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  • Better Fuel Mileage with Your Tires

  • …than a new tire. With every rotation of a worn tire, you are traveling a slightly shorter distance than you would on a new tire. Of course your odometer does not account for this, so there is an error in the fuel economy calculation. When you install a new tire, you are correcting this wear and also…

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  • Smaller Wheels for Winter?

  • …adjusting the tire size so the overall diameter is close to or equal to the diameter of the Original Equipment. This allows your speedometer and odometer to not be affected. When you have the same diameter tire, but a smaller diameter wheel, this gives the tire's sidewall more height, which…

  • Plus 1 Plus 2 Equals What?

  • …The result is approximately 1/2" less sidewall on the tire while maintaining a very similar overall diameter. This keeps the speedometer, odometer and other systems that monitor wheel/tire rotation rates -- such as ABS and traction control -- functioning normally. Plus 2, Plus 3, etc. - In…

  • What You Need to Know About Low Profile Tires

  • …of the tire, which will cause a harsher ride, increase your probability of damaging a tire and change the accuracy of your speedometer and odometer. The propensity for damaging a tire comes from the decreased load carrying capacity of the smaller tire. Other people will go the opposite direction…

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  • Hypertech Max Energy Speedomoter Calibration

  • Video Center Hypertech Max Energy Speedomoter Calibration (00:42) Category: Engine Tuning Follow along as Hypertech demonstrates how to adjust speedomoter/odometer readings after installing a new tire size and rear gear ratios on their Max Energy Power Programmer. Experience the Bridgestone Potenza…

  • Eliminate Fender Gap with Eibach Springs

  • …A well tuned set of lowering springs will make the car look better, handle better and unlike oversized tires, it will not make the speedometer, odometer and other systems overestimate vehicle speed and mileage. The good folks from Eibach dropped by to visit us last week and reminded us of all the…

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