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Continental ExtremeContact DWS06

Continental ExtremeContact DWS06

The Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 is a perfect tire for your sports vehicle. The DWS06 handles quite well on the track but also in everyday riding. If you are looking for an ultra performance tire but dont want to keep switching tires from Summer Ultra Performance Tire to an All-Season tire, look no further! This tire handles very well in both wet and dry road conditions, still is a very comfortable tire with little to no road noise. Has a very classy look to it and the tread pattern is very appealing to look at. The Continental ExtremeContact has a 50,000 mile warranty and comes with the industry leading Total Confidence Plan to include 1 year Road Hazard Protection (first 2/32nds or 12 months whichever comes first), 72 Month Limited Liability Warranty, and a 3 year Flat Tire Roadside Assistance

Summer is Here

Summer is Here

Its beginning to feel a lot like summer. The time to go camping, go to the lake, go hiking, go to the beach, go off-roading, work on the ranch, going on a road trip, or just going just to go. This is also the time where many blowouts happen due to low tread levels, bulges in tires, and/or dry rot. It can never hurt to get your tires, brakes, suspension, under hood inspected before the road trip to get you the peace of mind while traveling down the road to your favorite fishing hole. 

How Tire Balancing and Mounting has Changed over the Years

Tire mounting and balancing has changed drastically over the last 10 years. Today, cars are coming with more luxurious wheels and lower profile tires verses 5, even 10 years ago where tires had some more rubber to eliminate many of the road vibrations. Today, a standard wheel balance is no longer considered a "proper wheel balance" as many times, there is still a road force vibration from the tire and even the wheel that can only be found while pressure is put to the wheel and tire such as when driving. The Hunter Road Force Balancer not only performs the standard wheel balancing, it also performs what is called Road Force Balance which applies pressure to the tire as if it were on the car and on the road and measures the stiffness between the tire and wheel. If it were out of specifications, it will then lead the certified technician to sit the tire in a particular spot with the wheel to eliminate the vibrations and then re-check. This sort of balancing is great for all the ... read more

24 Hour Roadside Assistance

24 Hour Roadside Assistance

Adams Tireworx now offers a fantastic value to our customers! 24 hour roadside assistance for those unplanned events that cause a need for a tow truck to come rescue you! Wether you are locked out of your car, need a jumpstart, flat tire assistance (ugh who likes those?) towing to your nearest auto repair shop (Adams Tireworx? Adams Autoworx?) need some gas and so on! It is available with any purchase here at Adams Tireworx and is good 24 hours a day, 365 days a year anywhere in the United States and Canada! Think of it like a mini AAA service, which you should get too! Have any questions about the roadside assistance or how to get AAA roadside assistance at a great price, give Adams Autoworx and Adams Tireworx a call

Tire Anatomy

Tire Anatomy

   Ever wonder what the numbers on the side of your tire mean? As seen on the graphic, the first letter, “P” in this case stands for passenger car tire, on some light duty trucks you will see “LT” before the number. That tells the technician that the tire has either a 6-ply cord in the tire or a 10-ply cord designed for heavy duty and can carry a certain amount of weight. The first number in the graphic shows 215 which is the width of the tire tread from shoulder to shoulder where it meets the road. The following number “60” is the “Aspect Ratio” and that percentage is taken from the tire width and how high or low the tire is made from the wheel to the tread. The next letter is in most cases “R” which means this tire is a radial tire that does not need a tube inside the tire to hold the air, you will also see “T”, “ZR” for examples showing that the tire is made for a different purpose. The num ... read more

Tradesmen Support Program

Tradesmen Support Program

 BFGoodrich TM Tires offers a great program for those who are working hard in the field needing a great all-around truck tire. With the purchase of 4 new BFGoodrich T/A KO2 tires, the tradesman will be able to receive 24-hour roadside and workside service with a towing service up to 150 miles. With the 30 day trial period, eligible tradesmen will receive a $100 visa prepaid card. Adams Tireworx believes cutting downtime from jobs is highly important that’s why we have partnered with BFGoodrich that offers a high quality tire with 24 hour flat tire changing assistance, 24 hour delivery of supplies, 24 hour battery service, 24 hour lost key/lockout service and 24 hour towing service. Visit Adams Tireworx and see if your profession qualifies for this great program

TPMS Light

TPMS Light

Ever notice the yellow symbol with an exclamation mark in the middle pop on? What should I do? The light represents the Tire Pressure Monitoring System, or TPMS, it gauges the pressure of your tires and repeatedly sends a signal to the vehicle computer. The light and/or message will illuminate that one or more tires have lost air pressure and will need to be checked and adjusted. It is best to visit a tire service center su​ch as Adams Tireworx which specialize in the TPMS system to check the tire pressures, adjust if necessary and inspect the tire for any possible puncture in the tire. What happens if the light stays on and the driver doesn’t have the pressures checked? The tire will wear out unevenly and will damage both the shoulder treads of the tire but also the sidewall. It is important to immediately check the tire pressures and if one is drastically lower than the rest, it is recommended to put the spare tire on if available or call for a tow truck and have the tire repa ... read more

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