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Nitrogen vs air

Nitrogen vs. air: Which is best?

It’s been a hot debate amongst tire nerds for years. We investigated and have the answer (sort of).Read more

Frequently asked questions
Have questions about your order, our products, payment options, or shipping policies? Find the answers here.
Tire glossary
In an effort to demystify the world of tires, with its confusing terminology, technology, and "tirespeak," we present the TireBuyer Tire Glossary.
Understanding tire types/sizes
"P225/45ZR18 92Y" may not mean much to the average person, but to tire geeks, it speaks volumes.
How and why to buy tires online
Find out why you should buy tires online, how TireBuyer.com works, and if you even need new tires.

Choosing the right tires

Studded winter tires
Thinking of studding up for more traction in winter weather? Read this article first.
Original equipment tires vs. replacement tires
Is it best to stick with your car's OE tires, or try something different? We'll help you decide.
All-season tires vs. winter tires
Wondering if it's OK to use all-season tires in snow? How about winter tires in the summer?
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Installation and maintenance

TPMS 101
Do you have a Tire Pressure Monitoring System? Find out what TPMS does for you, and how to care for it.
Rotating your tires
This simple task can keep you safe on the road, save you money, and keep your warranty valid.
Using mismatched tires
Using mismatched tires isn't ideal. But if you have to do it, here's what you need to know.
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Tire safety

Hydroplaning
Find out what causes hydroplaning, how you can prevent it, and what to do if it happens to you.
Tire pressure and temperature
Gas expands when heated. So what happens inside your tires when the temperature rises?
Car emergency kit checklist
Stuff happens - empty gas tank, flat tire, alien abduction. But with this checklist, you'll be ready for all of it.
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Tires 101

Tire disposal fees we collect
Nobody likes fees, but at least these fees go towards finding new uses for recycled tires. That's cool.
Improving your fuel economy
Gas prices are still sky-high, so let's talk about rolling resistance and how you could save some $$ on gas.
Tire anatomy and construction
Ever wondered what a "carcass ply" is? We'll peel back the tread and show you what's underneath.
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What people are saying

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Tire buying experience was excellent. Tires and related items were as advertised. Installation was simple - schedule time, arrive at location, tires installed, transaction complete. Very Easy!!!

- Sann from North Carolina