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Tire Aging: How Old is Too Old?

Tire Aging: How Old is Too Old?


…the tire is exposed to the elements. For example, your under the truck bed mounted spare is considered in use. Do you have a spare sitting on the back of your Jeep? That's consider in use, too. You can check the production date of your tire very easily to see how old it is. Read "How Old Are the Tires…

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Tires Can Get Old, Too


…as well as the ones in original, unrestored condition. The one thing that amazes me is that an owner can spend so much time keeping a car in top condition and yet, ignore the tires completely. I can't tell you how many times I have seen a pristine example of a classic car only to find ragged, worn out…

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Do My Winter / Snow Tires Have Another Year in Them?


…what condition are your old snow tires in? Can you eke out one more season? Should you? Keep in mind that the more tread depth the tires have, the more effective they will be in loose snow and slush. Checking your tread depth may seem pretty obvious (here's how), but there is more to this than taking…

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Tire Test Results : Testing Tires Designed to Match Today's Pickups and SUVs


…higher demands on the tires they rely on to connect them to the road. Just as the vehicles have changed, so, too, has the tire offered by BFGoodrich. The new Long Trail T/A Tour replaces the old Radial Long Trail T/A with a clean-sheet design focusing on connecting the driver to the road with all of the…

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Testing Tires Designed to Match Today's Pickups and SUVs (03:18)


…road. Just as the vehicles have changed, so, too, has the new BFGoodrich Long Trail T/A Tour that replaces the old Radial Long Trail T/A with a clean-sheet design that offers responsive steering, stable handling and all-weather traction. To find out how well the Long Trail T/A Tour fits with today's…

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Tire Test Results : Testing the New Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus


…like the old, novelty tire ashtrays. Modern radial tires have dozens of components hidden below their familiar matte black rubber exterior. Tire engineers use a mix of traditional and exotic materials along with sophisticated manufacturing techniques that allow them great flexibility in how to meet their…

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


…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" to 12/32", the tires will be approximately 1/2" to 6/10" shorter in diameter when they've worn to the minimum tread depth of 2/32". In order to determine how much…

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Tire Test Results : Testing the Newest/Popular Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season Tires


…/SUV tire that is a pleasure to drive Vehicles used: 2012 Porsche Cayenne V6 Boxy sport utility vehicles based on the trusty old pickup truck have long since transformed into the sleek SUVs or svelte crossovers we find on the road today. Tires for these vehicles have transformed, too, where knobby all…

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Winter Tech - Original Equipment (OE) Tires


…for Winter Driving Tire Chains for Winter Use Traction, Confidence and Control Tread Depth - Why Too Little is Never Enough Understanding the Tire Performance Categories for Winter / Snow Tires We Know How They Go in Ice and Snow Why Electronic Drivers Aids and AWD/4WD Systems Aren't Enough (Winter) Winter…

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KONI FSD Dampers Improve Handling Without the Traditional Sacrifice in Ride Quality


…handles more like your parent’s old 70s Buick than the modern sports car you enjoy driving along the twisty back roads on your way home from work. For many applications, you can find aftermarket dampers that focus more on one of these two priorities, but there is still some trade-off in one area to…

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Disc Brake Challenge Part V: Bleeding The Brakes And Bedding-In The Pads


…I did this part because brake fluid is a very caustic substance. You want to wear eye protection and you need to be careful not to let it drip. It will damage your car's paint and it will eat a hole in your clothes too! Our fluid didn't look all that bad. This is about what you would expect if the brakes…

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Testing the Newest/Popular Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season Tires (03:25)


…Category: Tires Email Facebook Google+Twitter Share Boxy SUVs based on the trusty old pickup have long since transformed into the sleek SUVs or svelte CUVs on the road today. Tires for these vehicles have transformed, too, and plenty of eco-focused choices abound while other designs are highly tuned to…

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