Tips for Shopping for Used Tires

As with other car parts, buying used tires from an auto parts warehouse serving Long Island is an excellent way to obtain durable, reliable tires at a great price. Before you head to your auto parts store, watch this video clip to find out how to shop for used tires.

First, find the recommended size and tire type by checking your vehicle’s owner’s manual. When you visit the auto parts warehouse, inspect the tires carefully before making a purchase. You should not see any cracks or bulges in the rubber. There should be an even wear pattern across the entire tread. Use a tread depth gauge or a penny to determine the tread depth of each tire.