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Overinflated Tire With Chalk Line

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The tire in this photo was purposefully overinflated to show how the chalk will rub off in the center of the tire tread and leave the outer tread blocks with less chalk worn off when there is too much air in your tires. That look is caused by the excess pressure making the tire bow in the center and leaving the outside blocks elevated off of the ground.

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