The drone of tires on pavement can be more than annoying, it can be downright hypnotic and can cause a driver to doze off! But why are some tires so noisy? There are a few answers to that question.
Tire designers take a lot of factors into account when they’re designing tires for noise suppression. It can be tricky since the air chamber of a tire tends to resonate like a drum and actually amplify noise; engineers use elaborate computer technologies to “tune” tires and keep the noise down. It’s a dirty little secret that cheaper tires also tend to be noisier tires; the designers just don’t put as much time and effort into keeping road noise down on cheaper tires.
One thing that’s pretty common, regardless of how expensive your tires were, is that ...[more]
Here in Alabama, we really look forward to football season every year! When there’s a snap in the air and the leaves are starting to turn, that’s when it’s time to load up the truck and head to the game…and set up for a tailgate party with some delicious snacks and cold drinks.
At Don Duncan’s All American Auto & Tire in Montgomery, AL, we want to help you get down the road with our Oil Change Special. Through the month of October, $34.95 will buy you:
--Oil change with five quarts of premium conventional oil, lube and filter
--24 point safety inspection
Your oil should be changed every 5,000 miles to prevent sludge buildup and protect vital engine components. And since no vehicle has 50/50 weight distribution fr ...[more]