Tires and Wheels

Getting the Right Tires And Wheels In Belleville

Your browser does not support video A lot of people get custom wheels in Belleville. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you’re not careful. Sometimes, once they’re mounted, they just don’t fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don’t want […]

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Wheel Bearings

Why are wheel bearings critical for Belleville motorists? It’s simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today’s Stock’s Underhood Specialists Inc. post, we’ll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very vital job while you drive around Swansea, Illinois. Come see us at: […]

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our St. Louis area shoe stores? When buying a running shoe, is quality important? Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous? Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price? Is […]

All About Your TPMS In Belleville

Belleville drivers know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Illinois auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires. It’s hard for many Belleville drivers to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your auto […]


The Rubber Manufacturers Association recently surveyed 14,000 scrap tires and found 17% (2380) to have been repaired. Of those tires that had a repair a whopping 88% of the tires were done improperly! This poses a huge safety risk. If the tire is fixed on the car or without taking it off the wheel, it’s […]

What really stops your car?

August is “National Brake Awareness Month” and understanding how your vehicle stops is important.  Brakes don’t stop your car, they stop the tires from rotating.  It’s GOOD tires that stop your car.  Once the tire tread gets worn down enough that it no longer covers Lincoln’s head on a penny, than the tire is no […]