WASHINGTON (Jan. 25)—The Rubber Manufacturers Association has issued an updated eight-page manual for consumers and tire service professionals, stating tire industry guidelines for replacing passenger and light truck tires.
The manual covers tires through Load Range E, and addresses such topics as selecting replacement tires, tire mixing, replacing fewer than four tires, plus sizing and tire rim/wheel selection. It also contains a supplement which includes standards tables for approved rim widths, light truck load/inflation, and some obsolete date, the RMA said.
The RMA Web site, www.rma.org, offers a sample manual and supplement for downloading and printing. Printed copies may be ordered from the "Publications" section of the Web site, or by calling 800-325-5095, Ext. 242. Outside the U.S., orders must be placed by calling 330-723-2978, Ext. 242 or faxing 330-725-0576.