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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…

  • 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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  • 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…

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  • 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…

  • Coil-Over Suspension: Is It Right for Me?

  • …your vehicle. The first thing to remember is that any component that lowers the ride height of your vehicle will affect ride comfort (see a previous blog post titled "What Should I Expect from Lowering Springs?"). Even the most modest lowering spring (1.0" of drop or less) will affect ride comfort, but…




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