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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 Tech Information - Government Tire Approval Marks

  • …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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  • 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…

  • Always check your tire size

  • …when you are entering or exiting the car to check what tire size is currently installed. If you have not looked closely at a tire before, the variety of markings on it can be a bit intimidating. For help in deciphering the writing on the tire, read “Sidewall Markings” in our Tech Center.

  • Review of: Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3 DSST

  • …%26 traction. Wouldn%27t have attempted to drive with my old AS in one of the storms but thought I%27d give it a try with these new snow tires. Pleasantly surprised - no problems at all%21 You can see how good the traction is the way the snow stands up in the tire marks through fresh snow.

  • Review of: Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3 DSST

  • …%26 traction. Wouldn%27t have attempted to drive with my old AS in one of the storms but thought I%27d give it a try with these new snow tires. Pleasantly surprised - no problems at all%21 You can see how good the traction is the way the snow stands up in the tire marks through fresh snow.

  • Tire Tech Information - Contact Patch

  • …which helps to provide predictable handling, a smooth ride and especially good traction in snow. Related Links * How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions * North American Load & Pressure Markings * P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing * Plus Size Wheels & Tires * Sidewall Markings


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