4 Most Important Maintenance Items

June 17th, 2016

Everyone's trying to get more out of a dollar today, including their automotive dollars.  At BIGTEX Tires & Offroad, we'd like to suggest some of the best ways to Auto Repair in Humble TXdo that. By staying on top of these four important vehicle maintenance items, you will save money in the long run. 

Your engine relies on motor oil for lubrication -- without a film of oil between moving parts, the engine would quickly seize as parts overheat to a point where they actually weld to each other. Oil picks up carbon, acids, metal shavings and other contaminants, however, and starts to lose its lubricating properties over time. If left too long, sludge deposits and carbon can start to accumulate on moving parts, shortening engine life. Depending on your vehicle and the type of oil you use the distance suggested between ...[more]

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Big Texas Tire Makes a Big Move

May 17th, 2016

BIGTEX Tires & Offroad has long been a favorite of drivers in the Humble, TX area when it comes to tires, lift kits, customizations and auto repair. In an effort to maintain their already high level of customer service, BIGTEX Tires & Offroad has moved to a new location on a temporary basis. “We are currently working on building our new permanent home,” confirmed Shakeel Maredia, Owner of BIGTEX Tires & Offroad. “This has required us to transition into a new temporary location for a few months while we get the new location finished up. We can’t wait to be able to unveil our brand new, state of the art, location to our customers. In the meantime, we will still give them the same expert service and quality products as we always have.” Customers can now find BIGTEX Tires & Offroad at their temporary location of 1903 Treble Dr. Suite-A, Humble TX 77338. Their phone number has remained the same at (281)-548-1111.

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Do You Have Good Brakes?

December 23rd, 2015
by: Cody Wallis
 
 
There are some things on your vehicle that you should have confidence in and never worry about. Is everyone buckled up? Do I have a full tank of gas? Your vehicle should make you feel safe and secure, and keep you and your loved ones safe throughout your travel. It goes then, without much, saying that you also need to be confident in your brakes. This function is the one thing keeping you out of harm’s way in the event of an accident or road hazard. Think about it, you do not want to find out in the middle of a busy highway when everyone has slammed on their brakes that yours have not been properly maintained or are failing. Knowing that your brake ...[more]
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Oil Changes for Mother’s Day

May 13th, 2015
by: Cody Wallis
 
 
When you were growing up, your Mother gave you the world!  So, what better way to show her how much you care about her than the gift of vehicle maintenance. Skip the cheesy cards and give the Mother in your life a gift that is not only practical, but one she can enjoy for 3,000–5,000 miles. Transform that forgettable bouquet of flowers into a memorable oil change with sentimental value that truly shows how much you care about her safety and the longevity of her vehicle. This is a thoughtful gift any Mother will use and make her feel like a queen while doing an everyday task such as having an oil change. 
 
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