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  • One Size Bigger

  • Occasionally I get requests for tires that are “one size bigger.” To some drivers, bigger means wider, to others (usually 4WD truck owners) it means taller in overall diameter. Some cars and trucks can fit a larger tire in the wheel well than the Original Equipment…some cars…

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  • Four Winter / Snow Tires

  • As you search for your ideal set of winter / snow tires, keep in mind that you must purchase a complete set of four tires to maximize traction and control. Installing a pair on just the front or rear end of your vehicle creates a bigger hazard than the snow covering the road. It essentially gives…

  • New Air Guages at Tire Rack

  • Even though many new cars have tire pressure monitoring sensors installed, they do not always give the exact air pressure. They simply alert you when the air has dropped. Tire Rack has introduced two new air gauges, the Intercomp 2.5" Deluxe Air Pressure Gauge and the Intercomp 4' Deluxe Air…

  • Eibach Pro-Steering Damper is a Great Upgrade for Jeep Wrangler

  • …above) on my own Jeep to help control the 315/70R17 tires, and have really enjoyed it! There's now less of a jarring feeling from potholes and ruts in the road, and it helps keep the bumpsteer at bay. The stock steering damper was not built to handle bigger tires, but this one does a great job!

  • Nissan Tires

  • …Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 (Studless Ice & Snow Tire) • Yokohama AVS ES100 (Ultra High Performance Summer Tire) Ready to go bigger? The Cube pictured above has been upgraded to an 18" wheel size, on which we've installed 215/40-ZR18 Kumho Ecsta SPT Ultra High Performance Summer tires.

  • Stopping Your Oversize A/T Tires or M/T Tires

  • …a Toyota 4Runner with 33X12.50X17 All Terrain Tires on it. Stopping the vehicle on 33" tires with the stock brakes was a challenge at times. Hawk Performance HPS pads offer 20-40% more stopping power over the Original Equipment pads. I installed the Hawk HPS street brake pads on my 4Runner and…

  • Lowering Springs and Fender Lip Rolling

  • I recently installed a great set of coil-over shock and springs in an effort to improve handling and my car's look. While the decrease in gap from the top of the tire to the bottom of the fender lip looked great, I found after inspection that my rear tires were very close to rubbing the fender lip…

  • Staggered Tires: Why or Why Not

  • …horsepower, you may need bigger tires on the rear to help put that power to the pavement. Why not just make all of the tires bigger in that case? The size of the front tires is often limited by the fact that the front wheels have to steer left and right. Too wide of a tire may rub when the steering…

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  • Why won't this wheel fit my car?

  • …many fitment considerations when choosing the correct custom wheel including overall diameter, wheel width, tire width, offset, center bore, etc... In short, bigger custom wheels and tires are a great way to enhance the look of your ride but there are many things to consider. Visit our website or…

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  • Wheel Clearance Event: Chrome Wheels for BMW 7 Series

  • …Ecsta 4X. Enjoy this combination mounted and balanced and ready to install for only $952.** 18x7.5 5-120 20mm offset Zinik Z24 Risso 235/40-18 Kumho Ecsta 4X If you're puzzled as to why the Ecsta 4X doesn't appear in our Tire Survey Results, it's because we haven't accumulated our…

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  • O.Z. Racing Monaco HLT - Made for SUVs and Big Sedans

  • …Touring All-Season Tires - Winter Update Category: Tires Length: (02:41) Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires that Define the Category - Winter Update Category: Tires Length: (02:35) SPC Rear Adjustable Camber Arm Installation Category: Suspension Length: (04:26) Tire Reviews: Elevated.…


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