A Flat Tire: Repair or Replace?

Nothing is more aggravating for drivers than realizing you have a flat tire. Of course this always seems to happen when you are late for an appointment, work or school. Unfortunately due to wear and tear, road conditions, leakage from the valve stem or tire bead, and of course West Texas heat, flats are inevitable. How can you tell if …

Why is it so important to get my wheels and tires balanced?

If you are looking around inside Flatland Custom Accessories, you may notice a large red machine that has a space for a tire on the side and a computer monitor in front.  This is the wheel balance machine and this article will tell you why it is so important to get your wheels balanced.  Some of our tire manufacturers like …

Why you need to rotate your tires (and how often)

Are you having to get new tires every 2 or 3 years?  You might not be getting your tires rotated enough or correctly. Tire rotation is the maintenance required for your vehicle as you move the tires from one side of your vehicle to the other, back to front, and so on depending on whether you have directional or non-directional …

Is it time to change my tires?

There are many ways to check your tires to see if they are low on tread.  We’ll tell you how to know whether tires should be replaced immediately or if you still have life left in your current set. A tire with ⅛ (4/32) or more tread left then it is in good shape, 3/32 tread left means you should …