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  • Wheel Tech - Mounting & Balancing
  • …mounting of tires and wheels not purchased as a pre-mounted Tire & Wheel Package, be sure to observe some basic precautions: * Mounting and balancing should be done by a professional, using equipment designed for the job * Both tire beads are securely mounted * The wheel is not bent or damaged * There is…

  • The Truth About Warranties
  • …or loose bearings * Failed or improper tire repair * Ozone cracking * Bead damage or improper mounting The above list includes a few of the general specific items that could cause issues. Some manufacturers have a road hazard warranty on some of their tires, including Kumho and Continental. For some…

  • Tire Tech Information - Mounting & Balancing
  • …mounting of tires and wheels not purchased as a pre-mounted Tire & Wheel Package, be sure to observe some basic precautions: * Mounting and balancing should be done by a professional, using equipment designed for the job * Both tire beads are securely mounted * The wheel is not bent or damaged * There is…

  • What is the story with wheel weights?
  • …be more precise as well. Rim clamp weights risk damaging the bead and can cause leaks. Not to mention they damage your standard alloy wheel by scratching the epoxy/paint, resulting in the possibilty of road salt leaking into the scratches and damaging the wheel. The stick-on weights, when applied properly…

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  • Make sure your run-flat tires are correctly mounted.
  • beads, though the machine should never touch the wheel. And sidewall damage can occur if the machine comes in contact with the tire at a point that's too far away from the beads. In addition, the installer should always use a lubricant to smooth the process. Read "Tips on Mounting Run-Flat Tires" for…

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  • Wheel Tech - Tire / Rim Protectors
  • …between a tire's sidewalls measured at the widest part of the tire). Tires featuring the raised rib adjacent to the bead (Photo #2) or the deeply recessed bead area (Photo #3) are designed to help protect low-profile tires and expensive alloy wheels from accidental curb damage. While tires featuring…

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  • Do your tires have rim protectors?
  • …installation. If your tire does have a rim protector, you'll notice one of three different designs: a raised rib adjacent to the bead (1), a deeply recessed bead area (2), or a scuff guard (3). 1. 2. 3. The first two typically help protect low-profile tires and alloy wheels from curb damage. And if it's used…




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