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


…roll into contact with the road. This results in dimensional difference between the tire's "unloaded" radius (i.e., between the center of the axle and the top of the tire) and its "loaded" radius (between the center of the axle and the road). The engineer's call the difference between the two radii…

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Tire Shaving to Match Tires on All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…Recommendations for some of the manufactures using all-wheel drive or four wheel drive systems. Audi As published in their vehicle owner's manual, "rolling radius of all 4 tires must remain the same" or within 4/32-inch of each other in remaining tread depth. Porsche Cayenne within 30% of the other tire on the…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile


…load of the vehicle presses the tire against the road. Since the resulting loaded or rolling radius is less than half the tire's published overall diameter (which would only reflect the tire's unloaded radius), calculating the tire's absolute rolling circumference isn't possible. Additionally, a tire…

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


…roll into contact with the road. This results in dimensional difference between the tire's "unloaded" radius (i.e., between the center of the axle and the top of the tire) and its "loaded" radius (between the center of the axle and the road). The engineer's call the difference between the two radii…

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New Tires: Hankook Ventus V12 evo K110


…specifically for warmer weather.) These new performance auto tires feature Hankook's High Tg Polymer & Specific Resin compound and a Multiple Tread Radius profile. Quite simply, it means that this tire blends powerful braking with predictable handling and a resistance to hydroplaning. Internally, twin…

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A few Dunlop tires worth mentioning.


…Summer) Gain enhanced feedback and driving precision, thanks to a motorsport-inspired tread compound that blends dry and wet road performance. Multi-Radius-Tread Technology distributes footprint pressure, which eases the transition between driving in a straight line and taking a corner. SP Sport Signature…
 

Replacing One Tire on an AWD Vehicle


…parameters for matching the tires used on their four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles.* Audi: As stated in their owner's manual, "rolling radius of all 4 tires must remain the same" or within 4/32-inch of each other in remaining depth* Porsche Cayenne: Within 30% of the other tire on the same…

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Want a great value tire? Try Hankook Ventus V12 Evo tires!


…reinforcement belt – allows even distribution of ground contact pressure during cornering* Y-shape channels, linear grooves and MTR (Multiple Tread Radius) – effectively sweeps water away from the tireLearn more about the V12 and other great Hankook tires at Tirerack.com!

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Project STR scores at the Peru National Tour


…of a second behind in 4th place. Sunday dawned a new day with a revised course layout that featured a six-cone slalom and several fast, decreasing radius turns. Chris and John changed tire pressure and shock settings to help the MX-5 put down more power when driving off the corners. Our drivers used…
 

Replacing one tire on an AWD car?


…for matching the tires used on their four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles. * Audi: As published in their vehicle owner's manual, "rolling radius of all four tires must remain the same" or within 4/32-inch of each other in remaining tread depth* Porsche Cayenne: Within 30% of the other tire on…

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Goodyear Eagle F1 GS


…tire! The Eagle F1 GS shapes Goodyear's AATRAX tread compound into a directional tread design. Large shoulder blocks with center ribs and a multi-radius profile offer tight steering and uniform wear. Dual Aquachannels help provide efficient water evacuation to promote wet traction. The tire's internal…

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Does an All-Weather Tire Exist?

Does an All-Weather Tire Exist?


…levels between winter / snow and all-season tires. In every case, the dedicated snow tire was able to stop in a shorter distance and turn in a tighter radius than the all-season option. If freezing rain or ice are a concern, only the specialized rubber compounds of a dedicated winter / snow tire will do…

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