The automatic Hunter Revolution tire changer is mostly operated by pressing on a foot pedal, which safely distances the operator (Miles Dierker) from the assembly. Photo provided by Hunter Engineering.
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The Present and Future of Mounting and Balancing

Five years ago, we asked executives from tire mounting and balancing equipment manufacturers and marketers a forward-looking question: What will the next generation of tire mounting and balancing machines look like?

Matt Leeper from Falken Tire Corp. gave away this motorcycle to Ron Barlow from FTC Enterprises.
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Photos: 2018 K&M Tire Dealer Conference

K&M Tire Inc. invited 1,000 people to the Chicago area for its 2018 Dealer Conference. There were educational sessions over the course of the day-and-a-half event, plus a trade show where tire suppliers gave away cash prizes, cars and motorcycles.

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