car tire

An automotive tire which is used exclusively on a passenger car, not a light truck, etc.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • car tire — noun a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel • Syn: ↑automobile tire, ↑auto tire, ↑rubber tire • Hypernyms: ↑tire, ↑tyre • Hyponyms: ↑retread, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tire code — Automobile tires are described by an alphanumeric tire code (in American English) or tyre code (in British English, Australian English and others), which is generally molded into the sidewall of the tire. This code specifies the dimensions of the …   Wikipedia

  • Tire-pressure gauge — A tire pressure gauge is a pressure gauge used to measure the pressure of tires on a vehicle. Environmental conditions can introduce a 13% to 15% variability in pressure due to temperature (0 °C to 40 °C), and additional changes can result due to …   Wikipedia

  • tire — The rubber part of the wheel which contacts the ground. The construction can be bias plybias belted or radial. The plies are made of rayon, nylon, and polyester. Belting can be fiberglass steel, or kevlar. The rest of the tire is hard rubber. See …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Car handling — and vehicle handling is a description of the way wheeled vehicles perform transverse to their direction of motion, particularly during cornering and swerving. It also includes their stability when moving in a straight line. Handling and braking… …   Wikipedia

  • Tire uniformity — refers to the dynamic mechanical properties of pneumatic tires as strictly defined by a set of measurement standards and test conditions accepted by global tire and car makers. These measurement standards include the parameters of radial force… …   Wikipedia

  • Car of Tomorrow — is also the title of a 1951 film by Tex Avery. Car of Tomorrow may also refer to the new Nationwide Series car. Car of Tomorrow Technical specifications …   Wikipedia

  • Car audio — Car audio/video (car AV), auto radio, mobile audio, 12 volt and other terms are used to describe the sound or video system fitted in an automobile. While 12 volt audio and video systems are also used, marketed, or manufactured for marine,… …   Wikipedia

  • Tire rotation — or rotating tires is the practice of moving automobile wheels and tires from one position on the car, to another, to ensure even tire wear. Tire wear is uneven for any number of reasons. [ [http://www.partsamerica.com/Maintenance/MaintenanceTirePr… …   Wikipedia

  • Car maintenance — means to inspect the condition of car components and add (or change) expendable parts (or materials). Regular maintenance is critical to ensures the longevity and safety of a car. The actual schedule of car maintenance varies depending on the… …   Wikipedia

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