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  • Tire Stretching

  • …most of you know, tire stretching is not a good idea. If you're not familiar with the procedure, it involves stretching a tire beyond the recommended rim width range. For example, mounting a tire with a rim width range between 6" and 8" on a 9" wide wheel. The tire barely sits on the…

  • Did you take that track tire through a heat cycle?

  • When you break in a new tire, especially a track tire, its tread compound is stretched and some of the weaker points between rubber molecules will be broken. This generates heat. And if the tire gets too hot during this process, some of the stronger rubber bonds will be broken, too—obviously…

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