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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. 4088 out of 8206 found this answer helpful • Was this answer helpful to you? Yes…

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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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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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Review of: General AmeriTrac TR


…end. The wear is horrible with extensive cupping of the block tread starting at 2000 miles. I would not wish these tires on my worst enemy. After this second horrible experience with General tires that have come on new vehicles, I would never buy them aftermarket. I am unable to rate the tire in any service…

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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 - Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing


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 Driving Through Tire

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


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 Driving Through Tire

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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 Driving Through Tire

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


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(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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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


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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. Its 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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