Complete Wheel and Tire Buyer's Guide

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What do those numbers on the tire's sidewall mean? Which custom wheels will fit my new truck? Can I get historically correct tires for my vintage Mustang?

The Complete Wheel and Tire Buyer's Guide is the definitive reference for car, truck, and SUV owners seeking new tires and/or wheels. Author Brad Bowling provides an entertaining education on the proper selection of tires and wheels for any vehicle.

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Overview

What do those numbers on the tire's sidewall mean? Which custom wheels will fit my new truck? Can I get historically correct tires for my vintage Mustang?

The Complete Wheel and Tire Buyer's Guide is the definitive reference for car, truck, and SUV owners seeking new tires and/or wheels. Author Brad Bowling provides an entertaining education on the proper selection of tires and wheels for any vehicle.

Chapters devoted to tire history, deciphering sidewall numbers, tire care and maintenance, wheel construction, and wheel types take away the mystery of purchasing new wheels and tires. The Tire Brand Directory and Wheel Brand Directory contain listings of all major tire and wheel manufacturers in the U.S., describe their products, and include Web site and contact information.

This practical reference allows vehicle owners to make the best decision possible on the selection of new wheels and tires. Are you customizing a Mitsubishi Eclipse, looking for a set of Davin spinning wheels for your Cadillac Escalade, restoring a vintage vehicle, or buying a new set of tires for your family sedan? This guide is the place to start.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780873496612
  • Publisher: KP Books
  • Publication date: 11/26/2003
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Acknowledgments 6
Section 1 Tires
Chapter 1 Tire History 11
Chapter 2 Read any Good Sidewalls Lately? 19
Chapter 3 Types of Tires 32
Chapter 4 Math for Tires 49
Chapter 5 Tire Care and Maintenance 57
Chapter 6 The Tire Brand Directory 71
Section 2 Wheels
Chapter 7 Wheels 93
Chapter 8 The Wheel Brand Directory 107
Chapter 9 Average Joe Buys Wheels and Tires 154
Chapter 10 The Voice of Experience 158
Chapter 11 Glossary of Terms 168
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