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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile


…Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire…

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Tire Tech Information - Speedometer Accuracy


…Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire…

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Better fuel economy with low rolling resistance tires? Not right away!


…Another thing to consider is a new tire at full tread depth will have a slightly larger overall diameter than the tire it replaced, so your revolutions per mile will change and give the appearance that fuel economy has dropped. For example, a Toyota Prius getting approximately 50 mpg just before replacing…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires


per Tire Revolution Than Shallow-Treaded, Worn Tires Vehicles are programmed with their Original Equipment (O.E.) tire's revolutions-per-mile to allow their odometers to calculate the distances traveled. Unfortunately vehicle odometers aren't always 100% accurate and the tire revolutions per mile will…

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…Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire…

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


…times every mile. Although the number of tire revolutions per mile doesn't change significantly as speed climbs, the revolutions per second become daunting. While the 225/45R17 91W-sized tire rolls a rather comfortable 7 times per second at 30 mph, this same tire will roll about 16 times per second at…

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Winter Tech - Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive & All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


mile. The same tire worn to 8/32-inch of remaining tread depth is calculated to be 1/8" shorter with a diameter of 24.84", have a circumference of 78.04" and will roll 839 times per mile. While the difference of 1/8" in overall diameter doesn't seem excessive, the resulting 4 revolutions per mile difference…

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


…Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire…

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Replacement Tires for AWD and Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles

Replacement Tires for AWD and Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles


mile. The same tire worn to 8/32-inch of remaining tread depth was calculated to be 1/8" shorter with a diameter of 24.84", had a circumference of 78.04" and rolled 839 times per mile. While the difference of 1/8" in overall diameter doesn't seem excessive, the resulting four revolutions per mile difference…

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Replacing Less than Four Tires on an AWD Vehicle


…with three less than new tires, an overall diameter difference is apparent. When you have different overall diameters, the rotation speed or revolutions per mile will change. This difference in rotation can cause extra heat to be generated potentially resulting in premature failure of driveline components…

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Tire Tech Information - Spare Tires - Driving on Temporary / Compact Spares


…Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire…

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Tire Tech Information - How Do I Compare Price vs. Value?


…Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load Tire Specs Explained: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street / Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire…

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