Tires are available for retail sale in Fort Worth. These tires, after buying, have to be installed, aligned and properly rotated so as to fit in with the vehicle. These additional services may also be offered while purchasing the tires themselves. The tires are made of vulcanized rubber, and serve to keep the vehicle in contact with the ground, along with absorbing shocks. GoodYear, Michelin etc are some of the major tire brands, one or more of which are available in Fort Worth. The kind of tire used also varies with the make and model of the vehicle.