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Your Questions Answered by the Doctor -- Top Picks
Ever wonder what fleets just like yours are asking Bridgestone?
Here are Ask the Doctor top picks.
  It’s been suggested to “break in” our steer tires on the drive axles for a short period of time because it creates a wear pattern the tire will retain for the better part of its life. Is this a viable practice or does it wear the tire just as quickly? view reply >>
> What is the difference in construction of a 14-ply tire and a 16-ply tire? And why is the air pressure so much different if the tire is made stronger?
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> Can an 11.00R20 tire fit on a rim that generally carries a 10.00-20 tire?
Both are rear wheels.
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