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Things About Goodyear You May Not Have Known

Of course Goodyear is famous for tires and for rubber products like hoses, belts, gaskets and, of course, the Goodyear Blimp. What you may not have known, though, is that Goodyear also had a history of manufacturing aircraft. `
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Spotlight on the Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT

Winters are tough in Mississauga, ON, and you need a good set of winter tires to get through them safely. At The Tire Terminal, one of our best sellers is Goodyear’s family of Ultra Grip Ice WRT tires, with Goodyear’s innovative Winter Reactive Technology. `
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Winter's Coming -- Is Your Car Ready?

The last thing you want is to be stranded with car problems during these long, cold months to come. Is your car up to the rigors of winter driving? `
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Thanksgiving Traveling: Will Your Tires Be Up To The Trip?

tire repair Mississauga, ONBefore you know it, it’s going to be time for turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and green beans, cranky relatives…and quite possibly a few hours’ worth of driving to get there. Are your tires up to the trip? Here are a few things you might want to have a look at:
  • Tread Depth: The minimum tread depth for tires is 2/32”, or 1.5 mm…tires that are at that tread depth are significantly worn, with compromised traction, ride and handling and are in need of replacement. You can use a tire tread depth gauge, but failing that, here’s a very easy way to get that measurement. Take a penny and insert into a tread groove, with the Queen’s head down. If you can see any part of the Queen’s head, it’s time for ...
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What You Don't Know About The Goodyear Blimp

When you think of Goodyear, you generally tend to think “Goodyear tires,” but there’s much more to the company than that. Goodyear has long been a maker of rubber parts like hoses, belts, gaskets, motor mounts, industrial rubber products and more. In WWII, Goodyear even built hundreds of copies of the F4U Corsair fighter plane for the Navy! 
Other than Goodyear tires…what’s the next thing that comes to mind? Most likely the Goodyear Blimp. 
The Goodyear Blimp is one of the most recognizable and renowned public relations and advertising devices in America, and it has a fairly interesting history. Blimps (or more properly, dirigibles) saw military duty in WWI. Legend has it that the name came from an officer flicking the surface of one with his finger, and it made a sound that he pronou ...
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