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How to Package a Tire for Mailing


A clean tire will stick to adhesive better than a dirty one. Tires require special care to mail them. The price for shipping tires varies by shipping company, so it pays to shop around. It is best to purchase shipping insurance in case your tire sustains damage during the trip. A tracking number will prevent you from having to take part in a wild goose chase to locate it if it gets off course. The instructions below are the recommended packing methods from the United States Postal Service and commercial shipping companies.

Things You’ll Need

Packing tape, Mailing label, 2 large cardboard boxes, Cardboard disc, Newspaper