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The Tire Terminal is hosting an open house on May 12 & 13

Come Celebrate With Us! Speak directly with representatives from Goodyear, Bridgestone, Hankook, Aeolus and more! We've got prices and food for all our customers. The Tire Terminal invites you to their open house on May 12 & 13. `
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Visit us at our new address - 1770 Britannia Road East, Mississauga, located next to our previous building!

The Tire Terminal moves to a new location to better serve you! `
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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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Shop Michelin Tires in Mississauga, ON

Michelin Tires in Mississauga, ONAt The Tire Terminal, we sell a lot of Michelin tires in Mississauga, ON, and for good reason. Michelin has long been an innovator and industry leader; you can find Michelins on everything from bicycles and motorcycles to aircraft and even the Space Shuttle!

Michelin has been in operation since 1889, when they got their start with bicycle tires. Over the years, Michelin soon moved into tires for cycle racing and and automotive tires; by the 1930s, Michelin purchased automaker Citroen. Over the years, Michelin pioneered the tire industry with innovations like the first run-flat tire (1934) and the first radial tire (1946). Today, Michelin is the biggest tire manufacturer in the world, after years lagging behind Bridgestone; they now own Uniroyal and B.F. Goodrich and operate factories in North Carolina ...

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