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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…,000 miles of treadwear. How many years will tires last before aging out? Unfortunately it's impossible to predict when tires should be replaced based on their calendar age alone. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and tire manufacturers are currently studying the many variables…

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What to know about selecting tires


…over the next years and thousands of miles will be determined by this decision. The information provided here and the advice/recommendations from the experts at Tire Rack will ensure you select tires that match your vehicle...and the way you drive it! "How many tires do I need?" Since tires affect the…

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Winter Tech - Bridgestone Blizzak FAQs


…represents the ideal time for winter tire use in many parts of the United States. Winter tires don't wear in the snow, only when there isn't any! How Do They Handle on Dry and Wet Roads? All winter / snow tires require a break-in period of a few hundred miles to wear away the "mold release" applied during…

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Tire Test Results : Is the Third Generation Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position RFT 3G Run-Flat the Charm?


Many of our team commented on how similar the run-flat tire behaved to the conventional Potenza RE960AS Pole Position. They felt very little trade-off in everyday ride comfort and road manners when choosing the run-flat tire over the non run-flat version. What We Learned on the Test Track Our 1/3-mile

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Tire Tech Information - Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking/Storage)


…weeks or months? Then, after you drive a couple of miles, the ride smoothes out and feels OK. This condition is often called flatspotting because it is used to describe the temporary tire flat-spotting that can occur when a vehicle is parked. Many heavy-duty, high-performance, high-speed-rated and racing…

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Winter Tech - Selecting the Right Tires


…over the next years and thousands of miles will be determined by this decision. The information provided here and the advice/recommendations from the experts at Tire Rack will ensure you select tires that match your vehicle...and the way you drive it! "How many tires do I need?" Since tires affect the…

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Snow Tires Part 2: How to Make Your Winter / Snow Tires Last

Snow Tires Part 2: How to Make Your Winter / Snow Tires Last


…since many vehicle's owner's manuals recommend operating winter tires several psi higher than recommended, read "Higher Tire Pressures for Winter Driving." Snow tires are soft. You'll want to rotate them regularly and usually more often than your all-season tires. If you're looking for a mile schedule…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires


…odometers aren't always 100% accurate and the tire revolutions per mile will change as its tread wears. The diameter and circumference of a new, full-treaded tire is greater than that of an old, worn-out tire. Considering that many passenger car tires are molded with beginning tread depths of 10/32…

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Tire Aging: How Old is Too Old?

Tire Aging: How Old is Too Old?


how it is used. Contrary to popular belief, infrequently used tires can result in a shorter life than one that is used daily. As such, I frequently speak with people with low-mileage tires that need to be replaced. Of course they are disappointed, as most people relate tire life to number of miles

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More Miles from Summer Tires

More Miles from Summer Tires


…Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus With proper rotation these tires can be expected to see approximately 40,000 miles of use, depending on how aggressively you drive. After all, these would be your sport tires. If you're not willing to sacrifice some dry and wet traction and handling…

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How to Tell if You Have Run-Flat Tires

How to Tell if You Have Run-Flat Tires


Many new cars are equipped with run-flat tires. These tires give the ability to keep driving on a tire that has lost air. Typically, self-supporting tires maintain vehicle mobility for 50 miles at speeds up to 55 mph. The exact ratings will vary by tire and vehicle. Car dealers often fail to mention…

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Tire Tech Information - Flat Tire Repairs After Driving on Flat Run-Flat Tires


…Driving on Flat Run-Flat Tires Lea esta pgina en espaol Most run-flat tires make a promise of temporary extended mobility at up to 50 miles per hour speeds for up to 50-mile distances in the event a puncture allows complete air pressure loss. However even if driven within their speed and distance limitations…

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