We know you’ve heard it before, but it’s critical enough to bear repeating. It’s also a bit daunting, too, that the tires on a vehicle are the one single link to the road surface. Think about that for a moment. You can have the most powerful engine, the most sophisticated transmission, the most elaborate super-trick suspension, and every other automotive widget known to mankind, but it all ain’t worth a tinker’s damn if the tires (and wheels) are subpar. In a way, it’s really a bit strange but that’s just how the operation of the automobile is.

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