Bladenboro, North Carolina: Largest (Real) Tire in the World

"This is a real tire. Not a fake," according to the owner of Hester Tire, understandably proud of the giant dump truck tire permanently mounted to advertise the business. Weighs 10,400 pounds.

Hester Tire

Address:
13422 Hwy 131 N., Bladenboro, NC
Directions:
Hester Tire Inc. at the intersection of Hwy. 211 bypass and 131 N. Visible from road.
Hours:
Business: M-F 7 am - 5 pm, S. 7 am - 12 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
910-863-3149
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Largest (Real) Tire in the World

Hello, my name is Reynold Hester. The reason I am contacting you is because I have the largest real tire in the world on permanent display in Bladenboro. The size is a 59 in. x 80 in., radius 63 in. Made by Michelin, it only fits the largest dump truck in the world.

I have had a lot of people drive a long way to take pictures.

[Reynold Hester, 04/20/2011]

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