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  • Winter / Snow Tire Break-In

  • new winter / snow tires, keep in mind, like other tires, they have a break-in period. The very outer part of a tire's tread contains a release compound and/or lubricant. During the tire manufacturing process, this part of the tread helps to keep the tire from sticking to the hot tire mold as the tire

  • Breaking In Your New Tires

  • …“Do I need to break in my new tires?" The answer is yes! It is highly recommended that you follow a break-in procedure whenever you purchase a new set of tires. Easy cornering, braking, and acceleration for the first five hundred miles usually works best. Braking in your new tires this way allows the…

  • Don't forget to break in those new tires.

  • …the other layers of the tire (the rubber, steel and fabric) to work as they should. Even then, you'll want to go easy on your tires until you feel totally comfortable controlling them. Odds are good that your old tires didn't have much traction, which means your new tires will handle a little differently…

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  • Your New Wheel & Tire Owner's Manual

  • new tires and wheels, you more than likely have several questions and we have the answers! Let Tire Rack show you the way with our Tire & Wheel Owner's Manual available for download at This manual covers Tire/Wheel Package Installation, Wheel Lug Torque, Inflation Pressure, Tire Pressure…


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