How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions

Using a P195/60R15 87S tire size as our example, the 87S at the end of the size represents the tire’s service description. A service description identifies the tire’s load index and speed rating. Service Descriptions are required on all speed rated (except for Z-speed rated) tires manufactured since 1991.   The first two digits (87S) …

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Lowered Suspension Advantages and Disadvantages

There are pros and cons to lowered suspension systems. Some drivers change their suspension systems so that the vehicle sits lower to the ground. Any kind of aftermarket suspension system or alteration has its own specific effects on a vehicle. The Advantages of Lowered Suspension Better aerodynamics. With a lowered suspension, there’s less air going …

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3 Auto Car Detailing Tips and Methods for Getting that Car Show Look

Auto car detailing keeps your vehicle looking brand new and protects it from the elements. There are a variety of car cleaning and car paint wax¬†products that can make the job easy. 1 – Cleaning the Exterior Be sure your vehicle is parked in a shaded area. Wash the exterior of your car before you …

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