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Illustrated Wheel and Tire Buyer's Guideby Brad Bowling
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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.
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.
- Illustrated identification guide to modern wheel companies and tire types- Ideal for young drivers who choose to customize, but don't know where to start
Manufacturers are striving to make vehicles as unique as the individual who drives them. They have tried tweaking color, shape, and size--regardless of how innovative they consider themselves--a factory production vehicle is still a factory production vehicle. With millions of vehicles on the road and millions more coming off the production lines on a daily basis, drivers are continuously seeking the edge that gives their ride that definitive head-turning look, however many don't know where to start. Identifying different modem wheel companies and various types of tires is made easy with this illustrated identification guide. Readers will gain the ability to confidently customize the tires and rims of any style vehicle they choose, because a vehicle should be as individual as the driver behind its "wheels."
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