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What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?

What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?


…the point that it's allowing air to escape. Also, only the thin (nylon or polyester) sidewall plies are keeping the tire from a blowout. Bubbles or bulges in the sidewall are normally the result of the tire's inner liner being damaged from an impact that creates a small hole or tear and compromises the…

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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions


…under their treads to keep them flat, indentations only appears on the sidewalls. Sidewall Protrusions Fig. B: Vertical bulge on sidewall from rim to tread. However, if protruding bulges, as shown in Fig. B (photo provided by a customer), rather than indentations appear on the sidewall of a recently installed…

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Winter Tech - Air Pressure/Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


…if you plan to drive fast because the tires will be subjected to tremendous stresses. Because of the weight they bear, pneumatic tires' sidewalls bulge and their treads flatten as they roll into contact with the road. This results in dimensional difference between the tire's "unloaded" radius (i.e.…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement


…permanently weaken the tire's internal structure, rendering it more susceptible to catastrophic failure. Tires that exhibit any bubbles, blisters or bulges, or have large cuts, cracks or other significant damage from road hazards in the tread, shoulder and/or sidewall areas should be replaced. Only inspecting…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure/Load Adjustment for High Speed Driving


…if you plan to drive fast because the tires will be subjected to tremendous stresses. Because of the weight they bear, pneumatic tires' sidewalls bulge and their treads flatten as they roll into contact with the road. This results in dimensional difference between the tire's "unloaded" radius (i.e.…

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Tire Sizing


…of the tire in millimeters. Divide this by the 25.4 to get the section width in inches. In this case 7.6" or about 7-5/8" wide as measured at the bulge of the sidewall. Treadwidth is usually a bit less then section width. The second number 70 suggests that the sidewall is 70% as tall as the tire is…

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Tire Test Results : When Round and Black Becomes Lean and Green


…their sidewalls and treads continuously bend and stretch as they transition from their loaded (where the weight of the vehicle causes the sidewalls to bulge as the tread footprint flattens against the road) to unloaded profiles. Tire rolling resistance and its influence on vehicle fuel efficiency has not…

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Review of: Dunlop Grandtrek Touring A/S


…type of vehicle that i am driving. Its now June 2014, just barely over 1 year on these tires and 3 out of the 4 are deffective already. All 3 had a bulge on the inner sidewall and so I had to replace them. Dunlop/Goodyear stood by their prorated warranty so my choices were to swap into this same set or…

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Review of: Dunlop Grandtrek Touring A/S


…type of vehicle that i am driving. Its now June 2014, just barely over 1 year on these tires and 3 out of the 4 are deffective already. All 3 had a bulge on the inner sidewall and so I had to replace them. Dunlop/Goodyear stood by their prorated warranty so my choices were to swap into this same set or…
 

Review of: Goodyear Efficient Grip RunOnFlat


…Why not the pirelli cinurato, couldn%27t tell ya. Steering feel is non existent. I try my best not to hit potholes, but the first one I hit put a bulge in the sidewall. Wasn%27t that big of a pothole either. Steering gets vague quick. Good on-center feel though, but a BMW with 300 hp should never come…
 

Review of: Goodyear Efficient Grip RunOnFlat


…Why not the pirelli cinurato, couldn%27t tell ya. Steering feel is non existent. I try my best not to hit potholes, but the first one I hit put a bulge in the sidewall. Wasn%27t that big of a pothole either. Steering gets vague quick. Good on-center feel though, but a BMW with 300 hp should never come…
 

Review of: Goodyear Efficient Grip RunOnFlat


…Why not the pirelli cinurato, couldn%27t tell ya. Steering feel is non existent. I try my best not to hit potholes, but the first one I hit put a bulge in the sidewall. Wasn%27t that big of a pothole either. Steering gets vague quick. Good on-center feel though, but a BMW with 300 hp should never come…

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Related Categories: Sidewall Bulge | Sidewall Damage | Sidewall Bubble | Impact Bubble | Tire Bulge | What Causes Cupping | Cut Sidewall | Sidewall Indentation | Indent On Sidewall | Undulation
 
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