Tyre Texturing help/tute

would anyone happen to have any tutorials or helpful suggestions as to how to texture a car wheel/tire?

Advanced google search turned up a ton of pages. One for max that looked nice was here http://www.3dkingdom.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=483

that tutorial is perfect for blender

extrudedup and warp are the tools you need to complete it!

ok thx ill have a look,