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Tire Noise: Tips to Keep them Rolling Quietly


…only to find they get much louder as they wear down. With a little understanding of tire technology, you can keep your tires rolling quieter for more miles. Tires get noisy for a couple of reasons including tread design, uneven wear and tire construction. Tread Design: Tire manufacturers work hard to design…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


…from the tire treads, check for uneven wear by checking the tire tread depth and of course, checking your tire pressure. Tire rotation helps even out tire wear by allowing each tire to serve in as many of the vehicle's wheel positions as possible. Remember, tire rotation can't correct wear problems due…

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Here's What You Need to Know About Replacing Two Tires


…alone remembering the last time you rotated your tires. Often, infrequent tire rotation (or an improper alignment or air pressure) can lead to uneven wear between the front and rear tires, causing many drivers to replace two tires instead of four. In these situations, it can be confusing as to what…

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How does performance catergory play into my tire choice?


…came from the factory with a high performance tire that was loud and uneven wearing. It lasted 20,000 miles. You buy the DWS and it is the quietest your car has ever been! You rate it a 10. It lasted 40,000 miles; you gave the tread life a 9 on your review. It was noticeably smoother, so you give it a…

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High performance tires and "tramlining;" how does that affect me?


uneven expansion joint or asphalt junction during lane changes. Many high performance tires feature a directional tread pattern, and that pattern can make tramlining a stronger possibility. With a wider treaded tire, you may encounter more longitudinal ruts and/or grooves in the road than a narrow treaded

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Checking Tire Air Pressure is the Easiest Way to Maximize Your Tire's Life

Checking Tire Air Pressure is the Easiest Way to Maximize Your Tire's Life


…underinflated situation, the tire can experience uneven wear on both shoulders. Additionally, fuel economy, cornering and braking are all adversely affected. In severe situations, you can even have a tire failure or blowout. When a tire is overinflated, uneven wear is still likely, but this occurs towards the…

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


…percentage of tire wear by confirming the tire's original/new tread depth in its specs compared to the remaining tread depth just measured. Note: Incorrect air pressure, vehicle alignment, loose or worn parts, driving conditions, load, etc, can cause rapid or uneven tire wear. An accurate tread depth gauge…

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Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?

Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?


…of the tires as they wear. The traditional directional tread patterns do have a propensity to get louder as they wear. This can really become an issue if uneven wear is introduced into the equation. Since directional tires can only be rotated front-to-rear, getting even wear can become problematic…

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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…remaining tread depth in the first location, you can complete your measurement of each tire by placing the coin into additional locations at least 15 inches apart around the tire's central circumferential groove, as well as in its inner and outer grooves. This will help detect uneven wear caused by mechanical…

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Check your tires tread depth with an Accutire gauge.


tread depth - Most street tires start with 10/32" of tread depth. When the tire's tread depth is below 4/32" drivers will begin to lose sufficient wet traction. And once the tire's tread has worn down to 2/32", the tire is considered legally worn out.* Uneven wear - If you find areas of the tread that…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…remaining tread depth in the first location, you can complete your measurement of each tire by placing the coin into additional locations at least 15 inches apart around the tire's central circumferential groove, as well as in its inner and outer grooves. This will help detect uneven wear caused by mechanical…

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Tire Tech Information - Getting More Out of Competition Tires


…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 Drive Summer Performance Tires in Cold Temperatures Driving Through Tire Blowouts European…

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