According to Tire Rack, tire studs can safely be removed by pulling them from the tire treads. There is a small amount of preparation involved to access all of the studs, and the tires must be checked after stud removal ... More »

It is best to go to a professional piercing studio to install a nose stud for the first time. Installing a nose stud involves picking a location for the piercing, choosing the nose stud and taking care of the wound cause... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Piercing

Alternatives to tire chains that help to avoid the inconvenience and damage that heavy chains can cause include products from Flex Trax. Sold under the GoClaw and SnoClaw brands, these are easily installed traction grips... More » Business & Finance Industries Agriculture

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015 Goodyear recalled Fortera tires because during regular endurance tests, the company found that the tire treads could form small cracks. Approximate... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Tires, Rims & Wheels

There are several methods of determining the need for new tires, including using a penny to make a quick estimate of a tire's treads, inspecting for problems and observing any unusual vibrations when driving. Some newer ... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Tires, Rims & Wheels

A tire treadwear rating refers to the amount of time the treads on a tire should last in specific conditions. Tire manufacturers indicate treadwear rating on their tires using a set of numbers between 100 and 700. These ... More »

Look for deep tire treads, a tire identification number on the sidewall, smooth sidewalls and lack of bumps in the tread area. Inspect the tires for any signs of damage, including irregular wear patterns, exposed steel c... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Tires, Rims & Wheels