Super-single V. Duals

2019-03-01T23:25:33+00:00 March 1st, 2019|

Michelin has a long history of innovation in commercial tires. In 2000 they came up with the biggest thing since The Radial, and that was their “X One” super-single tire that could replace the dual tires on commercial trucks and trailers. Fast forward to 2019 and the concept has had almost 2 decades to prove

Bandag Ecopia

2018-12-17T20:12:24+00:00 December 17th, 2018|

Drive-in customers can save $36/wheel position going with a premium Bandag Ecopia and Dealer Stock Casing over the lowest price tier 3 new tire. Even though the initial price is lower, the real cost advantage of the Bandag plays out in the longer run. The materials science engineered into the Ecopia is put there by

How to: Mount a Truck Tire

2018-11-10T19:45:48+00:00 November 10th, 2018|

Commercial truck owners can and, on occasion, do, save money by in-sourcing their tire dismount and mounting. Improper mounting can cost truck owners in a few different ways: Out of balance tires don’t drive easy and don’t wear well, hot beads unnecessarily deteriorate casing assets, and bad inflation pressure also accelerates tread wear, casing degradation,

Congratulations on your CDL Matt!

2018-10-15T15:59:19+00:00 October 15th, 2018|

McCoy Truck Tire Service Center would like to congratulate Matt C. on recently completing the requirements for a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License. With the upgrade to his license, he can legally carry an extra 2 tons of mounted tires in the 26’-two-axle-Freightliner that he drives for McCoy’s, however, as Matt pointed out, “so long

Loader tire repair

2018-10-12T16:37:19+00:00 October 12th, 2018|

Truck tire service is in our name, but as it turns out, most of the time, trucks don’t load themselves! That’s where our baby A2 truck comes in - not to load trucks, but to keep loaders from being non-op because of tires. The baby A2’s power take-off system allows the truck’s engine to actuate

Thank you Jim for 50 years of service!

2018-10-19T00:29:03+00:00 September 25th, 2018|

James H (Jim) and James J (JB) recently sat down in the conference room in celebration of James H’s 50th anniversary of employment at McCoy Truck Tire Service Center. They set out to create a Parade Magazine-type of interview-article for the website that would inform visitors of what 50 years leading a small family business

CalRecycle’s 2018 Tire Conference

2018-10-06T19:52:24+00:00 September 1st, 2018|

CalRecycle held their 2018 Tire Conference at the Holiday Inn in Sacramento. CalRecycle invited McCoy Truck Tire Service Center, as a Californian retreader, to attend the conference. Some very interesting and informative presentations were made at the 2-day conference. Some of the take-ways for McCoy personnel in attendance were as follows: retreading is a great


2018-10-06T20:33:22+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

McCoy Truck Tire would like to thank Ryder and Bridgestone for touring our retreading facility in Modesto California on this cool late August morning. In addition to seeing first hand how retreads are made, tour goers received a 1/64th scale Bandag toy truck. After the plant tour, tire industry experts under Bandag’s employ presented information

Earthday 2018

2018-04-24T19:49:25+00:00 April 24th, 2018|

McCoy Truck Tire Service Center Inc. had a great time at Modesto’s 31st annual Earthday in the Park Celebration. We seized the opportunity to inform the public about the benefits of Retreading to reduce waste and reuse resources. About 100 visitors stopped by our booth, read our banner, and received a key chain made of