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How do 30 pounds of air in your tires hold up two tons of car? What’s the technology behind the tire and how do wheels work? Learn it all in the Car Wheels and Tires Channel.

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5 Warning Signs You Need New Tires

Tire failure while you're driving can be disastrous. It's always best to buy new ones before something goes wrong on the road. But do you know the warning signs that indicate you need new tires?


How Retractable-stud Snow Tires Work

What if you could get snow tires mounted that offered good traction for most wintery days and, when the sleet hit the fan, could offer studded traction on the fly? See more »

You could burn your old tires and pollute the air with dangerous toxins. Or, you could do the right thing and recycle them. Where and how is that done? See more »

The main purpose of a tire sidewall is to provide lateral stability. You can learn more about the functions of a tire sidewall by reading this article. See more »

Once a tire has all its components assembled, it’s still only a green tire, without any tread patterns or markings. You can learn more about a tire’s vulcanization process from this article. See more »

Tires do have their limits when it comes to weight capacity. Learn about tire load ratings from this article. See more »

In general, tire treads are an amalgamation of several different rubbers, both synthetic and natural. You can learn more about tire treads from this article. See more »

Tires are graded with a series of numbers and letters. Learn about uniform tire-quality grading standards in this article. See more »

Make sure your tires are properly aligned for a good driving experience. Learn about how wheel alignment affects tire wear in this article. See more »

Make sure your tires are properly inflated, because over inflation can lead to problems. Learn about how over inflation affects tire wear from this article. See more »

Make sure your tires are properly inflated – under inflation can lead to poor performance. Learn about how under inflation effects tire wear in this article. See more »