In a perfect world, all four tires would wear out at the same time. In the same perfect world, everyone would be able to afford a whole set of tires all at once. Unfortunately, things often just do not work out that way.
Sometimes you may just have to replace tires as you can afford them, one or two at a time, but there are some important things to bear in mind if you have to do that.
If you can only afford to replace one or two tires, it’s essential that you go with tires that are identical (or at least as close as possible) to the car’s remaining tires. That means that internal construction, size, tread pattern and design should be close to the same. Don’t mix winter tires with all-season tires, don’t mix r ...[more]
At Alignment Center and Alaska Car & Truck in Anchorage, AK, we see a lot of drivers who are looking for the best tires to get them through a tough Alaska winter and beyond. One of our biggest sellers, year in and year out, has been the Firestone Destination M/T. Here’s why:
The Destination M/T features Firestone’s innovative Long Link Carbon tread compound, a special formula of carbon black that’s been re-engineered at the molecular level. Long Link Carbon helps enhance wet-weather performance and tire wear properties on the highway, while resisting cuts, tears and abrasions off-road. The symmetric tread design is comprised of deep lugs, with a pattern of lugs wrapping around the shoulders at ...[more]