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Do You Know What One Of The Highest Selling Automobile Components Is?

So you're one of the people that think automobile sales are the most progressing in sales probably because all of your friends and family have more that one automobile. But you're wrong. For every automobile sold there are four or more of these critical components sold and without these things on your automobile your car would not run or work. In fact if you didn't have these items on an automobile you would not be able to even sell the automobile. Well you want to know what I am talking about don't you? Well I'm talking about the tires for your car, of course! I'm sure you haven't ever thought of this but while you own and operate your car you are wearing out tires constantly. An average survey done says that you use three sets of tires in a period of five years which is a total of 12 tires in five years depending on what kind of car you have some vehicles have more tires. If you're one of those people like I am who go out in the woods and go mudding and just mess around in the outdoors you might be having...


The Automobile Tire Sidewall Code - How To Decipher All The Numbers And Letters

If you want to replace your old tires or buy new tires for your vehicle, one sure shot way of knowing exactly the type of tire your vehicle would need is by deciphering the sidewall code. Let's read each code in details.First up are the markings on tire size. (Example: P195/60R15 87Q)P stands for Passenger. You may find other abbreviations in place of P, for example:LT for Light Truck and T for Temporary/Spare tire.195 stands for the width of the tire in millimeters between the sidewalls.60 stands for the aspect ratio. The aspect ratio is the ratio of tire width to sidewall height.R indicates that the tire has a radial construction. You may find other abbreviations in place of R, for example, B which indicates Belted Bias or D that represents Diagonal Bias15 next to R indicates the rim or the wheel diameter in inches.87 represents load index.Finally Q (or at times H, S, T, U, V, W, Y, etc.) represents the speed rating. Under ideal situations, the top speed attainable by the tire is indicated by the speed rati...


Some Of The Reasons That Alloy Wheels Are So Popular

Alloy wheels are the passion of the car enthusiast. They add a great attraction and beauty to the car. It will have the appearance of both professional and also sporty. American Racing is one of the largest manufacturers of alloy wheels in the globe. It supplies alloy wheels for the entire leading car manufacturer like Ford, BMW, AUDI etc. The common tires are made from steel as a metal. Here it has a combination of metals that are called alloys. They are light weight and increase the steering power and maneuvering. It is easy to operate and good looking. How ever it has its own disadvantage. They areThey are most expensiveAlloy wheels are very lighter than steel and can be bent easilyThe bent in the rim cannot be rectified easilyThe alloy wheels are exposed to galvanic corrosionThere is a chance that this type of tires reduces the air pressure in side the tire.Magnesium alloy wheels are flammable and riskyHigh Maintenance.Rinken is another top company in the manufacturing of alloy wheels. They manufacture bo...


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