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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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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions


…Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy State Tire Fees Collected by…

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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 - Tire Aging Part #2


…Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy State Tire Fees Collected by…

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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…

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Replacement Tires for Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Replacement Tires for Land Rover Range Rover Sport


…tread, this puncture could be repaired if it didn't have abnormal wear. As you can see, there's excessive wear on the inner shoulder exposing the belt edge strip and sidewall plies. The inner wear could be a pattern with the vehicle's chassis or the alignment is off and running too much negative camber…

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Tire Tech Information - Pirelli Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS)


…Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy State Tire Fees Collected by…

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Tire Tech Information - Flat Tire Repairs


…Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy State Tire Fees Collected by…

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Trailer Tires Offered at Tire Rack

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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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street/Highway Tires


…would be "narrower" than if the same size tire was mounted on a wide rim. NOTE: Because the overall diameter of a steel-belted radial is essentially determined by the steel belts, there is little, if any, change to the overall diameter of the tire due to differences in rim width. The industry rule of…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Section Width


…narrow rim would be "narrower" than if the same tire was mounted on a wide rim. NOTE: because the overall diameter of a steel belted radial is determined by the steel belts, there is little, if any, change to the overall diameter of the tire due to differences in rim width. The industry rule of thumb…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure vs. Dry Performance


…Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction? Spare Tire Use Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary/Compact Spares Speedometer Accuracy State Tire Fees Collected by…

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