Thank you for trusting us for all of your auto repair, tire, towing, and body shop needs. One part of our business that a lot of people don't know about is our used car sales department. We keep an inventory of nice clean and reliable used cars in Blacksburg. Most of these cars are still under factory warranty.
Tire protection plans and road hazard warranties are one of the best ways you can protect your investment in your new tires. I don’t think that most people realize that their tires get really beat up out here on our deteriorating roads and bridges. In addition, I don’t think people realize that the tire manufacturers warranty is only for defects and blemishes from the factories.
Many tires on the road today have mileage-based tread wear warranties. You've heard it before: 60,000 65,000 70,000 miles. Some make even bolder claims, 80,000 to 90,000 miles. Most of the time tread wear and tread life warranties are bologna. Tires simply don’t live up to their promise. I mean, how could they? I’ve always felt like it was an arbitrary number that the tire manufacturers make up for marketing purposes.
The Kelly Edge AS is one of our best selling tires here at Campus Automotive. Kelly Tires is one of the oldest tire brands in the US and was established in 1894. Today, Kelly Tires is owned by Goodyear and is part of the Goodyear, Dunlop, Kelly Tire family.
Did you know that most small door dings, dents, and hail damage can often repaired by Paintless Dent Repair, or PDR for short? PDR is a technique of getting behind the panels in your body workin essence to push out the dents.
Clay Croft and the crew at Expedition Overland go on expeditions to the most remote parts of the world and document the journey in a YouTube series. They have been to Alaska and the Yukon Territory and well as Mexico and Central America. This is probably my favorite of the 5-plus YouTube channels I watch. Their content is very professionally produced so it takes a long time for new content to pop up plus I think they have regular jobs so they have to save up and plan their expeditions carefully. If you start watching them, I promise you wont stop.
The General Grabber AT2 is one of my favorite AT tires.
If you are looking for an aggressive all terrain tire that looks good, lasts a long time, and has a great price then the General Grabber AT2 is for you. I recommend these tires to my customers all of the time if they want a tire that is rugged and quiet, but also tough enough to get them through the rough stuff Blacksburg can throw at them.
One of my favorite tires that I sell is the General Grabber HTS 60. If you drive a Truck, SUV, or a Crossover Vehicle, then this is a good choice for you. In fact, I have a set on our company’s Chevrolet Suburban. The Grabber HTS is a good looking, long wearing and quiet all season highway tire that's perfect for wet and light snow conditions.
Almost every problem that your car can experience will present symptoms to let you know that something is about to go wrong. Almost. When your timing belt goes bad, it usually just breaks, and that’s not good.
Topics: Matt Says