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  • The Truth About Warranties

  • …or loose bearings * Failed or improper tire repair * Ozone cracking * Bead damage or improper mounting The above list includes a few of the general specific items that could cause issues. Some manufacturers have a road hazard warranty on some of their tires, including Kumho and Continental. For some…

  • Wheel Tech Information - Tire / Rim Protectors

  • …between a tire's sidewalls measured at the widest part of the tire). Tires featuring the raised rib adjacent to the bead (Photo #2) or the deeply recessed bead area (Photo #3) are designed to help protect low-profile tires and expensive alloy wheels from accidental curb damage. While tires featuring…

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  • Wheel Tech Information - Mounting Reverse-Mount / Back-Mount Wheels

  • …flange on one side of the bead seat. Since the tire's steel bead wires don't stretch, this requires the wheel to also feature about a 7/10"-deep tire well/drop center around the wheel adjacent to the other side of the bead seat. This helps avoid damaging the tire's bead by allowing it to maintain…

  • Great Tire Available in a Few Hard-to-Find Sizes

  • …manufacturing processes to work closer together for a more efficient tire that doesn't greatly sacrifice one area of performance for improvements in another; O-Bead, a more round structure that reduces overlapped joints in the bead area for a better ride; and L.L. Carbon (Long Link Carbon) to help…

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  • Winter Tech Information - Mounting & Balancing

  • …of tires and wheels not purchased as a pre-mounted Tire & Wheel Package, be sure to observe some basic precautions: * Mounting and balancing should be done by a professional, using equipment designed for the job * Both tire beads are securely mounted * The wheel is not bent or damaged * There…

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