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Tire Tech Information - Rubber Cracking


…the rubber compound actually helps deter cracks from forming." The surface cracks that occasionally appear have been called many things: Weather Checking, Weather Cracking or Ozone Cracking. These small cracks typically develop in the sidewalls or at the base of the tread grooves. Depending on their…

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Tire Tech Information - Storing Tires


…let any remaining moisture thoroughly evaporate. DO NOT APPLY ANY TIRE DRESSINGS. Tire compounds are formulated to resist ozone cracking or weather checking. * Place each clean and dry tire in its own large, opaque, airtight plastic bag (such as lawn and garden bags) for storing. Avoid allowing any…

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With Bad Weather on the Horizon, Now's the Time for New Tires

With Bad Weather on the Horizon, Now's the Time for New Tires


…favor by grabbing a penny and doing a quick tread depth check. If the top of the Lincoln Memorial is exposed, your tire is under 6/32" and should be replaced heading into winter. For more information about checking your tread depth with a penny, check out my previous blog post "What Your Change is Telling…

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Tire Tech Information - Michelin's C3M Process


…Pressure: When & How to Set Checking Tire Inflation Pressure Clearing the Air About Nitrogen Tire Inflation The Influence of Altitude Changes on Tire Pressure Tire Valve Types, Components & Uses We're Checking Who's Checking Spare Tire Pressures We're Checking Who's Checking Tire Pressures -- Manufacturing…

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Summer Road Trip? Use This Maintenance Checklist.

Summer Road Trip? Use This Maintenance Checklist.


…save you trouble. * Check Fluids - Checking oil regularly is a good idea for any car, especially older vehicles that may be more prone to leak or burn oil. Even some newer cars can consume up to a quart every 1,000 miles. Make sure to check your coolant as well. Warmer weather can be harder on your…

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Ready for warm weather? Check out our selection of M3 tires and wheels.


For some of us, the sun has been shining a lot more frequently. For others, temperatures are just about worthy of a top-down drive. That means it's high time you drive away in a new set of M3 tires and wheels. Tire Rack has a pretty vast selection to choose from, so we'll start you off with a…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure, Time Fluctuations


…year and due to weather conditions. While air is all around us, finding a convenient source of compressed air is becoming difficult, and finding a source of "dry," vapor free compressed air is even more difficult. In order to help maintain more constant tire pressures we should check them more frequently…

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Cold Weather is Here, Check Your Tire Pressure


As we transition to cooler weather in much of the Northern Hemisphere, now is a good time to check your tire pressure. Tire pressures are set at ambient temperature, and a 10 degree drop in ambient temperature drops your tire pressure roughly 1 psi. So a tire that was set perfectly at 75 degrees would…

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Tire Tech Information - Driving on Flat Run-Flat Tires


…Pressure: When & How to Set Checking Tire Inflation Pressure Clearing the Air About Nitrogen Tire Inflation The Influence of Altitude Changes on Tire Pressure Tire Valve Types, Components & Uses We're Checking Who's Checking Spare Tire Pressures We're Checking Who's Checking Tire Pressures -- Manufacturing…

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Tire Tech Information - Don't Drive Summer Performance Tires in Cold Temperatures


…Pressure: When & How to Set Checking Tire Inflation Pressure Clearing the Air About Nitrogen Tire Inflation The Influence of Altitude Changes on Tire Pressure Tire Valve Types, Components & Uses We're Checking Who's Checking Spare Tire Pressures We're Checking Who's Checking Tire Pressures -- Manufacturing…

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Tire Tech Information - European Union Tire Labeling Regulation


…Pressure: When & How to Set Checking Tire Inflation Pressure Clearing the Air About Nitrogen Tire Inflation The Influence of Altitude Changes on Tire Pressure Tire Valve Types, Components & Uses We're Checking Who's Checking Spare Tire Pressures We're Checking Who's Checking Tire Pressures -- Manufacturing…

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Tire Tech Information - Pirelli Campo Prove Pneumatici (Vizzola Ticino)


…Pressure: When & How to Set Checking Tire Inflation Pressure Clearing the Air About Nitrogen Tire Inflation The Influence of Altitude Changes on Tire Pressure Tire Valve Types, Components & Uses We're Checking Who's Checking Spare Tire Pressures We're Checking Who's Checking Tire Pressures -- Manufacturing…

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