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Does investing in tire mounting equipment actually save money?

We recently put some BendPak gear in our shop: the brand’s R980AT tire mounter paired with its DST-2420 balancer. We were busting tires in no time.

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Tips for making your wheels and tires fit better

Getting ready to roll some fenders or considering downsizing your tires? Read this first.

Staff Writer
Optimizing the ND-Chassis Mazda MX-5 for the street and the track

Can one car make a great daily while also serving as a competitive autocrosser and a fun track car? If the answer is Miata, then likely yes.

Andy Hollis
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Expert advice on aftermarket wheels | separating truth from hype

Shopping for a set of aftermarket wheels can be overwhelming, but our industry experts are here to separate the helpful info from the hype.

Scott Lear
Fitting tires and wheels when an off-the-shelf option isn’t listed

Our MR2 needed new tires, but first we had a question to answer: How would we fit a modern setup under those now-vintage fenders?

J.G. Pasterjak
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How to find the ideal wheel and tire size for your track car

The best wheel-and-tire setup for your car? Some methodical testing can reveal the answer.

Andy Hollis
Wheel width: Is wider always better?

We tend to obsess about tire width, but are your wheels the right size, too?

Andy Hollis
When math should take the back seat: Sometimes you pick a wheel simply because it makes you happy

When it comes to parts for your car like wheels, sometimes it's more important to pick what makes you smile instead of what is proven to make you go faster.

David S. Wallens
Is Bigger Always Better When It Comes to Wheel and Tire Packages?

Does size matter? We tested nearly identical wheel and tire packages with different aspect ratios to determine if a smaller sidewall made a big difference in lap times.

J.G. Pasterjak
How to Execute DIY Track Testing Like a Pro

You don’t have to be Consumer Reports—or even GRM—to conduct your own product tests.

Andy Hollis
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