Buckhead Tire & Auto Repair Blog

December Tires Spotlight: Dunlop Direzza DZ102

Dunlop Tires in Atlanta, GAFor drivers who demand a little more out of their vehicles, the Dunlop Direzza DZ102 is an ultra-high-performance (UHP) summer tire that delivers phenomenal performance in wet or dry conditions. The Direzza DZ102 is designed with Dunlop’s innovative Silicarbon Matrix tread compound, combining silica and carbon black for long wear and enhanced traction. The tire features a directional tread design with broad shoulder blocks and three notched central ribs, for great steering response and stable cornering abilities. At the circumference, four wide tread channels direct water away from the tire’s contact patch to resist hydroplaning. 
Dunlop’s jointless band technology helps with ride quality and stability at high speeds, while the Direzza DZ102’s deeper lateral cuts and shoulder grooves maintain grea ...
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Signs You Need Tires

Tires Atlanta, GAIt’s far too easy to ignore your tires until it’s too late and you’re stuck by the side of the road with a shredded tire. Normal wear is one thing, but abnormal wear is a reflection of problems with other parts of your vehicle. You should check the tires visually, run a hand over the tread to feel for abnormalities, and check the inflation with a pressure gauge – the dial type is better and more accurate than the pencil type. Try to check every week, or at least every two weeks. 
  • Overinflation will show itself with excessive wear down the center of the tread. It means that the tire’s profile is changed from being overinflated and the car is actually riding on the center of the tread and wearing it prematurely. Overinflation also results in a hard ride and jittery handling.  ...
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