How to Measure Antique Tires?

Answer When buying new tires, the tire sidewall has a letter and a series of three numbers. When measuring antique tires, measure to conform to these numbers so tires will fit the tire rim and vehicle you... Read More »

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How to Change Antique Tires?

To change antique tires, you will need to use a different process than you would to change a tire on your modern car. The tires on antique cars such as the Ford Model T are known as clincher rims. ... Read More »

Did antique horse-drawn hay rakes have rubber tires?

Antique horse-drawn hay rakes were made in two types. The side delivery rake was for making windrows and the dump rake was for dropping piles of hay. They did not have rubber tires. They rode on fl... Read More »

How to Measure Tires?

When buying new tires, measure their width when they are on your vehicle to make sure they are properly inflated and won't roll unevenly on your wheels. Measuring your tires isn't an exercise in hi... Read More »

What is the braking distance between winter tires vs. four-season tires?

Comparing the braking distance of winter tires and four-season tires depends on road conditions. With snow on the road, winter tires have a 38 percent shorter stopping distance than all-season tire... Read More »