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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…

  • 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…

  • Tire Tech Information - Sidewall Separations / Bubbles

  • …and the air pressure inside the tire is greater than outside, tire separations/bubbles that are unseen or ignored will continue to grow in size, further reduce strength, often generate noise and vibration, and ultimately lead to tire failure as the tire stretches under load (similar to the way that…

  • 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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