Tires Manhattan KS

No car can run without a set of tires. Not only that, but tires need to be replaced on a regular basis. If you are in need of new tires, then the following page contains a list of local tire stores that can help you replace your tires. If you're looking for local tire stores or information about what kind of tires suit you best, continue reading.

Midas Auto Service & Tires #5224
(785) 320-7713
403 E Poyntz Ave.
Manhattan, KS
Manhattan Tire Specialists
(888) 512-9076
252 N 4th St
Manhattan, KS
Retail Tire

Midas Auto Service & Tires #5986
(785) 539-0551
330 N Seth Child Rd.
Manhattan, KS
Wal-Mart Store 0035
(785) 539-0368
101 East Bluemont Ave
Manhattan, KS
Davis Tire & Auto
(785) 776-9311
1026 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Midas Manhattan
(785) 539-0551
Seth Child Road and Amherst Ave
Manhattan, KS
Monday - Friday 7:30AM - 5:30PM, Saturday 8:00AM - 12:00PM, Sunday - Closed

Dick Edwards Ford Lincoln
(785) 776-4004
7929 East Hwy 24
Manhattan, KS
Sears Store #6822
(785) 532-0288
103 Manhattan Town Ctr
Manhattan, KS
Burnett Automotive
(785) 539-2328
2905 Anderson
Manhattan, KS
Government Sales Deliveries,Participates In Goodyear National Promotions,Offers Goodyear Credit Card,Services National Account Customers,Tire and Service Network

Sears Tire and Auto Center
(785) 532-0228
103 Manhattan Town Centre Mall
Manhattan, KS
Retail Tire

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What's That Rubber on the Road?

What's That Rubber on the Road?Whenever we see tire debris alongside the road and highway we jump to the conclusion that it comes from retreaded tires.

This assumption is wrong, according to the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB), a non-profit, member-supported industry association dedicated to the recycling of tires through retreading and repairing, and to promoting proper tire maintenance for all tires.

In point of fact, most tire debris is caused by improperly maintained tires.

"While tires fail and come apart for many reasons, the main cause is underinflation, whether the tire is new or a retread," says Harvey Brodsky, TRIB's managing director.

When a tire is underinflated, most of the vehicle's weight is concentrated on the tread located just under the sidewalls, instead of being spread out evenly across the full width of the tire, he explains. This results in an uneven, irregular and inconsistent tire footprint (that portion that contacts the road surface) because the tire doesn't roll as smoothly or as easily as it was designed to.

This affects not only safety, but handling and performance as well. In addition, low inflation also leads to reduced tire miles, reduced retreadability and poor fuel economy.

"Tires are almost too good of a product," Brodsky observes. "Most people ignore them altogether until they have a problem."  But there are steps, he points out, that motorists can - and should take - at least on a monthly basis to prevent a problem from occurring in the first place.

1) Check the inflation pressure of your ties with a calibrated air pressure gauge when the tires are "cold" - before the vehicle has been driven more than about one mile. Add air to fill to the proper level of inflation whenever needed.

2) Install value caps on all valve stems and keep them tight.

3) Visually inspect your tires and look for signs of damage or any unusual conditions. If you detect any problems, schedule an appointment with a certified mechanic or tire specialist immediately.

"The safety check only takes a few minutes and is time well spent, particularly if it leads to finding a problem that could have been extremely costly and possibly dangerous if not discovered," says Brodsky. Not only will taking these measures make your vehicle run more efficiently, they will prolong the life of your tires, meaning you don't have to go to the expense of replacing them as often.

"The problem of tire debris alongside the roadways won't go away until drivers start maintaining their tires in a better fashion than they do now," Brodsky asserts. "That is the real cause of the problem, not retreads."

"The evidence regarding the safety, economic and environmental advantages of retreaded tires is overwhelming. Retreads provide the same safety, reliability, performance and handling as tires that have never been retreaded, and they do it at a tremendous savings over the high cost of new tires. For trucki...

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