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Tire Tech Information - DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)


…& Competition Use DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Lea esta pgina en espaol Federal law requires tire manufacturers to provide standardized information permanently branded on the sidewalls of all tires sold in the United States. This includes information about the tire's basic characteristics, capacities…

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How Old Are My Tires? We Can Help You Find Out!

How Old Are My Tires? We Can Help You Find Out!


…how old your current tires are, start by reading its Tire Identification Number (often referred to as the tire’s serial number). Unlike vehicle identification numbers (VINs), Tire Identification Numbers are actually production codes that identify the week and year the tire was manufactured. Since…

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TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


…General Tire Information Alignment Be TireWise Breaking in Your Tires Calculating Approximate Tire Dimensions Construction Materials Contact Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull…

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FAQ - TIRES


tire identification number is shown middle left in the illustration and is essentially the tires serial number. It is required when registering tires with manufacturers and is used for safety standard certification and in case of a recall. Read more in our tech article: Tire Identification Numbers

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Why does every tire have a DOT identification number?


…information about the tire like specific characteristics, capacities and construction. It is also the number the government uses to represent safety standard certification. A tire's DOT Identification Number is not a tire’s serial number. The number represents all of the tires created within the same…

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How Can I Tell How Old My Tires Are?

How Can I Tell How Old My Tires Are?


…tell how old my tires are? The good news: it's very easy to find out! On the sidewall of your tire you will see a DOT Identification Number and the last four digits of the number will reveal the week and year that the tire was actually built. Example: Post-2000 Production Tire This tire was manufactured…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Tread Width


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Tire Tech Information - Determining the Age of a Tire


…of a Tire Lea esta pgina en espaol When it comes to determining the age of a tire, it is easy to identify when a tire was manufactured by reading its Tire Identification Number (often referred to as the tire's serial number). Unlike vehicle identification numbers (VINs) and the serial numbers used on…

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Tire Tech Information - Load Range / Ply Rating Identification


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Tire Tech Information - Tire Registration


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Tire Tech Information - Construction Materials


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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Markings


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