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Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions


…affect the performance of the tires. Fig. A: Vertical indentation on sidewall from rim to tread. Tire casings are reinforced by multiple fabric cords encased side-by-side in a thin sheet of rubber. Radial ply tires feature one or more layers of cord (depending on the tire's required strength) that run…

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Testing Tires Designed to Match Today's Pickups and SUVs (03:18)


Tires Length: (01:59) Deciphering a Tire Sidewall with Wide Open Throttle's Jessi Lang Category: Tires Length: (01:53) Understanding Tire Tread with Wide Open Throttle's Jessi Lang Category: Tires Length: (03:08) Tire Rotation with Wide Open Throttle's Jessi Lang Category: Tires Length: (01:40) Tire

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Tire Tech Information - Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity


…espaol Tire and wheel manufacturers continually develop new manufacturing methods to enhance the uniformity of their products because radial runout, lateral runout, force variation and imbalance can affect a vehicle's ride quality. Match mounting tires on wheels is a process where a tire's installed…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…Servicing Tire Registration Tire Replacement Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Tread Width


…Servicing Tire Registration Tire Replacement Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety…

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Raised White Letter Tires - How Can I Get the Classic Look Back?

Raised White Letter Tires - How Can I Get the Classic Look Back?


…leaving BFGoodrich to carry the banner with the popular Radial T/A. Radial T/A tires feature the familiar RWL design on one sidewall (plain black letters on the other) and a quiet symmetrical tread design to allow for maximum flexibility for rotation. Its all-season rubber compound is designed for predictable…

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Tire Tech Information - Construction Materials


…sidewall at the widest points between the tire's inner and outer sidewalls (tire section width) lies two radial body plies of polyester cord (a continuation of the same two body plies that were listed under the centerline of the tread). Many high-speed tires use circumferential reinforcements above the…

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Tire Tech Information - Flat Tire Repairs


…Servicing Tire Registration Tire Replacement Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety…

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Tire Tech Information - Trailer Tires vs. Passenger Vehicle Tires


…Servicing Tire Registration Tire Replacement Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety…

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Tire Tech Information - Shaving Tires for Autocross / Track Use / Competition


…Servicing Tire Registration Tire Replacement Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street/Highway Tires


…Servicing Tire Registration Tire Replacement Tire Rolling Resistance Part 1: Understanding Corporate Average Fuel Economy Tire Rolling Resistance Part 2: Defining Rolling Resistance Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires Tire Rotation Instructions Tire Safety…

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Better Wear for Your 245/35-20 Tire


Although 20" tires look great, many drivers have been unpleasantly surprised with the low treadwear from this size of radial. To help with this issue, many tire manufacturers have recently started offering better-wearing 20" tires. Below are a few options that offer better treadwear in the popular 245…

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