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Winter vs All-Weather vs All-Season Tires



Now that we've had our unsurprising September snow, it's time to break out the hot chocolate and talk about tires. Edmonton is home to some of the most extreme weather in North America, and the right set of tires can make or break your winter driving experience. To get the best performance out of your vehicle, it's important to know the difference between winter tires, all-weather tires and all-season tires.

Winter Tires:
Winter tires feature an aggressive tread pattern that keeps its grip on snow while pushing away water and slush. The flexible rubber compound is designed…
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Keep Your Mitsubishi Model Rolling Safely with Some Spring Maintenance at West Side Mitsubishi

Spring is officially in swing, folks, and that means it's time for a little spring cleaning! Of course, we here at West Side Mitsubishi believe that this cleaning craze should extend to your vehicle as well; with so many parts involved to make your vehicle functional, regular maintenance is crucial to your vehicle's performance and safety. And, if you need some assistance with maintenance and repair, our service center is the place to be. Fast, affordable, and hassle-free, your beloved ride deserves the automotive care we'll provide.

 


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Don't Be Intimidated By The Sizing Code On Your Tires

Your tires take quite a bit of abuse while carting your vehicle around. So you will inevitably need to replace them at some point. In order to do this, it is a good idea to understand how to read the sizing code on your sidewalls.

As you can see it is not all that difficult to understand the tire's sizing nomenclature. If you have any other questions regarding tire sizing or tires in general then feel free to contact the experts here at West Side Mitsubishi.

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Headlights Keep You And Your Family Safe On The Road

The headlights on your car are one of the most important features yet they are often taken for granted. They can be the difference between seeing an obstacle in time and coming to a safe stop and totaling your vehicle. That is why we here at West Side Mitsubishi in Edmonton, AB, want to ensure that you know the basics of all headlights.

 

 

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Change of Season, Change of Wiper Blades


'Tis the season to change your wiper blades. Most motorists overlook the fact that standard wiper blades may not be optimal for colder weather. But just as snow tires are a useful purchase in colder months, so is a good pair of winter wiper blades. When considering the difference in visibility when out on the open road, winter wiper blades are a must. here are some things to consider:
  • Winter wipers are encased in rubber to prevent the buildup of ice.
  • They are stronger than normal blades so they can push off snow.
  • They are also tear resistant so they…
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