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Huge Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale 2019

November 17th, 2019

It’s our annual Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale for 2019!

 

You’ve been patiently waiting for this all year. This has become our biggest event every year. You can expect our best deals of the year on some of our most popular products.
And as always, there’s FREE SHIPPING on most orders.
Call us today to place your order. These deals are only here for a limited time (until Tuesday 12/03/19). Or while supplies last.

Just scroll down to view the amazing sale prices, orYou can view all of these special deals and more here.

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale

 

 

$100 Off / $50 Off coupon
Our first special is a killer deal you don’t want to miss out on.
Just sign up for our Email Specials and you’ll get $100 off your first order valued over $2000 and $50 off your first order over $1000. It’s that simple.
Restrictions do apply. Click below for details.
Click here to get your coupons

$100 Off Coupon

 

 

 

ESCO 10499 Jack Stands – Our Most Popular Jack Stands – at only $54.95

These are our most popular jack stands for a reason – they are absolutely the best stands on the market. Don’t believe us?  That’s OK. – There’s nothing wrong with some healthy skepticism. Don’t take our word for it. Check out the video our YouTube customer A DIY Car Guy made showing him using the 10497 jack stands. These are the same as the 10499, but have the curved saddle instead of the flat top with the rubber pad.
Check out our 110499 jack stands here

 

 

 

Titan Premier Two Post Lifts – $100 OFF!

Titan has been a bit of an up-start in the lift industry. And they’ve made quite a name for themselves. We sell quite a few of these lifts to auto shop owners, fleet service managers, as well as home car buffs. And people absolutely love them! We get rave reviews and this is from folks who use them all day / every day. They’ll hold up to whatever abuse you can dish out, day after day.
Plus, they’ve got some truly innovative features and many features that you’d find on a much more expensive lift.

Check out our Titan clear floor two post lift here

Check out our Titan floor plate two post lift here

Titan 2 post lift

 

 

 

 

HUGE BendPak / Ranger products sale!

This is a rare occasion. Nearly all of our BendPak / Ranger products are on sale now at HUGE discounts for our Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale. Choose your favorite BendPak car lift, tube bender or air compressor, or a Ranger tire changer, wheel balancer or spray wash cabinet.
Some of our lowest prices of the year on one of our best manufacturers. So many products to chose from, including the XPR-10as two post lift, and our HD-9 series four post lifts. These are our most popular products.
View these BendPak / Ranger special deals here.

PLUS!

Close-Our Special on select Ranger shop equipment.
Ranger changed their standard color from red and black to gray and yellow a while back.But we’ve still got a few of the old Red machines lying around. But there are limited quantities. Once they’re gone, that’s it… So don’t wait.
Save Big.  Here are your choices –

Ranger DST2420 wheel balancer.

Ranger DST642D wheel balancer

Ranger RB24T truck wheel balancer

Ranger R76LT tire changer

Ranger R980XR tire changer

Ranger R26FLT truck tire changer

Ranger tire changer

 

 

 

Paint Booth Heater / Air Make Up Unit – $750 Off!

Our Rammstein gas powered paint booth heaters by IDEAL are the standard by which all others are judged. These are not hold-overs from the HVAC industry. These heaters were made specifically for the automotive paint spray booths. Includes vertical stand and filter rack.

This air make up unit provides proper temperature along with proper paint booth air pressure. Runs on natural gas or propane. Control panel with exhaust that is fused and wired. Time displays for cycle time and elapsed time. Available in 5 HP and 10 HP.

The current prices are $750 below our regular price.

Paint Booth Heater

View Paint Booth Heaters here

 

 

 

ASE PLatinum 9,000 lb capacity four post lift

Get the lift that the Newport Car Museum uses! This lift was so good, the Newport Car Museum raves about it. We supplied them with this commercial grade 4 post lift several years ago. They use it every day to maintain their incredible selection of classic cars and exotic automobiles, and they absolutely love it. This is one of the best values we offer in our 4 post lift category. Check out our video about this lift below to see why.  Right now, we are offering $100 off this model, and it includes the three most popular accessories – caster kit, drip trays, and jack platform.

View the WH9KDX-XLT four post lift here

View our video for the WH9KDX-XLT lift below –

 

 

 

MSC6K-LP Portable Single Post Lift – Get $100 OFF.

This is our absolute coolest lift! You don’t often see a full rise car lift that is also portable. Full rise, portable, and allows access to almost all of the vehicle. Nearly complete under-car access! That’s amazing.

It offers a full 6,000 lb lifting capacity, has fully adjustable arms that extend, retract and swivel, so you have the ability to access almost any vehicle frame jacking points.
It’s powered by 110V AC, so you can use it almost anywhere you have a level concrete surface.

You can view this truly innovative car lift here

IDEAL MSC6K=LP Portable car lift

You must check out our video below to see why Ray’s Auto Body loves this very unique product –

 

 

 

ESCO Floor Jack and Jack Stands Combo Deal

Looking for a package that includes one of our most popular floor jacks along with our most popular jack stands? Why Not? Get them together and save money! We paired up our ESCO 90520 floor jack with a pair of our ESCO 10499 jack stands for the complete kit for a very special price of $405

Check out this Jack and Jack Stand combo deal here

View our video of this great automotive hydraulic floor jack below –

 

 

 

Blow-Out Special – MaxJax Two Post Lift – $1999
This unique lift is truly one of a kind. Nobody has anything like it. It’s perfect for the home / hobbyist who wants all the features of a two post lift, but doesn’t have adequate ceiling height, or wants a portable option.
While Supplies Last.

MaxJax Lift

Click Here to view the MaxJax car lift

 

 

 

The Ultimate Car Parking Lift – AutoStacker PL-6SR

So you have a common problem – You have too many automobiles, and not enough storage space. If your garage is too small, and you don’t want to leave your baby out in the cold, do what so many other ASE customers do – get a car parking lift. But don’t get just any car storage lift. Get the best.
Vanderhall Motorworks purchased several of the BendPak PL-6SR parking lifts from us last year. These guys manufacture really cool 3 wheel cars, and they were even featured on Jay Leno’s garage. They love their lifts, and you will too.
Click here to see the Auto Stacker PL6SR lift.

BendPak PL6SR Auto Stacker Parking Lift
And check out the video Vanderhall Motorworks made when they got their lifts from us –

 

 

 

Challenger SX-14 Open Front Scissor Alignment Lifts

This alignment lift features an open front, allowing the technician to walk directly in between the runways without having to first duck down to get under the front cross tube. This feature speeds up service times, but also might save you from getting a headache if you know what we mean. These are sold as a complete package, including rolling jacks, turnplates, slip plates and air line kit. Three different lengths to choose from.

Right now, Get $500 OFF!
Click here to view the three models

challenger-lifts-sx14-alignment-lift

 

 

 

AFF Heavy Duty Shop Presses – On sale now
The AFF  super duty ton shop press offers all the top features you would find on a premium shop press. These are serious presses for serious shop owners. They’ve got several different models to choose from, ranging from 50 Ton up to 100 Ton.  And not only are they on sale at the lowest prices of the year, but you also get Free Shipping on all orders.

AFF heavy duty shop press

 

 

Tire Changer / Wheel Balancer Combos

Click here to view Tire changer / Wheel Balancer combo deals

We paired up our most popular tire changer and wheel balancing machines to give you some of our absolute best combo deals making them very tough to beat. Choose from top brands such as Atlas, Corghi, CEMB, Ranger,  and Dannmar.
Get them together now and save BIG!

Ranger R980XR tire changer DST2420 wheel balancer combo

 

 

 

ASE PLatinum WH9ACX – Our Most Popular 2 Post Lift – Get $100 OFF

You’ll see why this is our most popular lift. It’s simply just a great value. You’re getting all the features of a premium brand lift at a much more affordable price. Asymmetric lifting, Screw up lift pads, reliable chain drive lifting system, short and tall stackable adapters included, rubber door guards, DURO premium hydraulic motor, high quality powder coat finish, and 14 years of reliability to brag about.

Check out this great lift here

And check out why Tommy’s Twin Mill loves this lift in our video below –

 

 

 

 

Click here to view AFF 3180A Heavy truck transmission jack
This is one of our most popular products. This transmission jack is so heavy duty, we call it The Beast. It will handle almost any job you can throw at it. And now we’re selling it for only $1492, plus, were offering the optional 3181 adapter kit at Half price when it ships with the jack..

AFF transmission jack 3180

 

 

 

Click here to view AFF 202T floor jack
AFF is one our favorite manufacturers. And they make some of the finest hydraulic floor jacks on the planet. And the 202T is one of our most popular. It has a low saddle height and the jack frame stays at a low profile for more than half the length of the jack, so you can get under all those low ground clearance sports cars. it’s on sale now for only $353.

AFF 202T Floor Jack

You can view our video for this jack below –

 

 

 

CR-3000 Auto Twirler / Rotisserie

This car rotisserie has become an extremely popular item for body shop owners as well as car buffs who are in to restoring their own classic cars. And we’ve got it on sale now for only $1066 with free shipping.
It also offers a full complement of popular accessories, including uni-body adapters, leaf spring brackets, and even an extra large diameter all-terrain wheel kit to roll easily over rough surfaces.
Check it out here 

 

CR-3000 auto rotisserie

And check out our video for this rotisserie below –

 

 

 

Dannmar Two Post Lift Sale

Dannmar two post lifts are ALI Certified and are available in symmetric, asymmetric models. Plus, they are among the most affordable ALI Certified 2 post lifts you’ll find on the market.! They offer some of the widest drive through clearances in the industry, and utilize one of the most reliable designs in their category
Plus, now we’re also including an 8 gallon oil drain FREE!

  • D10ACX – $2835
  • D10CX – $2835

Dannmar two post Lifts

Click here to view Dannmar two post lifts

We recently set up popular You Tube personality Tommy Farrell from Tommy Fyeah Garage with one of our Dannmar two post lifts.
Check out our video for the Dannmar two post lifts below.

 

 

 

 

Hand-Held Car Battery Jump Starter Sale
Our prices are always super low here at ASEDEals.com. But when we throw in free stuff, people really love it. Well that’s what we’re doing. For a limited time, purchase the hugely popular JNC1224 and JNC950 commercial quality jump starters, and get the handy ESA30 Memory Saver Cord FREE!
Plus, get a FREE ASEdeals tee shirt with your purchase.

This is a $39 Value!
This cord allows you to save vehicle presets and codes so you can disconnect the car’s battery to service it. Never lose your preset radio stations again!
These are the finest commercial quality battery booster packs on the market.

Jump N Carry hand held car battery jump starters

 

 

Check out the JNC770R car battery jump starter
This one has it all. It’s not just a car jump starter.
It’s got an LED task light, USB port, master on/off switch, extra long 68″ cables, and premium grade clamps that won’t let go.
Plus, it’s got the Clore Pro-Former battery technology. Plus it’s got the Clore Service For Life coupon. So you’ve got peace of mind that if it ever breaks down, they’ll fix it.

Jump N Carry 770R jump starter

 

Check out our video for the Jump N Carry automotive battery booster packs below

 

Don’t Wait. These deals won’t last long.

All sale prices are only while supplies last. and are not to be combined with any other special offers.

Call us today at 800-229-6218
or email us at contact@asedeals.com

 

Huge Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale 2018

November 11th, 2018

This was our Sale for 2018. To view our 2019 Specials, CLICK HERE.

 

It’s our annual Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale!
You’ve been patiently waiting for this all year. This has become our biggest event every year. You can expect our best deals of the year on some of our most popular products.
And as always, there’s FREE SHIPPING on most orders.
Call us today to place your order. These deals are only here for a limited time (until Tuesday 11/27/18). Or while supplies last.
Just scroll down to view the amazing sale prices, orYou can view all of these special deals and more here.

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale

 

 

$100 Off / $50 Off coupon
Our first special is a killer deal you don’t want to miss out on.
Just sign up for our Email Specials and you’ll get $100 off your first order valued over $2000 and $50 off your first order over $1000. It’s that simple.
Restrictions do apply. Click below for details.
Click here to get your coupons

$100 Off Coupon

 

 

Blow-Out Special – MaxJax Two Post Lift – $1699
This is our lowest price ever! This unique lift is truly one of a kind. Nobody has anything like it. It’s perfect for the home / hobbyist who wants all the features of a two post lift, but doesn’t have adequate ceiling height, or wants a portable option.
While Supplies Last.

MaxJax Lift

Click Here to view the MaxJax car lift

 

 

 

The New MaxJax M-6 ALI Certified Lift – $2099
This is a new variation of the original and still popular MaxJax lift shown above. What’s the difference? – Well, the main differences are that this model is ALI certified, and boasts safety locks that automatically engage.
While supplies last.

MaxJax MX-6 car lift

MaxJax M-6 Lift

Click here to view Dannmar MX-6 auto Lift

 

 

 

Challenger SX-14 Open Front Scissor Alignment Lifts

This alignment lift features an open front, allowing the technician to walk directly in between the runways without having to first duck down to get under the front cross tube. This feature speeds up service times, but also might save you from getting a headache if you know what we mean. These are sold as a complete package, including rolling jacks, turnplates, slip plates and air line kit. Three different lengths to choose from.

Right now, Get $500 OFF!
Click here to view the three models

challenger-lifts-sx14-alignment-lift

 

 

 

AFF Heavy Duty Shop Presses – On sale now, with free gift
The AFF  super duty ton shop press offers all the top features you would find on a premium shop press. These are serious presses for serious shop owners. They’ve got several different models to choose from, ranging from 50 Ton up to 100 Ton.  And not only are they on sale at the lowest prices of the year, but you’ll also  get a heavy duty steel hydraulic table / cart FREE with your purchase!

AFF heavy duty shop press

 

 

Tire Changer / Wheel Balancer Combos

Click here to view Tire changer / Wheel Balancer combo deals

We paired up our most popular tire changer and wheel balancing machines to give you some combo deals that are tough to beat. Choose from top brands such as Corghi, CEMB, Ranger,  and Dannmar.
Get them together now and save BIG!

Ranger R980XR tire changer DST2420 wheel balancer combo

 

 

Click here to view AFF 3180A Heavy truck transmission jack
This is one of our most popular products. This transmission jack is so heavy duty, we call it The Beast. It will handle almost any job you can throw at it. And now we’re selling it for only $1252, plus, were offering the optional 3181 adapter kit at Half price..

AFF transmission jack 3180

 

 

 

Click here to view AFF 202T floor jack
AFF is one our favorite manufacturers. And they make some of the finest hydraulic floor jacks on the planet. And the 202T is one of our most popular. It has a low saddle height and the jack frame stays at a low profile for more than half the length of the jack, so you can get under all those low ground clearance sports cars. it’s on sale now for only $300.

AFF 202T Floor Jack

You can view our video for this jack below –

 

 

 

Click here to view AFF 3700 Clutch Jack

This jack is a steal at the current sale price of only $706  there’s no reason not to jump at this offer.

AFF 3700 Clutch jack

 

CR-3000 Auto Twirler / Rotisserie

This car rotisserie has become an extremely popular item for body shop owners as well as car buffs who are in to restoring their own classic cars. And we’ve got it on sale now for only $999 with free shipping.
Check it out here 

 

CR-3000 auto rotisserie

 

 

Dannmar Two Post Lift Sale

Dannmar two post lifts are ALI Certified and are available in symmetric, asymmetric models. Plus, you can get them for less now than they’ve been all year! These are the most affordable ALI Certified lifts we are aware of.
PLus, now we’re also including an 8 gallon oil drain FREE!

  • D10ACX – $2499
  • D10CX – $2499

Dannmar two post Lifts

Click here to view Dannmar two post lifts

We recently set up popular You Tube personality Tommy Farrell from Tommy Fyeah Garage with one of our Dannmar two post lifts.
Check out our video for the Dannmar two post lifts below.

 

 

 

 

Hand-Held Car Battery Jump Starter Sale
Our prices are always super low here at ASEDEals.com. But when we throw in free stuff, people really love it. Well that’s what we’re doing. For a limited time, purchase the hugely popular JNC1224 and JNC950 commercial quality jump starters, and get the handy ESA30 Memory Saver Cord FREE!
Plus, get a FREE ASEdeals tee shirt with your purchase.

This is a $39 Value!
This cord allows you to save vehicle presets and codes so you can disconnect the car’s battery to service it. Never lose your preset radio stations again!
These are the finest commercial quality battery booster packs on the market.

Jump N Carry hand held car battery jump starters

 

 

Check out the JNC770R car battery jump starter
This one has it all. It’s not just a car jump starter.
It’s got an LED task light, USB port, master on/off switch, extra long 68″ cables, and premium grade clamps that won’t let go.
Plus, it’s got the Clore Pro-Former battery technology. Plus it’s got the Clore Service For Life coupon. So you’ve got peace of mind that if it ever breaks down, they’ll fix it.

Jump N Carry 770R jump starter

 

 

And don’t forget to take a look at the popular Booster Pac line of automotive jump starting units.
These battery booster packs have been around for decades, and are the choice of professionals.
Right now, we’ve got amazing deals on the powerful ES6000 and the versatile ES1224.
Check out the Booster Pac jump starters here 

Booster Pac Jump starters

Check out our video for the Jump N Carry automotive battery booster packs below

 

Don’t Wait. These deals won’t last long.

All sale prices are only while supplies last.

Call us today at 800-229-6218
or email us at contact@asedeals.com

 

This Month’s Winner Announced – New Customer Lift Pics

July 8th, 2012

In case you’re new to this blog, we have been having a drawing each month recently that awards a free hand-held jump starter to a lucky customer who submits a picture or two of their new car lift, tire changer or air compressor to us. The rules are pretty simple; just submit a picture, and you are entered. Then, we have a random drawing that chooses the winner.

Our favorite pictures are those that show our customer’s home garages with their brand new auto lift along with their favorite vehicle perched up on top. Very cool stuff. There are lots of nice garages and “man-caves” out there.

 This month’s winner of our monthly drawing is Walt Reid from Branson, MO. Here is what he said –  

“The BendPak Lift is working great!  I have been working on my friends’ 1961 Austin Healey “Bugeye” Sprite vintage racer.  The car is so narrow, the arms were almost too short!  But it fit.  I will send you a photo of my 66 Jaguar E-type when I get that up in the air. Today I put a friends 7,000 lb Dodge Ram 2500 dual cab on the lift to help him change shocks.  No problem!  It didn’t even sound like it was straining. I was at a buddys shop last week; his (Other brand) lift looked like a wimp compared to the BendPak.  The cylinders on the the outside of the columns; the arms looked thinner and smaller; he has to pull a release cable
on each side to unlock the latch, etc. Thanks for helping with a great decision.”

Two Post Lift Walt Reid

New Easy Way Truck Tire Demount Tool

April 29th, 2012

Shops that service trucks  have used many various different methods over the years to dismount and mount tires to these big, heavy rims. But most options are still either difficult and cumbersome or very expensive.

Enter the Easy-Way truck tire demount tool. It was made specifically for dismounting these difficult tires. It has a truly innovative tool design that allows for a quick, painless, and as the name describes, easy way of dismounting these wheels.

Sure, you could purchase a big, expensive automatic truck tire changer. Heck, we carry several of those, and if you want to purchase one, we would be glad to sell one to you. But if you want to save a boat load of money, and still get the job done, you cannot go wrong with this handy little piece of equipment.

The best part is that it really work. Check out the video link below and see for yourself why it’s a no-brainer to get this tool.

New Ranger Tire Changer Model R30XLT

September 28th, 2011

Check out the new R30XLT tire changer by Ranger folks! It’s here and it’s now in stock and ready for shipping. This new tire machine has all kinds of cool features, but the thing we like best is it’s range. This machine can handle all the way from 10 inch rims all the way up to 33 inch rim diameter. That’s a pretty wide range. It has a power assist arm to help you change those fancy and expensive low profile wheels. It has a powerful 2 horse power motor. It has the new Ranger “NextGen” jet blast bead seating system with the large air storage tank so you’ll be able to seat the beads of pretty much any tire that can fit on this machine. And there’s so much more, such as the rugged forged steel foot pedals instead of those cheesy cast steel pedals you typically find on most machines out there. It has all of the quality you’ve come to expect from the Ranger name, along with the reasonable price you’ve come to expect. Now just what do you think you would have to pay for a tire changer packed with all these features? $5000? Maybe $4000? Forget about it. How ’bout only $2985 with free shipping? That’s right. Nowhere will you find such a great bargain as this. We cannot guarantee this price for long. Just give us a call for more details or visit our web site. You’ll be glad you did.

Ranger R30XLT tire changer

Selecting a Tire Changer Just Got Easier

June 12th, 2011

Too many customers call us in a confused state. They claim there are so many different types of tire changers and so many different manufacturers that it’s difficult for the typical technician to know what to get. Don’t worry. That’s why we’re here. Our job is to help you understand the variety of options available to you and to help you make sense of it all.

We’ve created a primer on all things tire changer. This article has appeared on one of the premier informational article web sites – Hub Pages. It explains all of the differences between the different types of tire machines available today and what factors to consider when making a purchase.

It’s a must-read for any technician or auto shop owner. Check it out by clicking on the link below and get back to us with any question.

http://hubpages.com/hub/How-To-Choose-the-Proper-Tire-Changer

Tire Changer

New Jet Blast Tank By Cyclone For Bead Seating Tires

June 8th, 2011

Did you ever have a hard time seating the bead of a tire on your Tire Changer? Many modern rim clamp tire changers have an air tank in the back of the unit, and hoses that lead from the air tank to the jaws that clamp onto the rims of the wheel. Once you’ve mounted the tire to the rim, the next procedure is to step on a pedal to shoot a rapid blast of air into the tire to seat the bead of the tire while it is on the turntable.

Problem is, sometimes this can be a difficult process for various reasons. Many rims are shaped and contoured in such a way that the direction the air jets on the jaws are configured, much of the air blast ends up shooting out the other side of the tire. Sometimes the air tank on the tire changer just isn’t large enough to handle full size truck tires.

In these cases, many customers get a jet blast tank to assist. These jet blast tire bead seating tanks are stand alone air tanks that have a nozzle on them to assist in seating the bead of the tire.  We carry the new Cyclone Tire Bead Seating Tank made by the same folks who invented the popular Cheetah valve tanks. This five gallon tank has a proprietary butterfly valve that assures rapid and complete air exchange. Air gauge and easy to adjust nozzle make operating this thing a breeze. And don’t worry, this thing works on tires up to 24.5″.
And the best part? – It’s Made in the USA.

Cyclone Tire Bead Seater Tank

New Ranger Tire Changer Jet Blast System

May 23rd, 2011

The new Ranger Next Generation Tire Changers have many features you would find on a premium machine. We could tell you about the powerful two horsepower motor, significantly larger than most machines on the market today, which typically have a 1.5 HP motor. We could tell you about the forged steel foot pedals, which are less likely to break under rough shop use than the typical tire changer, which usually has cast steel foot pedals. We could tell you about the wide range that the machines have when it comes to rim diameter capabilities. There are so many reasons to purchase a Ranger Tire Changer now. But this post is not about those features. It’s about the powerful Jet Blast system that these tire machines have. The innovative design delivers a rapid blast of air where you need it, when you need it. You will be able to seat the bead of pretty much any wheel that fits on the tire changer. And it’s quick. Just pull the hose / nozzle assembly over to your wheel while it’s on the turntable, position the nozzle into the tire, and let the machine do the rest. It takes just seconds and gets the job done right the first time.
Check out the short video below and see just how simple it is. Then get back to us with any questions.

Ranger Tire Changer

Car Buyer Trends That Will Increase Your Profits

April 18th, 2011

The jokes about people deciding on which car to purchase based on how many cup holders it has aren’t that far off after all.
According to a recent study, these accessories factor in to the consumer’s decision making process more than you would realize. Recent research from Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) shows that options offered account for increasing sales at auto dealerships.
Some of the more popular accessories that are influencing consumers were sunroofs, high end sound systems (Now you know why the guy in front of you can’t hear you when you’re honking your horn) and Navigation systems (we need to know where we’re going).  Probably the  most popular is specialty tires and wheels. The craze is sweeping the nation. You’ve seen them out there. They seem to be everywhere. The huge, aggressive flashy rims with the skinny low profile tires are most popular in many urban areas. In many cases, the rims and tires you see on the streets are more expensive than the car itself! It’s all about making a statement we guess.
These accessories can help the auto shop owner increase his profits. All these specialty tires require a new fancy high performance Tire Changer and wheel balancer.
These trends are custom made for shop owners to raise revenues in an increasingly difficult business atmosphere. Garage owners who don’t take advantage of these situations when they arise are destined to fall behind the competition.

High Performance Tire Changer

Tire Mounting Concerns

April 16th, 2011

Many consumers may not be aware that there are three different types of tires; directional, symmetric and asymmetric. It is important that the technician changing the tires know the implications of each.
When a consumer brings their car into the local tire shop for a tire rotation, or for changing tires on a Tire Changer, the technician must frequently pay careful attention to which tire goes where. They can no longer assume that they can just mount any tire anywhere on the automobile.
While some tires, like symmetric can be mounted anywhere on the vehicle, others cannot. If mounted wrong, it could have a serious impact not only on drivability, but safety as well.
Directional wheels can be mounted on the same side of the vehicle, but would have to be dismounted and re-mounted to the rims to assure they are pointed in the proper rotational direction in the event you were to change the side of the vehicle they are installed on. Directional tires can be asymmetric as well.
When it comes to asymmetric tires, you must keep one wall on the outside, since the inner half of the tread is not the same as the outer half. Technicians must pay attention to which side stays on the outside as there are indicators on the tire for rotation direction, as well as instructions on which side should be on the outside and which should be inside.
Some asymmetric tires can be directional as well, meaning that they must rotate in the proper designated direction.
The next time you go into to the shop to rotate your tires, you make want to take a closer look when you leave, to make sure that they were mounted properly.

Tire Changer