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TireTechBasics.jpgYour Tires Are Trying To Tell You Something

Did you know that those seemingly random letters and numbers printed on the side of your car tires hold valuable information? Or that a penny can be used to help you check your tire tread? Or how about the fact that proper tire inflation can actually positively impact the environment? At Hercules, we've got the inside track on tire tech basics, with valuable tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your tires.

Street Smarts

At Hercules Tire, we continually invite drivers to "ride on our strength," offering a full-line of powerful, yet surprisingly affordable tires to fit nearly any vehicle. Plus, many of our tires are backed by the strength of a muscular Limited Protection Policy, inspiring the confidence and peace of mind our customers enjoy. And at Hercules, we have the brains to match the brawn, bringing you a wealth of resources to help you better understand your tires. Simply click on these links to tap into our tire intelligence.

Contact Hercules Tire to learn more about how you can ride on our strength.

Proper tire care and safety is simple and easy. The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) recommends taking five minutes every month and before every long trip to check your tires, including the spare.

Just remember to "Be Tire Smart - Play Your PART: Pressure, Alignment, Rotation, Tread." 

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Tire Maintenance and Safety

How To Take Care Of Your Tires

What is Inside a Tire

How to read a Tire Sidewall

Percent of Wear Chart

Calculating Tire Dimensions

Speed Rating Symbols

Load Index Table