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  • With Winter Storm #Jonas on it’s way towards New England, it’s important to be prepared for the challenges wet weather can cause, especially on the roads. We’ve put together this quick Storm Preparation Checklist to help you ready your vehicle for the impending winter weather.

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    Tips For After the Storm:

    Peering out the window the morning after a storm, you may feel a rush of joy seeing bright, white, snow covering your neighborhood. That feeling will quickly fade when you remember you’ve got to dig out your car and clean it off before getting to work in the morning. If you’re like me, and not a “morning person”, you may feel the urge to rush through this final step in order to make it to work on time. However, no matter how cranky, coffee deprived, or late I may be, I always pay attention to the following:

    The Roof: We’ve all seen them. Those vehicles with a stack of snow about two feet high on the roof, barreling down the road. Sure it looks comical and ridiculous, but it can also be very dangerous. That snow can freeze over, break off and hit another vehicle causing major damage. A few states have passed laws against driving with snow and ice on a vehicle, and for the sake of your fellow commuter’s safety, it’s always wise to clear your roof off.

    Lights: The instinct to clear your car for your own visibility is natural, but what about the visibility of other motorists? Clear your headlights and brake lights of snow and ice to improve your visibility, and help your vehicle be seen by other motorists.

    What tips do you have for keeping your car safe and prepared during winter weather? Let us know in the comments!

  • Are you ready for winter driving? Take a listen to the clip below of Dustin Pedroia and Paul Sullivan discussing driving in the snow! :-)

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    Snow & Tires

    We have plenty of All-Season and Snow Tires in stock should you be in need. Give us a call at 877-592-TIRE! Take a look at our Top 3 Winter Driving Tips below:

    Check Your Tires: Your tires are the only thing keeping your car connected to the road, so you want to make sure that your tires can handle whatever surface changes (snow, ice, slush, etc) you may encounter.

    Prepare Your Windshield: Having good wipers is essential to keeping your windshield and visibility clear.  Make sure you’ve topped off your windshield wiper fluid and have an extra bottle of fluid in the car, just in case!

    Fill It Up: You’ll go through more gas during the winter season. If the temperatures really drop, you could be at risk for gas line freeze up. Try to keep your tank from dipping below the halfway point throughout the winter.

    You can stop by any Sullivan Tire for a free tire inspection and air pressure check, to ensure that you’re ready and prepared for any impending road changes.

  • All Tires on Sale!

    All Tires are on Sale at Sullivan Tire! Save $60 Instantly on the purchase of any 4 tires! Only in need of two tires? We have a sale for that too! Save $30 Instantly on the purchase of 2 tires!

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    We also have an EXCLUSIVE $70 mail-in rebate on the purchase of any 4 BFGoodrich Tires! Visit our Specials Page for more savings!

     

  • Remember last winter? We have an early bird Snow Tire sale to prepare you for this year! Buy 3, Get 1 FREE on ALL Snow Tires through the end of the month! I know… you probably don’t want to think about snow yet, but being prepared never hurt, right? :-)

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    Read more about the benefits of Snow Tires and 4 reasons you should consider buying them here!

    If you are shopping for all-season tires we have some great deals going on as well!

    • Buy 3, Get 1 FREE on all Yokohama Tires!
      • Buy 1, Get the 2ndHalf Off on all Yokohama Tires (Code: SAVE50)
      • Expires 10/31/15. In-stock tires only. Excludes discontinued and clearance tires. No carry-outs.
    • $70 INSTANT Savings on the purchase of four (4) All-Season Bridgestone Tires!
      • Code: OCT70. Expires 10/31/15.
      • In-stock tires only. Excludes discontinued, clearance tires and snow tires. No carry-outs.
    • $40 INSTANT Savings on the purchase of four (4) All-Season Continental Tires!
      • Code: OCT40. Expires 10/31/15.
      • In-stock tires only. Excludes discontinued, clearance tires and snow tires. No carry-outs.

    Don’t miss out on these great opportunities! Schedule your appointment online or visit your local Sullivan Tire today!

  • All Snowed In

    Sully Headquarters is all snowed in! The snow drifts have grown so tall that you can barely see the main entrance to our corporate office!

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    Snowy entrance to Sully Headquarters!

    Is that the biggest icicle ever?

    Is that the biggest icicle ever?

    Almost buried!

    Our sign is almost buried!

    A snowy shuttle van!

    A snow-covered shuttle van!

    How much snow do you have in your town? Don’t worry – only 17 more days until the first Spring Training game!

  • Have you taken the time to winterize your vehicle yet? We recommend checking the following:

    1. Tires and Air Pressure
    2. Battery
    3. Belts and Hoses
    4. Radiator
    5. Oil
    6. Brakes
    7. Exhaust System
    8. Heater/Defroster
    9. Wipers and Ignition System.

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    Don’t get stuck out in the cold! Stop by your local Sullivan Tire and we can check any of these items for you! With over 100 Master Technicians on staff – we do it all!

  • Today was the first snow of the season, signaling the official start of winter at Sullivan Tire. And while we have exciting things like the holidays, skiing, and Winter Olympics to look forward to, we’ve also got months of winter driving coming up.

    While today’s snow didn’t stick today, it’s an important reminder that winter driving can cause some stress and safety issues for you and your vehicle. Thankfully, last week Manager Matt Keith of our Portland, ME location on St. John street had a chance to speak with WGME 13 about ways to prepare your car for winter. Check it out, and let us know if there are other tips you have for gearing up for winter driving!