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"Severe Road" Conditions in NYC- What's it Mean?

March 31st, 2016

NYC, we got them and we got them bad! Severe road conditions that is. We all know when the National Weather Service says there is a severe weather warning, we need to take precautions.

Our blog has pointed out many times during this last year the fact that in the NYC area we always drive under "severe road and traffic conditions" and we have spoken about many factors contributing to dangerous, over used, never maintained roads, traffic, stop and go driving, sudden breaking due to highways seemingly converging traffic and drivers going from doing 55 mph to 10 mph for miles and miles, etc.

Nowhere in the USA except other major metropolises like Los Angeles, Chicago, Atla ...[more]

  Posted in: Safety First
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5 Quick Tips: TPMS, Tire Inflation, Safety

February 29th, 2016

According to federal law, new cars must be equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). Federal laws were passed to improve safety and add this system because improperly inflated tires cause accidents, property damage, lost time at work and, most seriously, LIVES.


Properly inflated tires have more traction, extend the live of you expensive tires, brake better and give you better mileage.

In American, over 10,000 accidents a year are caused by improperly inflated tires! 106 St Tire and Wheel take this seriously as should you and therefore we provide free tire pressure checks are always available. We're TPMS experts and can replace sensors and do sensor resets.

  • improves traction 
  • improves gas mileage 
  • ...[more]
  Posted in: Tires 101
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Free Safety Inspections, Avoid Driving Mishaps

January 28th, 2016

Are you driving merrily along until some maintenance issue is thrust upon you at the most inconvenient moment? For example, you're in bumper to bumper traffic and you step on your brakes and they aren't there?

That's one heck of a place for that to happen. We hope you are a member of AAA because it will be unsafe to continue to drive and you will need to be towed.

Really, most of these kinds of mechanical failures can be avoided and 106 St Tire & Wheel is here to help you do you that with lots of FREE services to avoid the inconvenience and dangers of the situation above. We offer free brake inspections.

...[more]

  Posted in: Auto Repair 101
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Do You Believe These Gas Myths?

January 20th, 2016

In January, 2011, 106 St Tire & Wheel became the only tire dealers in Queens, NY to have a free, informative, cutting edge, e-book downloadable from their website to offer empowering information for customers and community and assist them with money saving tips.. Please see our home page  (middle of the page for a free copy). At that time, gas cost more per gallon then it does now, of course, however, since climate change has been recently acknowledged by the world, thinkin ...[more]

  Posted in: auto tips
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New 24/7 Hour Location Open

November 24th, 2015

106 ST Tire & Wheel's Newest Location Open Holidays 24/7; 
State of the Art Wheel Alignment Center & Repair Shop

...both locations on Northern Blvd are open holidays 24/7 except Christmas

106 St Tire & Wheel, Inc an established tire and wheel business in Queens, NYC has announced the opening of their 5th location at 105-08 Northern Blvd. Now, as a member of the renowned Napa Auto Parts family, 106 St Tire’s new Napa Car Care Center will offer customers in Brooklyn and Queens an opportunity to extend the life of their vehicle with reasonably priced car care.

A 106 St Tire spokeswoman stated, “Too many of our customers do damage control rather than preventative maintenance. The problem with that is often additional needless expense as mechanical repairs, ...[more]

  Posted in: Company News
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Tire Tip: Don't Deflate Tires for Better Traction

November 10th, 2015

Tire tip of the day: Some drivers follow the old wives’ tale advice to reduce air pressure in tires during cold weather to increase traction.

The problem: While it MIGHT increase traction in some instances, it will cause undue tire wear when the weather warms.

...[more]

  Posted in: Tires 101
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106 ST Tire & Wheel Sells the Hottest Wheels in the World

November 4th, 2015

Queens 106 St Tire and Wheel has the hottest wheels in NY...it's a fact as Archie Bunker would say! And we've got the staff to help you acheive the look you want. In fact, we have a wheel configurator so that you can try on various wheel styles virtually so you can get an idea of how your ride will look dressed in stainless steel, steel or alloy.

Making your auto needs easy to obtain is what 106 St Tire & Wheel has been doing for nearly a quarter of a century and se we add features to our site that help you seek what you want in the comfort of your home. Our site contains a wheel configurator and here's the link so you can get your shopping going when the weather is bad or in the middle of the night.

Here's the link: ...[more]

  Posted in: wheels
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Autumn...Time to Change your Driving Style for Safety Sake

October 14th, 2015

Autumn...Time to Change your Driving Style for Safety Sake

Autumn is a dangerous time to drive because schools open, leaves fall....

1) Kids have gone back to school

2) Halloween puts more kids on the streets after dark

3) Daylight savings time is approaching, it will be darker earlier

4) Fallen leaves make roads slippery

5) Leave hide debris, pot holes, kids

Result? The number one killer of kids ages 4-18 is traffic accidents that happen in autumn reports the 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That amounts to 29% of all pedestrian related fatalities.
NEARLY 800 KIDS ARE KILLED EVERY YEAR DURING SCHOOL TRAVEL TIMES.

Our children's safety must be a high priori ...[more]

  Posted in: Auto Repair 101
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Wheel repair at our locations

January 20th, 2014
Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island 106 St Tire wheel repair starts at only $35.
  Tags: wheel repair, Brooklyn
  Posted in: Company News
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great deals on Napa front brakes & oil changes with FREE tire rotation

January 18th, 2014
New front Napa brakes $65 most cars, oil change & FREE tire rotations, most cars, $25 Queens, Brooklyn, Long Island
  Tags: auto service, Brooklyn
  Posted in: Company News
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