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Tire Tech Information - Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking/Storage)

…a ride disturbance that will be felt for the first few miles the next time the vehicle is driven. Flat-spotting can be temporary (the tire will round out as driving warms it up) or in the most severe cases, permanent (in which the tires ride quality is effectively destroyed). A flat-spots severity is…

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Tire Tech Information - Mounting and Balancing

…balance related. The other primary cause of vibrations is that the tire and wheel assembly isn't perfectly round. Face it, if we go out far enough past the decimal point, nothing is perfectly round. This includes your wheels and tires. The problem is when the high spot on the tire, and the high spot on…

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…No YeS No YeS No YeS No YeS No (See Tires) YeS No YeS NoYeSNo YeS No YeS Did the vibration start immediately when the tires were installed? Any out-of-round tires must be replaced. remove old wheel weights and rebalance. rotate tires front to rear on one side of vehicle. rotate tires front to rear on…

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Winter Tech - Are All-Season Tires Created Equal?

…traction to earn their M+S designation. Some all-season tires incorporate the latest tread pattern and compound technologies to deliver balanced year-round traction and handling, while others focus on three-season performance (spring, summer and fall) at the expense of wintertime traction. Tire Rack's survey…

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Yokohama AVID S34D 205/50-17 Tire

Yokohama AVID S34D 205/50-17 Tire

…versatile blend of ride quality, noise comfort, treadwear, handling and year-round traction, even in light snow. While Original Equipment All-Season tires are often repurchased as direct replacements for pairs and sets of worn out Original Equipment tires, they can also be used on other vehicles in axle…

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Smooth Operator

…perfectly round. They are all slightly different, just as each wheel can be slightly different. The industry measures these slight variations in 'roundness' as radial run out. The run out of a wheel is fairly basic. They put a gauge on the wheel and measure its slight differences (or run out) in its circumference…

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Save Gas with Tires? Yes, Round and Black Goes Lean and Green!

…As you look through the low rolling resistance tires you will see there are new sizes added to fit many modern sedans and passenger vehicles. Check out the Fuel Economy Results from the Road Ride testing using the 2009 Toyota Prius. Tire Line Test MPG* % vs. Baseline Michelin Energy Saver A/S 53.8 +4…

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If you need to buy BFGoodrich tires, you'll want to check these out.

…sports cars, sporty coupes and performance sedans. And really, it's three tires in one which makes it perfect for the driving enthusiast who wants year-round traction. Even in light snow. See how this tire compared to the competition in "Raising the Bar—Testing New Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires…

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Tire Test Results : Function Meets Fashion in High Performance All-Season Tires

…Michelin for its poise when reaching the limit of traction with good reserve grip and quick recovery when the driver asked too much of the tire. Rounding out the group was the Bridgestone, which displayed good steering response but lacked the overall wet traction of the other tires. Product Details Bridgestone…

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

…Test Results When Round and Black Becomes Lean and Green * Test Report * Test Result Charts * Spider Charts * Test Result Video August 12, 2009 Additional Information: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Defining Rolling Resistance Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tires…

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Tire Test Results : Is Platinum the New Gold Standard in Grand Touring All-Season Tires?

…Bridgestone Turanza Serenity was close behind with a stable feel and just a hint of gentle understeer when pressed hard. The Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum rounded out the group with slightly less overall grip than the other three tires. In wet conditions there was a clear separating line between the top performing…

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Wheel Tech - Wheel Construction

…Wheel Cover Installation Instructions Why Shop for Wheels by First Selecting a Vehicle? Wheel Construction Lea esta pgina en espaol All Wheels Are Round. Or Are They? Though not enforced, there are quality standards to govern the production of wheels. Some countries though, like Germany and Japan, have…

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Related Categories: Wheel Vibration | Vibration | Out Of Round Wheel | Out Of Round Tire | Flat Spots On Tires | Wheel Torque Chart | Road Force Tire Balancing | Tire Runout | Tire Wear Chart | Mounting Cost
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