• How to Measure Tire Depth

    Tire Replacement Services in Calgary It’s easy to overlook the wear and tread on your tires. But it’s a technique and topic that should always be on your mind before driving. The treat depth on your tires keeps you safe on the road by providing adequate grip for acceleration, cornering, and braking. If you aren’t […]

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    Drops in Temperature Cause Drops in Tire Pressure

    Why Does Tire Pressure Decrease in Cold Weather? Have you ever noticed that as winter rolls around, you find yourself having to fill your tires more frequently? Have you heard the dreaded “low tire pressure” chime and light illuminate on your dashboard in the middle of a long commute? We’ve all been there. But why […]

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    Should You Have Your Shocks and Struts Checked?

    Tire Pirates Checks Your Shocks and Struts Have you noticed a significant decrease in the way your car bounces as you go over potholes or speedbumps? You may need to have your shocks and struts changed. Your vehicle will only have one or the other, and the experts at Tire Pirates can help you discover […]

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    Why Are My New Tires Leaking Air?

    Tire Services in Calgary, AB from Tire Pirates No one wants to purchase new tires, only to find out that they’re already leaking air. Tire Pirates specializes in tire services in Calgary, AB. We want to help you understand how new tires can leak air and what can be done about this problem. The good […]

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    Is There a Difference Between a Spare Tire and a Donut?

    Tire Pirates Offers Comprehensive Tire Services in Calgary, AB When it comes to tires, do you know the difference between a spare tire and a donut? Tire Pirates offers new tires and installation for drivers in the Calgary, AB area. Some might say that eating too many donuts leads to having a spare tire around […]

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    3 Reasons Why Tire Alignment & Rotation Are Important

    Does your car vibrate when you drive it? Can’t remember the last time you had a mechanic look at your tires? While vehicle tune-ups are important, don’t neglect the health of your tires! Otherwise, you risk needing a set of four new tires , which can be quite expensive. Here are 3 reasons why tire […]

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    Why Tire Alignment and Balancing Are Important

    Some people mistakenly assume that tire alignment and balancing are the same thing, yet they are not. Tire alignment has to do with the direction the vehicle moves when in motion. If the vehicle pulls to the left or right or you have to hold the steering wheel off center to drive straight, the vehicle […]

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    What Is the Importance of Hubcaps?

    Like all parts of a car, hubcaps serve a very important purpose, even though some drivers debate whether or not they’re needed. Wondering if your new alloy wheels need hubcaps? Unsure as to what hubcaps really do? Are you considering buying new summer tires? Here’s what you need to know. What Are Hubcaps For? The […]

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    Five Inexpensive Earth-Friendly Vehicles

    While green cars have a smaller environmental footprint than traditional autos and can save you gas money, they have a reputation for being more expensive. The technology needed to reduce or eliminate gasoline consumption can be costly, and early hybrid and electric vehicles had significantly higher prices than traditional autos. That’s changed as automakers have […]

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    Five Signs You Need Brake Repair Service

    Do you Need to Replace Your Brakes? The brake pads on your vehicle do wear out over time and need to be replaced. Most modern models use disc-type brakes on all four wheels that include wear sensors. On other models, including older vehicles, you could have drum-type brakes on the rear wheels, which do not […]