Retread Tire Workshop

2019-12-19T18:27:39+00:00 December 19th, 2019|

CalRecycle invited yours truly to participate in a panel on Retreading at the California EPA Headquarters in Sacramento yesterday, Wednesday the 18th of December 2019. The panel had about 20 attendees in the Sierra Room of the building and there were another 80 to 100 attendees over the live webcast of the panel. Other retread

The Mobility Ability

2019-11-18T21:27:30+00:00 November 18th, 2019|

At the ready for our two service dispatchers, based out of French Camp and Modesto are 8 manned and fully equipped mobile tire servicing units. The trucks are available for off-road, scheduled preventive maintenance, and emergency roadside service. They do flat repairs, tire installs, or, they can single-out duals or bring a new wheel. The

Fighting Run Flats

2019-10-28T19:21:24+00:00 October 28th, 2019|

There is an amount of flexing that is expected and completely healthy for a truck tire to do. Although this High Flex Zone may limit the truck tire’s repair-ability, it doesn’t make the tire unsafe to repair or retread and reuse. As air pressure decreases however, the flexing in the sidewalls increases. Increase in load

High Flex Zone

2019-10-07T23:22:07+00:00 October 7th, 2019|

Truck tires are tough. Inside a properly working truck tire is compressed air. Compressed air is measured in PSI, which stands for pounds per square inch. One square inch of the inside of a truck tire is being pushed by the compressed air in the tire with a force equal to 100 pounds. The compressed

Push (Don’t Pull)

2019-08-23T22:10:41+00:00 August 23rd, 2019|

Around a tire retreading commercial tire dealership there’s plenty of work being done. We keep thousands of tires moving around and going to their correct places. We load retread shops, warehouses, trucks, trailers, bins, and pickup trucks with the 100lb. donuts every day. When we’ve got to go vertical, and improve the carrying capacity of

Remembering Joe,

2019-07-30T22:41:46+00:00 July 30th, 2019|

Our friend and mentor Joe Krzewinski passed away early this morning. Joe was able to squeeze a few more fishing trips out of life after miraculously recovering from a massive brain aneurysm in 2007 that brought about his retirement from retreading. I was at his house in Modesto a few weeks ago visiting, and he

Heavy Truck and Trailer Alignments

2019-06-19T23:26:16+00:00 June 19th, 2019|

Clayborne and Jim are McCoy’s Heavy Truck and Trailer Alignment Team. They make motorhomes, trailers, and big trucks go straight. The two work together such that alignments get done faster. In addition to aligning heavy trucks, motorhomes, and trailers, they also balance front-end tires on the shop’s high-speed balancer. If you need an alignment shop

Congratulations Kevin on 30 years of service!

2019-05-23T22:17:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|

30 years ago, a 19-year-old came skateboarding down Lone Palm Avenue. He was headed for the worldwide headquarters of McCoy Truck Tire Service Center Incorporated. His long brown hair flowing in the wind behind, he had come to apply for a job in the retread shop. His best friend’s mom was a friend of the

Earthday 2019

2019-04-22T08:24:14+00:00 April 22nd, 2019|

Modesto hosted its 31st “Earthday in the Park” last Saturday. McCoy was there, enjoying the weather and telling passers by about commercial tire retreading. This was our 2nd year in a row participating in the event. This year our booth featured an all-new tire rack. Last year we learned that the tire stands we usually

Motorhome Tire Care

2019-04-09T18:27:31+00:00 April 9th, 2019|

April showers bring May flowers. Vibrant colors burst forth. America takes to the road. The Golden State becomes the green and flowery state. It’s spectacular! If you need work done on your motorhome’s tires, we’re an excellent resource to you. Scott has stem kits that convert your duals to single-valve. If your motorhome needs an