The speedometer of a vehicle determines speed based on the revolutions of the factory sized wheels and, as such, mounting larger tires will affect its accuracy. Fortunately, there are online conversion tools that help determine what speed a vehicle is traveling with larger mounted tires.
A standard speedometer is calibrated to the revolutions of a standard tire size. When larger or smaller tires are installed onto the said vehicle, the calibration of the speedometer will be inaccurate.
S speed-rated tires should never be used on a vehicle that is equipped with H speed-rated tires as it could compromise the vehicle's handling. It is possible to use tires with a higher speed rating, but lower speed-rated tires should only be used if switching to winter tires.Full Answer >
A tire with the wrong inside diameter may not properly fit the rim, while a tire with an incorrect outside diameter may affect the accuracy of the vehicle's speedometer and odometer. Additionally, because the traction control, torque and gearing settings depend on the distance the wheel travels in one revolution, a tire with the wrong outside diameter may also affect the proper function of these critical systems.Full Answer >
Fuzion tires are a specific brand of automobile tires produced by a division of the Bridgestone company. Value priced and designed to provide the highest quality, the tires offer the best in style, comfort and road performance. Fuzion utilizes a computer-optimized system in the production of its tires. This helps design and manufacturing processes work together seamlessly to create quality tires.Full Answer >
Nexen tires are manufactured by the Nexen Tire Corporation, located in Yangsan, South Korea. The company was established in 1942 as Heung-A Tire Company and in 2000 changed its name to Nexen Tire Corporation.Full Answer >