Category: Wheels & Tires

Breaking-In New Winter Tires

Whenever installing winter tires, drivers should recognize that the personality and handling traits of winter tires will feel different than the summer or all-season tires being replaced. Since winter tires are dedicated to providing more traction in snow and on ice, extra care should be taken by drivers to familiarize themselves with their vehicle’s traction [...] More »

Higher Tire Pressures for Winter Driving

Several vehicle manufacturer’s owner’s manuals recommend operating winter tires several psi (typically 3-5) higher than their recommended pressures for summer and all-season tires. While none of them actually provide the reason why, there are several scenarios that would support the practice. First and foremost is that winter tires feature more aggressive tread designs, softer tread [...] More »

Ford F250 Super Crew 4×4 Pirelli Scorpion STR A Tire Review

The Ford F250 Super Crew 4 x 4 Pirelli Scorpion STR A is a premium highway all-season tire with above average quality. Scorpion STR A’s are intended for use on light trucks, crossover, and sport utility vehicles and considered to be highway, all-season tires. Characteristics of the Pirelli Scorpion STR A Pirelli Scorpion STR A [...] More »

Ford F-250 SuperCrew 4×4 General Tire Grabber AT 2 Review

The Ford F250 SuperCrew 4×4 General Tire Grabber AT2 is a premium On/Off road, all-terrain, all-season tire with superior quality intended for use on light trucks and sport utility vehicles. It should be noted that some Grabber AT 2 tires have been identified as “not rated for severe snow.” Ford F250 SuperCrew 4×4 General Tire [...] More »

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