Overview of Components - Corvette EMT Tire and Wheel Service

1995 Corvette ZR-1

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  Overview of Components



  Tire Rim Matching and Inflation

Overview of Components

EMT Runflat Tire EMT Runflat Tire
EMT sidewalls can be six times thicker than traditional tires. EMT "Runflat" tires can be driven over 70 miles with zero air pressure before being damaged.
EMT Runflat Tire EMT Runflat Tire
traditional sidewalls flatten and quickly become destroyed with zero air pressure.
Pre-1997 electronic pressure sensors are attached
in the drop center opposite the valve stem.
EMT Runflat Tire
1997 and newer electronic pressure sensors are integral with the valve stem.