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There are places to save money, and places where you are betting your life, or at least your car. There's cheap and there's inexpensive. Cheap saves on the purchase price; inexpensive keeps you out of the collision. Brakes, steering and tires are essentials. Engine is kind of optional. Picture yourself on a steep downgrade and one of these fails. Hit a ...


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While 5/32 and even 4/32 does not require replacement, I think it was fair of the service person to suggest getting new ones. The tires are, as they say, on their last leg. If you have even wear across the width of each tire, then there's no real worries. When they get to 2/32's, that when the wear bars start showing. It's at that point you really need to ...


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R16 is a 16" diameter wheel. R15 is a 15" diameter wheel. The first number, 195 or 205, is the width of the tire tread (in millimeters, yeah, I don't understand that either). The width needs to be within reason - certainly 195 vs 205 is not a problem. The second figure, /65 or /55, is the aspect ratio - not essential to fitment, but it gives us ...


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The petrol station air hose terminates in a fitting that fits onto a Schrader valve stem. The valve stems on your new tires are of the Presta type, more usually found in bicycles. The two types are dissimilar. Here's a pic: The Presta valve stem is on the left, and the Schrader valve stem is on the right. The two types are dissimilar, and don't directly ...


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