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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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How does over inflation affect tire wear?

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.


 How to Measure Car Tire Size

Do you know how to measure car tire size? Find out how to measure car tire size in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How can a tire receive a mud or snow designation?

Some tires are built to handle mud and snow… and some are not. Learn about mud and snow tire designations in this article. See more »

 How to Put Chains On Tires

Do you know how to put chains on tires? Find out how to put chains on tires in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How can I make my tires last longer?

 How can I make my tires last longer?

How can I make my tires last longer? Find out how to make your tires last longer at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Tires are Made

 How Tires are Made

Tire making is a tough job. Learn more about how tires are made at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What makes a tire safe?

 What makes a tire safe?

What makes a tire safe? Find out what makes a tire safe at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Will rotating my tires make them last longer?

 Will rotating my tires make them last longer?

Will rotating my tires make them last longer? Find out if rotating your tires will make them last longer at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Are some tires safer than others?

 Are some tires safer than others?

Are some tires safer than others? Find out if some tires are safer than others at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What are fuel-efficient tires?

 What are fuel-efficient tires?

What are fuel efficient tires? Find out what fuel efficient tires are and how they work at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do I really need to replace all four tires at the same time?

 Do I really need to replace all four tires at the same time?

Do I really need to replace all four tires at the same time? Find out if you really need to replace all four tires at the same time at HowStuffWorks. See more »