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All Terrain Tires - All The Round Stuff

Rim
Posted June 1, 2003

2003 Wheel And Tire Buyers Guide

As four-wheel enthusiasts, we're sure dirt, sand, mud, snow, slick rock, and ice have become your best friends. To help maintain this man, machine, and 'wheeling relationship, proper tire and wheel selection is critical. With the coming of each new year, four-wheel vehicles are becoming more and more capable. When using your vehicle's capabilities and transferring its power to the ground, wheel strength and tire traction are the keys to keeping this healthy relationship alive and well.

With the aid of super computer design programs, high-tech chemistry, and state of the art manufacturing processes, today's tires and wheels offer amazing durability, strength, and safety. Four-wheelin' tires with mild and aggressive tread patterns are created with long-wearing, super-gripping compounds that offer excellent traction under the most extreme conditions. Wheels are created under the most stringent of standards and built to last even when heavily abused out on the trail. Not only do they look good, but they can endure a thorough beating and keep you rolling safely back home.

Listed below are some of the who's who of tire and wheel manufacturers and a gathering of some of the best rubber, steel, and aluminum available for your rig. From aggressive mud-terrain and dependable all-terrain tires to hot-looking aluminum alloy, tough steel, and tire-gripping bead-lock wheels (bead locks are not street legal), this guide has what you need - or at least it will point you in the right direction.

Sources

BFGoodrich
Greenville, SC 29602
877-788-8899
www.bfgoodrichtires.com
Toyo Tires
800-442-8696
www.toyotires.com
Boze Alloys
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
866-634-4626
www.bozeforged.com
TrailReady
Lynnwood, WA 98087
888-910-2999
www.trailready.com
Interco Tire Corp.
Rayne, LA 70578-0486
Yokohama Tire Corp.
800-423-4544
www.yokohamatire.com
AFX/Wheel Effects
Anaheim, CA 92806
Dept. 4WDSU
Allied Wheel Components
800-529-4335
alliedwheel.com
American Eagle Wheel
Chino, CA 91710
Dept. 4WDSU
APP Forged Wheels
Santa Ana, CA 92704
www.appwheels.com
Axis Sport Tuning Inc.
562-906-9898
www.axiswheel.com
Bassett Racing Wheel
www.bassettwheel.com
Bridgestone/Firestone Tire Sales Company
Nashville, TN 37214
Dept. 4WDSU
Champion Wheel
559-275-5183
www.championwheel.com
Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.
Findlay, OH 45840
Dept. 4WDSU
Dayton Tire
Nashville, TN 37214-0991
Dept. 4WDSU
Enkei International
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Dept. 4WDSU
Factory Tubular Motorsports
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Dept. 4WDSU
General/Continental Tire North America Inc.
Charlotte, NC 28273
Dept. 4WDSU
JAOS
S. El Monte, CA 91733
Dept. 4WDSU
Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc.
Fontana, CA 92336
Dept. 4WDSU
MRT Rockcrawling Wheels
Siloam Springs, AK 72761
Dept. 4WDSU
Maxxis International
Suwanee, GA 30024
Dept. 4WDSU
Michelin Tire Co.
Greenville, SC 29602-9001
Dept. 4WDSU
OMF
Riverside, CA 92503
Dept. 4WDSU
Robby Gordon Off Road
Anaheim, CA 92806
Dept. 4WDSU
Parnelli Jones/Dirt Gripz Inc.
Akron, OH 44313
Dept. 4WDSU
Stockton Wheel
Stockton, CA
800/395-9433
stocktonwheel.com
Ultra Wheels
Buena Park, CA 90620
Dept.OR

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