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Why You Shouldn't Mix Tires

Why You Shouldn't Mix Tires

Why You Shouldn’t Mix Tires November 29th, 2018   If possible, when replacing one tire, you should always try to purchase as close as possible to the existing tires on your vehicle. A matching tire will have the same tread pattern, construction, and size as your existing tires. We never recommend you use mismatched tires unless specifically recommended by the manufacturer of your vehicle.   A few ways drivers will mismatch tires include: using tires with different tread patterns, using tires made by different manufacturers, using tires made for different seasons (summer vs. winter tires) and using tires with different...

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About Us

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About Us

About Porter's Tire Store Porter's Tire Store began with a night of prayer by the founder Ayers Porter. Before Ayers was involved, the original store started out as an OK Recapper called Pickens and Thomas Tire. It was located on Main Street in Morristown, TN. Later, that store was moved to its current location at 1735 Buffalo Trail where Ayers Porter started with one employee in 1952. That was close to 60 years ago and now is in the fourth generation of the Porter family. Now Porter's Tire Store employ over 100 people and the prayers continue on.

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Why are load and speed ratings important?

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Why are load and speed ratings important?

What do you mean you can not install that tire on my car? This is an all to familiar question we hear everyday as tire salesmen. Each tire has a load and speed index rating that must be followed. If a vehicle requires a 91W rated tire one cannot simply install a tire designated for a much lower speed rateing.  Take, for example, a 2004 Mazda RX-8, The RX-8 is a sports car that requires at least a 91W rated tire. We could install a tire that has a higher load and speed rating with no issue. Tire Speed rating...

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