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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…

  • Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure, Time Fluctuations

  • …strands are stretched and returned to their relaxed state every time the tire rolls (about 800 times every mile). Since typical tire pressures range from 30 to 35 psi for cars (with light truck tire pressures often higher), there is a constant force trying to push the air through the tire. This…

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  • What Causes Tire Bubbles?

  • …the air pressure inside the tire is greater than outside, tire separations/bubbles that are unseen or ignored will continue to grow in size and further reduce strength, while generating noise and vibration. This ultimately leads to tire failure as the tire stretches under load. If a sidewall bubble…

  • Choose Dunlop tires for a good value!

  • If you're like many other enthusiasts out there, you are looking to stretch your dollar to get the best performance tires at a low cost. Enter Dunlop tires. I have two quick picks, one summer tire and one all-season tire. Looking for maximum handling and steering response? Don't mind a little more…

  • 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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