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Tires South Portland ME

Local resource for tires in South Portland, ME. 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.

Vip Parts Tires Service
(207) 767-8133
207 Waterman Dr
South Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sullivan Tire & Auto Service
(207) 772-5421
333 St. John St.
Portland, ME
Services
Government Sales Deliveries,Participates In Goodyear National Promotions,Services National Account Customers,Tire and Service Network

Century Tire Co. & Auto Serv Ctrs
49 Washington Avenue
Portland, ME
Hours
Monday-Friday: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm Sunday: Closed

Sears Roebuck and Co
(207) 828-9290
400 Maine Mall
South Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Century Tire Co & Auto Service Centers
(207) 775-3777
185 Kennebec St
Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Sears Roebuck & Co.
(207) 828-9290
400 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME
 
Hamiltons Service Station
(207) 773-1930
205 Park Ave
Portland, ME
Services
Oil Change and Lube,Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair,Retail Tire,Service Stations,Truck Repair

Discount Tire & Alignment
(207) 773-0112
380 Main St
South Portland, ME
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Duvals Service Center
(207) 799-7314
20 Park Avenue
South Portland, ME
Services
Brake Repair,Electrical Repair,Emissions Testing,Mobile Auto Repair,Retail Tire,SUV Repair,Used Car Dealers

Sears Store #6793
(207) 775-3511
400 Maine Mall S/C
So Portland, ME
 

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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