Tire Changeovers & Swaps

April 07 2018, Okotoks Honda

Tire Changeovers & Swaps

Tire Changeover and Swap

Have you ever wondered when is the ideal time to remove your Winter Tires and install your All Season Tires?  

Winter tires are made of a soft rubber compound designed to remain flexible and grip better on icy or snowy roads.  As such, the ideal temperature to remove Winter tires is at or above 7 degrees Celsius.  There are two types of Winter Tire removals.   Tire Changeover and the Tire Swap.  

Quick Rule of Thumb: Tire Changeover is when you only have one set of rims.   Tire Swap is when you have two sets of Rims (one for your winter tires and one for your all season tires).  Below is a detailed version of the difference: 


Tire Changeover


1 set of rims, 2 sets of tires.

Our technicians will remove your winter tires from your rims and replace them with the summer or all season tires and install them back on your vehicle.

Our tire installation service includes:

  • Tire inspection
  • Tire balancing
  • Tire pressure check
  • Road test
  • Courtesy wash to make the tires look fresh

Tire Swap


2 sets of mounted rims and tires.

Our technicians will remove your winter tires and rims from your vehicle and put your summer set back on. Unlike the changeover service, we do not remove your tires from the rims.

This tire service includes:

  • Tire inspection
  • Tire balancing
  • Tire pressure check
  • Road Test
  • Courtesy wash to make the tires look fresh

Our factory trained and experienced technicians perform these installs for your safety and quality of the service.  


Did you know you can store your tires with us?

If you’re like many of us, you struggle to find a place for all the things in your life and that can include your off season set of tires. We can help! Okotoks Honda is now offering seasonal tire storage. Here are just a few pluses:

  • No need to load and unload dirty tires in and out of your car
  • No need to take up valuable space in your shed, apartment or home.

Okotoks Honda - the #1 Google Rated and Reviewed Honda Dealership South of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Please call us at 403-842-1100 for more details.  

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