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  • What is a Mud and Snow Tire?

  • …performance tires could qualify for the mud and snow branding, but in the interest of reducing confusion, tire manufacturers generally only use this mark on tires that are intended to offer at least some level of winter capability. Despite the name, most mud and snow branded tires are not…

  • Tire Tread Markings | Tire Rack

  • …Share on Pinterest Email Page to a Friend Tire Tread Markings What Are All Those Lines, Numbers and Letters on a New Tire's Tread? While tires may appear to be a homogeneous piece of rubber after they are vulcanized during curing in their molds, most tires feature dozens of fabric, metallic and/or…

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  • Government Tire Approval Marks | Tire Rack

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

  • …or find a new competition tire, Tire Rack can help. Let's start with shocks. Take a look at the following, and as always, search by vehicle to get more specific. • KONI Sport Shocks • KW Coil Overs As for tires, more than likely you'll head to Hoosier tires. But take a look at a few…

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