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Cover Story - May 2016

Tariffs on Passenger Tires Lead to Lower Prices for Special Trailer Tires

By: Ann Neal

Prices of special trailer (ST) tires are down by as much as 30% versus last year, an indirect outcome of U.S. tariffs on passenger tires from China.

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Eordekian’s company has a huge inventory of factory original stock OEM steel and aluminum alloy wheels and rims in its 30,000-square-foot warehouse.

All You Have to Do Is Act Naturally

I have complimented Wayne Williams many times on his Counter Intelligence columns. He is a good writer, and not to be a bragger myself, he reinforces everything that I believe in and practice.

Figure 1: Registering the tire pressure sensor (one of two).

TPMS: Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport 2010-2016

The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) on the 2010 – 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe and 2013 – 2016 Santa Fe Sport monitors the air pressure in the four road tires with wheel-mounted tire pressure sensors. To do this, the system uses a receiver, four radio frequency (RF) tire pressure sensors, two warning indicators on the instrument cluster, and a data circuit to perform system functions.

The BFG Advantage T/A Sport delivers driving confidence for “accidental performance drivers,” says the company. It will be available in August.

BFG Advantage T/A Sport Puts FUN Into the Everyday Drive

Michelin North America Inc. wants to put FUN into consumers’ daily commutes with its new BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport all-season tire. And that’s FUN as in Four seasons of traction; Undeniable performance, mile after mile; and New levels of handling.

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