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What is the purpose of a tire sidewall?

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.

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  • What is the purpose of a tire sidewall?

    What is the purpose of a tire sidewall?

    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 »

  • When you vulcanize a tire, what do you do to it?

    When you vulcanize a tire, what do you do to it?

    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 »

  • Why don't they use normal air in race car tires?

    Why don't they use normal air in race car tires?

    Race car tires don't use regular air. Find out what race car teams are using in their tires instead of air. See more »

  • How To Use a Tire Pressure Gauge

    How To Use a Tire Pressure Gauge

    According to a survey done by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (bet you didn't know they existed!), "only 15% of motorists properly checked their tire pressure." Learn more about using a tire pressure gauge. See more »

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