There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to mounting a set of wheels and tires properly on a race car. The process of beadlock wheel mounting and tire selection is largely viewed as a simple, bolt together task.
When preparing tires for a set of wheels, items such as bead crush, wall thickness, rollout and balancing are often overlooked and can have considerable effects on how your chassis reacts.
It is not uncommon to see a set of tires with differing rollouts throw off an entire race program if not addressed properly.
In this video, Tim McAmis goes in depth with very useful information on beadlock wheel mounting and tire selection. Beginning with a detailed look at a beadlock wheel by describing specifications like backspacing and bolt patterns; McAmis then proceeds through the wheel mounting and tire selection process.
Insightful commentary is provided with a particular focus on tire specifications, what you should look for and how it can affect your vehicle.
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