John Kairys, vice president and general manager of Big O Tires, says "tremendous opportunities can open up" when owners, managers and employees say one little word: "yes!"

Photos: Behind the Scenes at the 2018 Big O Tires Convention

Owners and managers of Big O Tires LLC stores gathered in San Antonio, Texas, for the franchise's annual dealer meeting. Leaders pushed a big message of "saying yes" to customers, which the franchise anticipates will help it reach $800 million in sales in 2018.


Hunter offers GSP9700 Road Force Touch

Built on Hunter Engineering’s GSP9700 tire balancer legacy, the Road Force Touch produces optimum balancing results and performs a Road Force diagnostic test faster than a traditional wheel balancer performs a typical balance.

Hennessy Industries has added the BL300, BL400 and BL500 to its BaseLine by Coats tire changer family.

A technological balancing act

It’s a procedure that’s been performed on vehicles since they were called “horseless carriages.” Service technicians have been demounting, mounting and inflating tires for years.

Hunter's new Auto28 tire changer's tool head design automatically slips easily between the rim edge and tire sidewall and extracts the bead gently in one fluid down-and-up motion without the use of bead levers.

Hunter debuts Auto28 tire changer

Hunter Engineering Co.’s new Auto28 tire changer services all wheel designs from 10 to 28 inches in diameter safely and easily, the company says.


Hunter 2011 specification release is now available

Hunter Engineering Co.’s latest specification release is now available to update WinAlign alignment systems for 2011.The release includes 465 new light-vehicle specs and updated specs for 400 older vehicles.


Hunter offers RX10 scissor lift

Hunter Engineering Co. is offering the Hunter RX10 scissor lift with a 10,000-pound lifting capacity and a choice of runway lengths to accommodate everything from passenger cars to the longest crew cab pickup trucks.

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