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  • Tire Tech Information - Government Tire Approval Marks

  • …and/or wet traction. Once the testing and paperwork has been completed, the tire manufacturer can brand the required mark(s) on the tire's sidewall (typically near the wheel). Since many tires are sold globally, tires can be branded with more than one governmental approval code. Several examples…

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  • Firestone's Precision Tires Hit the Mark

  • …with this tire: "These tires have proven to be excellent in all conditions. On the highway they are quiet and responsive, I am very, very happy with them!" -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2006 Ford Focus ZX4 SE "Great tire. Superb wet traction. Overall, a great tire that I would…

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  • Big Savings on Big Snow Tires

  • …when it came to getting the appropriate tires for winter, the only solution was to downsize back to your smaller Original Equipment size that doesn't look right on your lifted vehicle. Now with our closeout 315/75R16 Yokohama Geolander I/T G072 marked down to $157*, you've got the right…

  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …the tire itself can cause a bubble. However, this is very uncommon on tires more than a few months old. A tire shop can inspect the tire to check to see whether the bubble was caused from a defect or from road damage. To do this, the shop will typically mark the bubble, dismount the tire and check…

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  • What is the bubble on my tire?

  • …the tire for obvious cuts or bruises. When the tire is removed for replacement: * Mark the area where the bubble is (it will deflate when the tire is deflated.) * Inspect the bead area for cuts or abrasions * Inspect the inner liner for cuts or bruises. The technician will need to press inwards on

  • On your mark, get set...go get those new competition tires!

  • …KW Coil Overs As for tires, more than likely you'll head to Hoosier tires. But take a look at a few others, too. BFGoodrich, Kumho, Michelin and Pirelli. Prepping for a race? Take a look at Tire Tech for a library of race-specific tech articles. You'll find information on tire pressure, shaving and…


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