Coats Garage, Author at Tire Review Magazine
Tips for Servicing Tires with Rim Guards

As customer expectations have evolved, demand for larger wheels and lower profile tires to accommodate performance, as well as looks, has come to a fever pitch. Wheel diameters have become larger, and tires have become lower profile. Today, many new pickup trucks now sit on dealer lots with 45 series tires on 22-in. wheels! To

Three Tips When Purchasing a New Automotive Lift

As one of the foundational pieces of equipment in your shop, getting the details right when spec’ing out a new automotive lift can help ensure your workspace remains safe and productive for the lifetime of the machine – often 15 years or longer. There’s a wide variety of lifts on the market, from two-post to

Increase Your Profit with These Inspection Lane Essentials

In your shop, time is of the essence. With cars in and out of your bays on a day-to-day basis, you need the most up-to-date equipment that is reliable and will get the job done quickly. Enter vehicle inspection products that can not only save you time by finishing multiple jobs in a matter of

Coats Inspection Lane Equipment
Finding Your Total Shop Solution

Having reliable equipment is a huge factor in shop capability and productivity, Coats says.

Maintaining Tire Equipment During the Winter Months

When your shop goes to remove a wheel assembly that’s dripping wet with snow melting off, it’s important to take extra care of not only the assembly but also your tire equipment.

Servicing Custom Wheels

Next time a custom wheel-seeking customer walks into your shop, follow these cardinal rules for servicing custom wheel assemblies.

The Evolution of Heavy-Duty Balancing & its Necessity Today

Most commercial tire dealers have customers who demand high-quality rides. This, plus the professionalism of truck drivers today, the evolution of Class-8 trucks and the price of tires has all pushed the demand for balancing.

Commercial Tire Wheel Balancing