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What Are Trues and Vogues?

by Tire Agent Staff

Trues and Vogues are timeless wheels and tires that have been around for more than 100 years from Rat Pack-era Hollywood to modern hip-hop culture.


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What Does LT Mean on a Tire? And, Does It Matter?

by Tire Agent Staff

LT on a tire stands for "light truck," which is a type of passenger tire, but LT tires are intended for very specific heavy-duty jobs, which we'll explain.


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Mud Terrain Tires: What Are the Best? Cheapest? Most Aggressive? Best Looking? Quietest?

by Tire Agent Staff

It's our superlative guide to mud terrain tires! Who is the most popular? Most attractive? Most likely to succeed? These are our top mud tires.


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What You Need to Know About Tire Tread Patterns

by Tire Agent Staff

Tire tread patterns aren't there just for looks. Those ribs, grooves, sipes and blocks have important jobs. Here are 4 tread patterns you should know.


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All-Season Vs All-Weather Tires: What’s The Difference, Really?

by Tire Agent Staff

All season vs all weather tires -- what's the difference, really? More importantly, which should you buy? The answer depends on a few things, which Tire Agent explains.


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Cracking DOT Tire Codes: Find Where and When Your Tires Were Made

by Tire Agent Staff

The 2 most important codes on a tire tell you where it was made and when. Here's how to find the codes and look them up.


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What Causes Dry Rotting Tires? Are Tires With Dry Rot Safe?

by Tire Agent Staff

What is dry rot in tires and how can you prevent it? Is it OK to drive on tires with dry rot (NO!), and what does sidewall weathering (aka dry rot) look like?


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Tire Wear Bar Indicators: What Tread Markers on Tires Mean

by Tire Agent Staff

What do tire wear bars mean, where can you find them, and how safe is it to drive when your wear bars are showing?


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How Often Should You Replace Your Tires?

by Tire Agent Staff

How do you know when it's time to replace tires? How long do tires last? Where is the manufacture date on the tire? Answers to these questions and more...


Stop! Don’t Buy Your Next Set of Tires Without Reading This First!

by Tire Agent Staff

Stop! Don’t Buy Your Next Set of Tires Without Reading This First! Typically, buying a new set of tires is something most people do not enjoy. Not only is the cost of tires high but the actual buying process is often frustrating and stressful. But what if we told you ...