely to start picking up. Storms, high winds, hail, heavy rain and flooding…and every time, there’s someone who tries to drive through high water only to get swept away. If they’re lucky, they can get out and be rescued by emergency crews. 

There are SO many reasons to not drive through high water: auto repair in Raleigh, NC
  • You can’t see the road, so you really don’t know what you’re getting into and can easily drive straight into a ditch
  • Especially around bridges, high water can wash away the ground underneath the pavement, meaning your vehicle can easily drop right through the road
  • Six inches of water ...
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Black's Tire Service named MTD 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year

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BLACK’S TIRE & AUTO SERVICE CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT NETS RECORD $109,110 FOR BOYS AND GIRLS HOMES OF NC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

BLACK’S TIRE & AUTO SERVICE CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT NETS RECORD $109,110 FOR 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 ...

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Apex, NC (store 39)

I wanted wheels and tires for my 98 f-150 truck and was having trouble finding a set to fit my needs. Chad at the Apex location found me a great set of wheels and tires that fit my truck and made it stand out. Chad went out of his way to help me find what I needed and I appreciate it very much. The price was not too high and service was impecable. I would recommend Blacks Tire to anyone. My truck rides like a new one. Thanks Chad for all your help….

Mat C.

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