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The Truth About Warranties


cupping, diagonal wear, misalignment, worn 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,…

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Is An Alignment Needed After Installing Tires?


tire. Of course, any noticeable change in road noise will be an indication that the tires may be worn irregularly or are nearing the end of their useful life as well. If nothing appears out of the ordinary, a tire professional can quickly examine the tire for any signs of irregular wear like cupping

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FAQ - SUSPENSION


…over bumps * Leaking oil on the shock or strut body * Worn or cracked mounting bushings * Pitted piston rods * Excessive wear of the front brakes * Abnormal tire wear including cupping on the inner shoulders Back to top. 4484 out of 8981 found this answer helpful • Was this answer helpful to you? Yes…

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


…that tires typically provide their worst wet traction and their best dry performance just before they wear out. It's also important to remember that the heat generated every time a tire is driven activates bonding agents in the rubber. As this process is repeated continually throughout the tire's life…

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Tire Tech Information - Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing


…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 Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


…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 Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


…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 Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge


…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 Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


wear bars" which run across their tread pattern from their outside shoulder to inside shoulder. Wear bars are designed to visually connect the elements of the tire's tread pattern and warn drivers when their tires no longer meet minimum tread depth requirements. Common Sense However, as a tire wears

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Tire Tech Information - Diagnosing Tire Pull


tires are rotated. Because of this, tire manufacturers warranties only cover this condition early in the tire's life. If tire pull first becomes noticeable after many miles of driving on a tire, it is typically due to driving conditions or vehicle misalignment that has caused the tire's tread to wear

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Tire Tech Information - Care & Feeding of the Hoosier A6 / R6


…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 Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't…
 

(PDF Document: Michelin_Care_and_Feeding.pdf)


…as well as in tire wear. Keep in mind that the improvement is not always obvious. SHAvING michelin Pilot sport cup tires are manufactured with 6/32" center tread depth. michelin testing shows that a shaved tire at 3.5/32" offers slightly more dry grip from the start of the tire's competition life…

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