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Video: How to Restore Your Wheels to Like-New Condition

Now’s not the time to roll with nasty, grungy wheels. You want your vehicle to look its best for shows or just cruising around town. Unfortunately, we can’t all just […]

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Mailbag: How to Adjust Your Existing Tires for Maximum Race Traction

You’ve got questions. We’ve got the answers—the Summit Racing tech department tackles your automotive-related conundrums. This week, we’re tuning tire pressure to track surface for maximum traction. G.L. Alamogordo, NM […]

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Drag Radials 101: What You Need to Know About Drag Radials

Back in the early 1960s, the best tire you could get for a street/strip car was the Atlas Bucron. The Bucron was basically a retread bias-ply tire with a stickier […]

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Quickie Comparison: Radial vs. Bias-Ply Tires

Tires come in all shapes, sizes, and designs—from classic whitewalls to knobby off-road tires. Underneath all those different looks and designs, you’ll find a series of textile plys and belts […]

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How to Choose Wheel Material

The seventh video in our Wheel/Tire series will help you figure out how to select the best wheel material for your particular vehicle and tastes. The gang at Summit Racing will explain […]

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How to Find Custom Tire Sizes

Another video in our “Wheel/Tire series, this one will help you figure out how to plus size or choose custom wheels and tires that will fit your vehicle. Take some of the […]

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How to Choose the Right Tires

Another video in Wheel/Tire series, this one will help you figure out how to choose the best tires for your vehicle. How important is speed rating? What are directional tires? How important […]

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How to Mount Wheels and Tires to Your Vehicle

Another video in our Wheel/Tire series, this one covers the basics of properly mounting wheels and tires to your vehicle, including tips for avoiding cracks and scratches by not over-tightening […]

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Basic Maintenance Series: DIY Wheel Repair

Editor’s Note: This guest post is courtesy of the Car Care Council, which is dedicated to educating vehicle owners about the benefits of regular vehicle maintenance through its “Be Car Care Aware” […]

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How to Measure for Custom Wheel and Tire Sizes

Whether your vehicle is custom or stock, your wheels and tires are going to be a huge influence on how it looks. Watch this latest Summit Racing Quick Flicks video […]