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 type. (Firestone)

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 design.