• Beware of Cheap Tires in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 28 October 2018

    Do you like to shop for shoes in Daytona Beach?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying tires? Daytona Beach drivers should also think about the safety aspect of tires. The tires do a lot of work – they carry the weight of the vehicle and you and yo... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

    Sunday 19 August 2018

    When Daytona Beach drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If you can’t afford to replace all four tires at once, you should at least replace two on the same axle. New tires should always be put on the rear axle for stability in slippery conditio... read more

  • Under Pressure in Daytona Beach: TPMS

    Sunday 04 March 2018

    Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Daytona Beach, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 2006 and 2007 models may have them as well. The system has a warning light that is mounted on the dashboard that will go on if one of the tires becomes severely underinflated.Why the... read more

  • By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 21 January 2018

    Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Daytona Beach drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but it could help you make a better tire purchase at your local Daytona Beach tire store.Prominently featured on your tire is a set of numbers and letters that looks something like this: 225 50 R... read more

  • Shake It up in Daytona Beach!: Why Wheel Balancing

    Tuesday 02 January 2018

    Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance. This means that as the wheel spins, there is a slight wobble to the path of the tire. For best handling performance and safety on the road, Daytona Beach drivers want to minimize t... read more

  • Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Daytona Beach: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Thursday 30 November 2017

    Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Daytona Beach drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Daytona Beach drivers to get it done. Tire maintenance includes keeping tires properly inflated, rotating tires and balancing wheels.The recommended tire pressure for a vehicle's tires is printed on a sti... read more

  • Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Daytona Beach, FL

    Monday 30 January 2017

    Everyone in Daytona Beach, FL eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Daytona Beach, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories that will help in the selection process.One category is often referred to as "summer tires". Summer tires are designed to be driven on the road when temperatures are generally above 45 degrees F (7 degr... read more

  • Winter Tires

    Sunday 11 December 2016

    What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Daytona Beach driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in FL, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their tread design. FL drivers called them snow tires back then, and they had big, knobby lugs that were designed to give good traction in deep snow. They had the same rubber compound as regular tires and t... read more

  • Talk to Honest-1 Auto Care About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

    Monday 05 September 2016

    Custom wheels are one way that Daytona Beach folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be made to the vehicle, how the new wheels and tires will affect the operation of the vehicle, your driving habits and, of course, the style of the wheels. Most Daytona... read more

  • Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Daytona Beach Ride

    Monday 08 August 2016

      It seems like everywhere you go in the Daytona Beach area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some FL auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do you start if you want new wheels? At Honest-1 Auto Care, we suggest you start with your budget. We know, that sounds so practical. But if the look you're after goes beyond just new tires... read more

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