Tires

  • Balancing, mounting, and what you need to know about both.

    Tire being serviced in a shop

    There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA has you covered.

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
  • Choosing the right tires for your fleet

    Tires on a fleet vehicle

    At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we know managing a fleet or commercial truck is no small task. For that reason, we like to keep you informed on things to look out for, and what to do about them. Tires are an area worth paying attention to...tire condition determines ride quality and drivability, and provides useful insight into the condition of your vehicles.

  • Choosing Tires Takes Some Time

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    R & M Automotive is the leader in Waynesboro, VA for the selection and service in your tires. Our R & M Automotive auto shop staff will take the time to educate you on what tire to look for to suit your needs.

  • Diesel Tires - Which Ones are You Rolling With?

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    There are a wide variety of tires available for your diesel truck, no matter what sort of pickup you drive. The climate, the terrain you drive on, and how you drive will determine which tire is best for you. Here’s a short list of common truck tire types.

  • Flat tire? Here’s what to do

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    If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA we want to prepare you for what you should do next.

  • Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

    Tread of Tire

    What condition are your tires in? At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

  • Great Tires Will Keep You Rolling

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    Keeping our customers safe and on the road is our goal at R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA. When something goes wrong with your engine or your vehicle’s electrical system, your car will usually let you know immediately. However, when the rubber meets the road, you need to know that your tires are in great shape as well.

  • If it's hot, cool it down & avoid high repair costs! EASY!

    car broke down calling for help

    Repairs are costly and we all want to avoid them including our team here at R & M Automotive!  It's our job and we take it seriously.  Here, it is all about keeping your car or truck serviced and looking for problems "before" they happen to avoid those high repair costs and ensuring you avoid any breakdowns when it's hot outside or cold outside as either is a problem for our Waynesboro drivers!  Nobody can forsee a flat tire or blowout due to running over a nail, but we can avoid some of the regular issues we see all the time such as....

  • Low Tires Spell Trouble For Your Vehicle

    mechanic checking on tire

    Most people ignore their tires, yet tires are undoubtedly a critical safety component on a vehicle. Here at R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we know where the rubber meets the road affects traction, handling, steering, stability, and braking. Because of this, sudden tire failure can have serious consequences, especially if it occurs when operating at high speeds. 

  • Make your tires go the distance and follow these tips

    Tire being balanced in auto shop

    Once your new tires are mounted and balanced, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. To get the most out of your tires, inspect them regularly and keep up with maintenance - the difference between a tire that lasts 100k miles, and one that lasts 10k, mostly comes down to how well it’s been taken care of.

  • New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

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    At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

  • Rotate Your Tires or Stop Rolling

    hands putting on tire in shop with a power tool

    Ever looked at the bottom of your shoes and noticed that one area of the sole is more worn than another? The way you walk causes a wear pattern to occur as you put more weight on certain areas of your feet. If your shoe needed work, you would take it to a cobbler.

  • Take Care of Your Tires So They'll Take Care of You

    mechanic working on car tire

    There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA has you covered. We've been trained to do it right the first time and make sure you're satisfied.

  • The Manual Transmission - What’s it Made of?

    hand on the manual gearbox of a stick shift

    Manual transmissions aren’t necessarily simple, but they’re much easier to understand in concept than their automatic counterparts. You’re probably aware there are gears in manual transmissions - but there’s a little more to it than that. Here are some of the major components you’ll find in a manual transmission.

  • Time For Tires, But How Do You Decide?

    tire options at a tire store

    There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. Once you decide it's time to replace your tires, the choice can be overwhelming. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, our technicians have been trained to help you make that choice. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that will suit your needs.

  • Time to Re-Tire? Explore All The Options

    Pile of tires

    There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that’ll suit your needs.

  • Tire Light On! Yes, there is a problem!

    hole in 4x4 diesel truck tire

    When your light comes on, it is ALWAYS important to look at the issue to see if it is a problem.  Especially if it is a light we all understand.  Tire pressure is one we all can relate to and an easy one to look at.  However, most drivers just assume the air is low in them and ignore it which is not a good idea especially when you are driving a 4x4 diesel truck off-roading and could have picked up anything and/or everything like this truck tire did. 

    He looked, and immediately headed over to see our technicians here at R & M Automotive.  

  • Your Diesel's Tire Guide

    truck tires

    Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel truck, your tires are an important aspect of the way your truck performs. At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we’re here to keep you in the loop on what type of tires are out there for you, and what your tires say about the condition of your truck.

  • Your fleet tires -- are they in good shape?

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    At R & M Automotive in Waynesboro, VA, we want you to be able to recognize an issue with your tires. It’ll keep you safe, prevent a blowout, and let you see for yourself whether or not a tire needs to be replaced. Here’s a short guide to tire problems.

  • Jasper
  • 247towing
  • ASE
  • BF Goodrich
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Duramax Diesel
  • Fleet Services
  • Goodyear
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Michelin
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • State Inspection
  • Tech-net
  • Tires
  • Uniroyal
  • Valvoline