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  • Tire Stretching

  • …manufacturers put time and money into research and development to design tires at the proper size. Stretching the tire can lead to belt separation, sidewall splitting, shoulder separation, tire overheating and poor treadwear; all of which place you and your vehicle in harm's way. Shop by size to ensure your vehicle…

  • I'm back from Gator Country

  • …tread separation occurs during a tire blowout. Many people think that most, if not all, road gators are failed retreads. In my own personal observations, most road gators are not retreads failing but rather, they're what tire engineers call "tread separations." In other words, the tire's belt package…

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  • Tire Tech Information - Construction Materials

  • …reinforcements above the steel belts. These are either in the form of belt edge strips (approximately 1-inch wide bands covering only the inner and outer edges of the steel belts), full cap plies (covering the entire width of the steel belts) or a combination of both. However, because belt edge strips are not present…

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  • Trailer Tires Offered at Tire Rack

  • …for summer trips. Before hitting the road, you need to look at the tires' wear and age. You'll also need to see if there are any bubbles, tread separations or cracks. Our experience has been that when properly stored and cared for, most street tires have a useful life in service of between six to ten…


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