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  • Dunlop Design Details

  • When one thinks about tire design, one usually thinks about tread pattern. For those willing to dig a little bit deeper, tread compound and internal construction are at least as important to a tire's performance. How about the design of the letters on the sidewall? Purely cosmetic, right? Not…

  • Yokohama AVID TOURING-S 215/70-16 Tire

  • …It was designed to combine ride quality, smooth handling, durability and traction in anyseason, including in light snow.The AVID TOURING-S uses Yokohama's Tri-plex Tread Compound to provide long tread life and all-season traction. This compound is molded into a symmetric tread design that features…

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    $130.88
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  • Tire Tread Markings | Tire Rack

  • tread identifying stripes/letters/numbers are printed on the flat tread slab before the tire is assembled and its tread design is molded, these identifiers can be seen on the surface of a new tire's tread blocks, as well as all of the way down to the bottom of the tread grooves. Since these tread

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  • Pirelli P6000 215/60-15 Tire

  • …"new wave" tread design which incorporates an almost continuous, and therefore exceptionally stable, tread block running from the center to the shoulder of the tire, separated by elliptical water clearing channels running across the tread area. Born in CAD/CAM experiments, this unique tread design

  • Per Tire: 
    $336.99
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  • Tread Patterns

  • …Symmetric Tread Patterns A symmetric tread pattern is the most common design. It features continuous ribs or independent tread blocks across the tire’s entire tread face where both inboard and outboard halves feature the same pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns allow…

  • Measuring Tread Depth

  • tread depth is critical to performance. The amount of voided area in the tread design greatly impacts hydroplaning resistance and wet traction, while also impacting snow traction in all-season and winter tires. Even the most aggressive looking tread pattern will be rendered ineffective with no tread

  • Multicell Tread Compound for Winter

  • …grip in cold conditions while the bite particles attached to the tubes scratch at packed snow and icy surfaces for traction. When 50 percent worn, a tread depth indicator molded into the tread design lets the driver know that only 10 percent of the remaining tread is the Tube Multicell compound.

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