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  • Do Low Profile Tires Have a Harsh Ride?

  • …tires with a shorter sidewall height in order to keep the same overall diameter. This concept is called Plus Sizing. Take a look at one of my previous blog posts for additional information. The chart below displays the changes in tire profile when moving up to larger diameter wheels : In most cases, the…

  • Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum vs. Kumho Ecsta 4X

  • …-priced options, the Ecsta 4X and Ecsta LX Platinum are two great tires worth considering. Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum Kumho Ecsta 4X In one of my recent blog posts, "Sound Tire Advice: Kumho Ecsta 4X is a Great Tire" I offered details about this great tire. But what about the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum? The…

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  • About Ethan

  • Hello, Welcome to my blog. My name is Ethan Burns. An ASE certified Master Mechanic, I have been with the Tire Rack since 2006. I have been repairing, restoring and customizing cars for over 30 years. Over the years I have owned a multitude of automobiles and used numerous wheels and tires on each.…

  • Give me a brake ....

  • Yes, I meant to spell it that way because, today I am blogging about brakes. Everyday I get to field questions from people about all types of performance and aesthetic upgrades but, many times the unintended consequences are not even seen. Brakes are often over looked when upgrading wheels and tires…

  • Luke@tirerack

  • In this blog I will be discussing all things automotive. Yes, I said all things, car, trucks, SUVs, tires, wheels, suspension, brakes even driving schools and the automotive lifestyle and car clubs. It does not matter, if it's an old classic car, a new model sports car, an SUV or a minivan I love them…

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  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tires Installed on My Car

  • …fan of this tire. You can see my original blog post about this new Max Performance Summer tire here. In that post, I explained how the new Pilot Super Sport tires compare to the Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires. If you have the PS2 tires now, check out that blog post to see what kind of improvements you…

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  • Welcome

  • Hi, I'm Steve from The Tire Rack and welcome to my blog. The purpose of this blog is to provide you with opinions and insight on tires and other automotive related products like aftermarket wheels, brake pads, rotors, suspension parts and other automotive related products that we offer here at the Tire…

  • Winter Truck Tires

  • …trucks, SUVs and crossovers. See more details about my experience with this set of Bridgestone winter tires, as well as the Michelin X-Ice Xi2 in my blog post titled "My Story on Winter Tires." For wider, lower profile fitments like the BMW X5 and Porsche Cayenne I recommend the Pirelli Scorpion Ice…

  • Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport: Value and Performance

  • After exploring the different performance tire categories in my recent blog, I still have performance tires on the brain. One that I find myself recommending regularly is the Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport. It offers a very nice balance between ride and handling, wet and dry traction and price. The…




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