Last week, I got some new kicks for my 2-week old Trailblazer. I slapped on a set of 18-inch Rota grid off roads and wrapped them in Goodyear's Efficient Grip rubber after hearing great reviews on how it improves the ride and noise levels.
I immediately felt a difference in the ride, but an even bigger difference in the tire noise. The Efficient Grip tires are built especially for a quieter ride, and it really makes a difference especially at highway speeds.
But when I posted it that night on my Facebook page to get a feel of what my friends thought about the new look, I got a lot more than I bargained for. I was expecting the "Should have gone for twenties" or "Prefer it in white" or "Sweet" but was more surprised about the "Hey, won't that void your warranty?" type of comments.
It seemed that quite a few were under the impression that changing tires and rims will void a new car warranty. I assured them that because I maintained the exact same size and specs as the stock rims andRead More »from What can void a new car warranty?