Campus Auto Blog

Matt Says: Did You Know About Our Tire Protection Plan?

Posted by Matt McMurray on Aug 26, 2016 12:08:57 PM

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.

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Matt Says: A Word About Tire Tread Wear Warranties

Posted by Matt McMurray on Jul 14, 2016 1:15:51 PM

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.

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Matt Says: Kelly Edge AS Tires Are Great For Blacksburg Driving

Posted by Matt McMurray on Jul 13, 2016 10:53:09 AM

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.

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We are pleased to announce our new partnership with the NRV Jeep Club

Posted by Matt McMurray on Jul 11, 2016 11:58:23 AM

Last week was a great week for me. I was introduced to a great new group of people that enjoy some of the same outdoor activities as I do. For me, one of my favorite things to do is drive off-road. I've been off-roading with my close friends since I was 16 years old. 20 years!

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Matt Says: Take A Look At Goodyear Assurance All Season

Posted by Matt McMurray on May 18, 2016 4:28:16 PM

The Goodyear Assurance All Season is a great tire for value-minded customers who want a known and trusted brand. It is a practical mid-tier tire that has confident all season traction and long lasting tread wear. Some of the features and benefits include:

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Matt Says: Try The General Grabber AT2

Posted by Matt McMurray on May 5, 2016 4:57:43 PM

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.

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Matt Says: Consider General Grabber HTS60 Tires

Posted by Matt McMurray on May 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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.

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Introducing Goodyear Tires at Campus Automotive

Posted by Matt McMurray on Apr 15, 2016 5:32:20 PM

I am pleased to announce that we have just become a Goodyear Authorized Tire Dealer. Goodyear is the number one tire brand in North America and one of the last great American companies. In fact, it's one of only two tire manufacturers still American owned, and located in Akron, Ohio.

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Winter - Such As It Was - Is Over!

Get your vehicle ready for spring.

Spring in the New River Valley means hiking, brewery and winery tours, camping, golf, road trips, and more. Each of those activities has one thing in common - you need your car to be in good shape to get you there. Even as uneventful as this winter was, don't underestimate the long term effects of colder temperatures and occasional slush on your car. Let us help you get your car ready for the road.

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