Free service technician webinar: Changing wheel and tire sizes

by | Apr 6, 2023 | 0 comments

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The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, April 11 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “Changing Wheel and Tire Sizes.”

Mark Lake with Summit Racing will provide tips and discuss potential pitfalls of changing wheel and tire sizes.

The topics include:

  • Adding aftermarket wheels and tires of different diameters and widths
  • Bolt pattern and how to measure
  • Differences in lug nuts
  • Understanding back spacing and offset
  • How can you determine how much more or less you can go?
  • Ways to measure what width and height will fit on your application (tools available)
  • Considering clearance of various brake packages if downsizing a wheel or changing backspacing
  • TPMS sensors and programming needs

After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining the webinar.

Those who are not sure if they can attend are encouraged to register as they will receive a follow-up email with details on how to attend a recorded session, if available.

Click here for more information or to register..

About the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

Established in 1972 as a non-profit organization, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a driving force in the transportation industry. As an independent third party, ASE upholds and promotes high standards of service and repair through the assessment, certification and credentialing of current and future industry professionals, and the prestigious ASE Blue Seal logo identifies professionals who possess the essential knowledge and skills to perform with excellence.

Today, there are approximately 220,000 ASE Certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges. ASE offers three options for testing and recertification: in-person testing conducted days, nights and weekends at more than 450 secured, proctored Prometric test centers; the ASE renewal app for recertification of unexpired automobile certifications (A1-A9); and ProProctor remote testing for online recertification of all ASE tests, excluding L1 and L2. For more information about ASE, visit


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