106 ST Tire, State of the Art Wheel Alignment, now our 2nd building on Northern Blvd, Queens

September 18th, 2015

Our state of the art wheel alignment center is now located on Northern Blvd at 105-08 Northern Blvd.
This picture gives the one picture worth a thoudand words view of where our new alignment center is...
not even a half a block away from previous location...and you were worried? :o)

This new facility is our second Northern Blvd location joining our iconic tire and wheel repair location
on the corner of 106 St and Northern Blvd at 106-01 Northern where we have served the community
for decades. As you can see the new wheel alignment center is just feet away from the old one and
its brand new. 

Our famous HOME OF THE $45 wheel alignment (most cars) is still out community outreach front runner.
All of our locations  offer this ...[more]

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Does My Car Need A Wheel Alignment?

September 16th, 2015
 
Wheel Alignment in Queens, NYAt 106 St. Tire & Wheel, we get a lot of questions about wheel alignments…so we thought it would be a good idea to set the record straight and clear up any misconceptions.
 
Your car leaves the factory with the wheels set at specific angles for proper drivability, stability, and handling. The crucial alignment angles for the front wheels are toe-in/toe-out, referring to the direction in which a wheel points (relative to a dead-ahead straight line); caster, which refers to the position of the top of the wheel, and camber, which is the offset of the suspension relative to an imaginary vertical straight line behind the wheel. Many newer vehicles also are designed with adjustable rear suspensions, and a four-wheel ...[more]
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Everything you Ever Wanted to Know about TMPS, FAQ about Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

September 3rd, 2015

The ABCs of TPMS:

FAQ about TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) from the experts at Queens 106 St Tire & Wheel

I’m hearing a lot about tire pressure monitoring systems; what exactly is TPMS?  TPMS is a fairly new automotive warning system feature displaying tire pressure in new vehicles equipped with them. The law requiring TPMS was mandated by the federal government in 2007. And right from the start everyone at Queens 106 St Tire & Wheel ...[more]

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