Auto Mechanics Fundamentals,
1974, Martin W. Stockel. The Goodheart-Willcos
Company, Inc., South Holland, Illinois.
Fig. 16-14. All tires must be marked showing maximum
load carrying capacity and pressure, size, load range, ply constructoin
and material identification, manufacturer's number and construction
Fig. 16-11. Typical belted tire construction.
This specific tire uses four sidewall plies (bias arrangement) and
two belts beneath tread. (Goodrich)
Fig. 16-15. Tubeless tire construction. Soft rubber
liner prevents air leaks into plies. This particular tire is a four-ply/four-ply
rating. Note width in relation to height, indicating a very low profile