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The Importance of Installing a Pair of Tires on the Rear Axle

It’s generally understood that the front set of tires on a vehicle with four identical tires will wear out first. This is due to the fact that the front pair takes the brunt of the acceleration, steering and braking forces, leaving the rear tires relatively unscathed. Our tire and auto service center recommends that drivers get their tires rotated on an annual basis in order to avoid wear and tear on one specific pair of tires.

Unfortunately, it’s easy to forget to get the tires rotated on a regular basis, which then leads to the front pair wearing out before the rear pair. When this is the case, our professionals will recommend purchasing a new pair of the same tires which are then placed on the rear axle.

Why Place New Tires on the Rear Axle

Ideally tires should be replaced in complete sets and rotated throughout their life to equalize front-to-rear and side-to-side wear quantity while enhancing each tire’s wear quality. However, when tires are replaced in pairs it is recommended that the new pair of tires be installed on the rear axle and the existing worn tires moved to the front. The reason is because new tires on the rear axle help the driver more easily maintain control on wet roads since deeper treaded tires are better at resisting hydroplaning.

Our tire shop and auto service centers all recommend that drivers get all of their tires replaced at the same time. Tire wear depends on the following: the weight of the vehicle, the road conditions throughout the year, the tire brand, the tread pattern and the air pressure. If you’re unsure whether or not it’s time to either get your tires rotated or replace them altogether, contact our tire shop and auto repair center today to schedule an appointment!

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Written on Thursday, August 10, 2017 by
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Waltham Store Updated

We've updated our Waltham showroom with a whole new look and a bit more space. We've also installed the latest Wheel Alignment system by Hunter Engineering.  The industry leader in wheel alignment technology.  Stop in anytime.  We're here to help.





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Written on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by
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No Interest Financing If Paid In Full Within 6 Months.*

EASY FINANCING

No Interest Financing If Paid In Full Withing 6 Months.  Apply Now.

Plus, save an EXTRA 10% when you open and use your Hogan/cfna credit card. 

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Written on Monday, December 7, 2015 by
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Woburn Store Gets a New Showroom

The Woburn showroom has been updated with our new look.  It features over 50 tire models on display and two distinct customer areas.  The lounge has a kid’s play area, cable TV and gourmet coffee. The new business center offers a quieter space with a computer and wifi bar to catch up on some work or relax with a good book.  Stop by anytime.  We’re here to help.

 


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Written on Friday, June 20, 2014 by
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Beverly Store Gets a New Showroom

We've updated our Beverly store with a completely new showroom to serve our customers better. The new look includes a WiFi bar in the new customer waiting area, new restrooms, and a larger customer service area.  Stop in to say hi and take a look.

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Written on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 by
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FREE 21 Point Vehicle Condition Report

FREE CONDITION REPORT

Get a FREE 21 point complete vehicle condition report with any service or tire purchase.  We'll check your brakes, tires, fluids, battery, belts, bulbs, steering, suspension, belts & hoses and more.  There is no cost or obligation.  It's how Hogan Keeps You Rolling...

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Written on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by Net
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Hogan Tire - Since 1915

Hogan Tire was founded in 1915, just as the automobile was born. With thousands of tires in each location, state of the art equipment, and certified tire technicians, we are committed to continue our tradition of providing truly superior products, service, and value. Carrying the latest in name brands like MICHELIN® tires, we're sure to have the perfect set of tires for you. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any assistance you may need. We’re here to help!

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