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  • My name is Jason Rutherford and have been employed at Tire Rack in South Bend, IN, since 2001. I currently work in the technical department as a vehicle fitment specialist. I am also the brand manager for the following wheels brands: BBS wheels ATX truck wheels Motegi Racing wheels American Racing…

  • Abbreviations Worth Remembering

  • …but these are some of the more common abbreviations used in the tire industry. * ROF = run on flat * RF = reinforced sidewall* OWL = outlined white letter* UTQG = uniform tire quality grade* OD = overall diameter* Snowflake M+S = severe duty mud and snowHere's more technical information on tires.

  • How to Know What Tire Size You Have

  • …vary, it will look something like this: Knowing your size will allow you to shop with confidence and ensures you're getting the correct information about price and availability. For more information on tire sizing systems see our detailed and technical article entitled "Tire Size Guide."

  • Tires and Tunes

  • …My dad ran the Bendix Test Track when I was born and he would take us for Sunday drives at 130MPH on the banked track. I appreciate both the technical interest and the passion for cars shared by real car enthusiasts. Music is also top on my list. I'm addicted to iTunes, Pandora, and keep my old…


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