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Old 08-26-2013, 09:33 AM   #1
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stretching tires

What are the of that problems that come with stretched tires?
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Old 08-26-2013, 10:34 AM   #2
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It's outside of the tire manufacturer's recommended range for driving on them safely. When you stretch the tires it will put a bit more stress on the sidewall area of the tires, and the rims of the wheels will be exposed (easier to curb your wheels).
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Old 08-26-2013, 03:15 PM   #4
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its mainly for looks.

i DD my car on stretched tires. Not very aggressively stretched, but stretched none the less.
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