10 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage

June 28th, 2013

by: Cole Matthews


Who doesn’t want better gas mileage these days? Maximizing your fuel efficiency will not only save you money, it is better for your vehicle and the environment! With some proper maintenance, and simple tips and tricks, you can make fewer trips to the pump, which will be friendlier on your car, and your wallet.

  • Tires - The right tires for your driving conditions are important. For the best gas mileage choose low rolling resistance tires. These are designed to maximize fuel efficiency and performance by increasing the tire’s grip on the road. Tires for racing and oversized off-roading tires are designed on ...[more]

  Tags: tires, MPG, gas mileage
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TSW Wheels - True Racing Wheels

May 28th, 2013

TSW Wheelsby: Cole Matthews


Plenty of manufacturers claim they market and sell “racing wheels,” but TSW can truly back that claim up. TSW has a 30-year pedigree in autosports, having been founded by a former Formula One racing driver. TSW wheels have been on cars at 24 Hours of Le Mans, Spec Miata and many other autosports events. Their wheels evolved from racing technology; TSW was first out of the gate with the race-style hex nut look, a popular choice on many racing wheels today.

"Staggered applications" means a wider wheel at the car’s rear wheels, and TSW offers a huge variety of staggered wheel applications, with as many as three different widths for a perfect fitment. Their stagge ...[more]

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Vossen Wheels - Luxury Wheels You Might Not Recognize

April 28th, 2013

Vossen Wheelsby: Cole Matthews


Chances are you’ve seen some Vossen wheels and didn’t know it – Vossens are a popular fit on many luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini and others. Vossen has over 25 years’ experience in the luxury wheels category, with engineering and design know-how that puts them at the top of the game with some of the most innovative wheels in the industry. That same passion for excellence runs through everything that Vossen does, including customer service, marketing, photography and videography. Today, Vossen is an international company, with a worldwide distribution network that spans over 30 countries.

Vossen specializes in staggered fitments, with sizes that range fr ...[more]

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Website Launch Announcement: 106 St. Tire & Wheel Launches New Site

February 5th, 2013
106 St. Tire & Wheel is excited to announce the launch of its new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs. The new site offers inventory listings of tires with pictures and specs. You can search for tires a variety of ways including by vehicle, brand and size. We have also implemented a new module to shop the services we offer as well as the ability for customers in the Queens, NY area a way to schedule appointments and request quotes on services and tires. With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information.
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