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  • Auto Medic of Mandeville
    1021 Girod St / Hwy 59 Mandeville, LA 70448

    985-626-4137

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985-626-4137 | 1021 Girod St / Hwy 59, Mandeville, 70448

Auto Medic of Mandeville: Buy A New Set Of Winter Snow Tires

Auto Medic of Mandeville

Auto Medic of Mandeville: Buy A New Set Of Winter Snow Tires

At Auto Medic of Mandeville we know that icy roads can be dangerous if you don't have the right winter tires. Winter tires are engineered for traction in ice and snow when the temperature drops below 45 degrees. Winter tires leverage a combination of ribs, grooves, lugs, sipes, and studs.

Winter tires are made with rubber that stays softer and more pliable in cold winter temperatures. Flexible rubber is one reason you get more traction on snow and ice. However, the softer rubber also wears down more quickly. Replace your snow tires if the deep grooves that work to expel snow and slush buildup are worn down. Come by Auto Medic of Mandeville today at 1021 Girod St / Hwy 59 and we can help you decide if it's time for a new set of snow tires.

The 5 Most Important Things To Know About Winter Snow Tires

Ribs: The edge of a snow tire has a chunky angled tread designed to move snow and ice away from the outer edge of the tire.

Grooves: Snow tires offer deep grooves to move snow away from the tire. Deep grooves trap snow into the void allowing for total contact between the tread and the road. The angle of the grooves allows the tire to eject snow from the grooves when the vehicle is in motion.

Lugs: Snow tires offer an aggressive tread in the center of the tire designed to remove snow and ice build-up. Winter tires pair more lugs with deeper grooves than an all-season tires. Sets of lugs and grooves make up a tread block. Each tread block has irregular, sharp edges that increase traction. This special design allows winter snow tires to cut through snow and ice.

Sipes: Winter tires feature-heavy siping. "Siping" is a small patterned slit on the lugs that creates extra edges for better road grip. For added traction, many tire shops offer custom siping to improve starting and stopping.

Studs: There are two types of winter snow tires, studded and non-studded. Studded tires are embedded with small metal studs that provide the best traction in tough winter conditions. In some states studded winter tires are illegal. As the name would suggest, non-studded snow tires do not have studs. Non-studded snow tires do not provide the same high level of traction offered by studded tires but still provide substantially more grip than an M+S all-weather tire. Non-studded winter tires are often paired with snow chains for extremely heavy snow and ice.

Call today at 985-626-4137 or stop by the Auto Medic of Mandeville at 1021 Girod St / Hwy 59 and let's chat about the winter snow tire that's right for your car.

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TESTIMONIALS

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Great people and a very great mechanic. I've got my car fixed there several times so if you are in the area and you need something done to your car, Auto Medics the best!
, 09/02/2019
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Great and honest service. Recommend to anyone who needs car repairs. I've never been disappointed each time I need work done one of my vehicles
, 08/25/2019
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I have received nothing short of stellar mechanical service and professionalism. He has been honest and performed repair work on multiple gas and diesel engines for me. His ability to repair reefer units is better than any of the so-called experts, who were constantly trying to saddle me with the expense of a new unit, while not properly fixing the issue before them. Simply put, I have found my one-stop shop and gas or diesel mechanic at the AutoMedic!
, 01/05/2019
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Quality work at a reasonable price without telling you you need a bunch of extra stuff you can live without.
, 12/15/2018
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No problems, pretty quick service, nice people, and hey my car works now for a cheaper price then anywhere in Mandeville. Definitely recommend!
, 10/05/2018