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  • Tire Stretching

  • …the bead seat and creates a gap between the sidewall and rim. Tire manufacturers put time and money into research and development to design tires at the proper size. Stretching the tire can lead to belt separation, sidewall splitting, shoulder separation, tire overheating and poor treadwear; all of…

  • Is There a Bubble on Your Tire?

  • …problems with their tires, like sidewall bubbles. If you can see a round bulging area protruding on the sidewall of the tire, this is often referred to as a bubble. The bubble is appearing because air from inside the tire is leaking into the carcass and sidewall plys of the tire. Most bubbles are…

  • Tire Sizing

  • …tire they need for their application. 195 x .70 = 136.5mm (meaning the sidewall is 136.5mm tall) 136.5mm divided by 25.4 = 5.37" sidewall Remember there are two sidewalls (top and bottom) and one 14" wheel separating them. 5.37 + 5.37 + 14 = 24.7" overall diameter 70% of a wider tire…

  • Review of: Yokohama RY215

  • …Marathons have not proven to be much better than average for durability and strength- they have Hugh sidewall deflection at sharp turns that I believe leed to pre- mature belt separation and tire failure. This is not a result of low tire pressure as I always top- off air pressure before trips.…

  • Review of: Yokohama RY215

  • …Marathons have not proven to be much better than average for durability and strength- they have Hugh sidewall deflection at sharp turns that I believe leed to pre- mature belt separation and tire failure. This is not a result of low tire pressure as I always top- off air pressure before trips.…


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