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WINTER TIRE STORAGE: EASTSIDE AUTO SERVICE TAKES THE “RAGE” OUT OF STORAGE WINTER TIRE STORAGE: EASTSIDE AUTO SERVICE TAKES THE “RAGE” OUT OF STORAGE

WINTER TIRE STORAGE: EASTSIDE AUTO SERVICE TAKES THE “RAGE” OUT OF STORAGE WINTER TIRE STORAGE: EASTSIDE AUTO SERVICE TAKES THE “RAGE” OUT OF STORAGE

Having the right tires installed on your vehicle is a must for safe driving. In Southern Ontario, snow tires are highly recommended. Winter tires are proven to perform better than all-season tires in the cold. They can help reduce braking distances by up to 25% in a variety of winter conditions, not just on snow. In 2008 it became mandatory to have them installed on vehicles in Quebec from December 15 to March 15. That's how important they are. Many insurance companies in Ontario offer a 5-per-cent discount for having four snow tires installed during winter (November through March). Typically these winter tire discounts are applied to the rating of any vehicle that has four winter tires installed no later than November 20 and removed no earlier than April 15. But what about winter tire storage? At Eastside Auto Service we make the process of seasonal tire storage as easy as possible for our customers. Have you ever experienced frustration, and maybe a little “rage” when try ... read more

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WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS AT EASTSIDE!

WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS AT EASTSIDE!

The year is 1969. On July 20th Astronaut Neil Armstrong just became the first human to set foot on the Moon and uttered the immortal words “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Over 400 thousand music fans came together on a farm in New York State to participate in what will become the most famous music festival in modern times. Woodstock reflected the signs of the times, with peace symbols, long hair and headbands showing the feelings of anti establishment felt by young people. And everyone listened to a quartet of young men from Liverpool known as The Beatles. Here in Oakville, Ontario, gasoline cost around $.42 cents a gallon (Canadian use of the metric system was just around the corner). A house in Toronto cost around $29,000 and the average new car is $3,270. On March 1st, 1969 Merv Colling and his partner Jack Moed opened Eastside Auto Service on Chartwell Road. They hi ... read more

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