Answering Your Top Tire FAQs

January 8th, 2021 by
A high angle shows a mechanic checking the tire pressure on a car's tire in a Cincinnati tire shop.

When it comes to vehicle tire service and maintenance, we get a lot of questions. We get it – there’s a lot of conflicting information on the internet, not to mention what your friends and family tell you. We also understand you don’t want to spend unnecessary time and money at the tire shop. As…

Become a Car Tire Expert

August 14th, 2020 by
Two discount tires are shown against a black background.

The numbers on your tires provide you with a tremendous amount of information about your tires, much more than you might realize at first. At a glance, if you know how to read your tire numbers, you can see the type of tire it is, how wide the tire is and its aspect ratio, as…

Close to Home – The History Of Ohio Tire Manufacturing

July 10th, 2020 by
A closeup shows several tires.

McCluskey Chevy’s home state of Ohio has a deep connection with many aspects of the automobile industry. However, the part the area has played in tire manufacturing is perhaps both its most important and one of its least-known stories. Today, South Carolina holds the title of the number one tire producing state, but in the…

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Tire Shops: What Tires Are Made in the U.S.?

July 3rd, 2020 by
A closeup shows a tire with other tire displays in the background.

Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin…we bet you didn’t know that all of those popular tire brands are foreign. It will also probably come as a surprise to learn that there are only two major tire manufacturers in the United States. While many foreign tire manufacturers have plants in the United States, the only two companies that are…

Tire Weight Ratings Explained

June 19th, 2020 by
A salesman is helping a woman pick out a tire at a tire shop in Cincinnati, OH.

Weight ratings on tires might be the most elusive part about owning a vehicle. Not many people pay attention to these ratings on the sidewall of their tires, nor do they really have the patience for it. But that’s why we’re here—in our tire shop, we make a point of explaining these ratings in the…

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Let’s Talk about Your Tires and Ride Quality

June 12th, 2020 by
A tire is being pulled off a rack at a shop that sells discount tires in Cincinnati, OH.

Ride quality is something you might not see listed in specs for a vehicle, but it’s very important. The better your vehicle’s overall ride quality, the more enjoyable you will typically find your time behind the wheel, with a smoother ride that keeps you and your passengers comfortable. Tires have a significant impact on overall…

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Finding the Right Tire for Every Season

May 15th, 2020 by
A mechanic at a tire shop in Cincinnati, OH, is lining up four tires.

  What is an all-season tire? Seriously, we know this might sound like a funny question or something that everyone should know, but it is actually a relatively new concept. The first all-season tire was not developed until 1977. Before then, everyone had a set for winter and a set for summer, or at least…

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Everything You Need to Know About Tire Weight Ratings and More

May 8th, 2020 by
A mechanic at a Cincinnati tire shop is showing a man different types of tires.

When it comes to your vehicle, it’s important you take care of it in the best way possible—by understanding what it needs and how you can service it. A car or truck can be the best tool you’ll ever have, but if you don’t understand how to take care of it, you may find its…

Tire Mileage Ratings and Tire Replacements

April 22nd, 2020 by
A closeup is shown of a tire on a road in front of a golden sunset.

When you’re shopping for tires for your vehicle, you’re going to see a lot of letters and numbers, all kinds of different codes to distinguish one tire from another. We’re not going to get into all of them right now, because each set really deserves its own focus; instead, we’re going to take a look…

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Staying Safe With the Right Tires

April 15th, 2020 by
Two racks of tires are shown in a Cincinnati, OH, Tire shop.

Here at McCluskey Chevy, we are your local tire shop. Don’t worry, you don’t need to have bought your car from us. We service all makes and models. Because after you drive your vehicle off the lot, wherever that lot may have been located, you need to take proper care of it. That means oil…

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