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Tires Ames IA

Local resource for tires in Ames, IA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to tires, cheap tires, truck tires, car tires, trailer tires, and tires online, as well as advice and content on rims, mud tires, tire ratings, tire patch kits, and snow tires.

Sears Roebuck and Co
(515) 233-7028
2701 Grand Ave
Ames, IA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Honda Of Ames
(515) 233-3316
220 Kitty Hawk Dr
Ames, IA
 
Honda Of Ames
(800) 848-2637
220 Kitty Hawk Dr
Ames, IA
 
En Tire Car Care
(515) 233-1700
118 SE 5th St
Ames, IA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM-6:00PM, Saturday: 7:00AM-4:00PM,

George White Chevrolet
(515) 233-2211
1719 S High St
Ames, IA
 
Crowner Tire & Automotive Center
(515) 232-6003
2905 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA
 
Sams Club 6568
(515) 233-9750
305 Airport Road
Ames, IA
Recycling Services
Recycle Ink - No landfill guarantee
Departments & Services
Authorized To Install & Service RunOnFlat Tires

Wal-Mart
(515) 956-3536
534 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:00AM-7:00PM, Saturday: 7:00AM-7:00PM, Sunday: 9:00AM-6:00PM,

Sears Roebuck & Co.
(515) 233-7028
2701 Grand Ave
Ames, IA
 
Trickles Firestone
120 Lincolnway
Ames, IA
Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm Sunday: Closed

How to read a Tire


Your tire contains very useful information molded into the sidewall. It shows the name of the tire, its size, whether it is tubeless or tube type, the maximum load and maximum inflation, the important safety warning and much other information. I hope you find this handy information usefull.

Typical sidewall

P215/65R15 89H

Shown here is the sidewall of a popular "P-metric," speed-rated auto tire.

  • "P" stands for passenger,
  • "215" represents the width of the tire in millimeters;
  • "65" is the ratio of height to width;
  • "H" is the speed rating;
  • "R" means radial; and
  • "15" is the diameter of the wheel in inches.
    Some speed-rated tires carry a Service Description, instead of showing the speed symbol in the size designation. The Service Description, 89H in this example, consists of the load index (89) and speed symbol (H). The H in this case indicates the tire's maximum speed is 130 mph. See the chart below for other speed ratings:

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