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Tire Aging: How Old is Too Old?

Tire Aging: How Old is Too Old?


…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 I Buy?" for more details. Have your tires been in use for longer than they should be? Are you ready for a new set? Shop by vehicle and find a great replacement option for your…

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How Old Are My Tires? We Can Help You Find Out!

How Old Are My Tires? We Can Help You Find Out!


…to find out how old your current tires are, start by reading its Tire Identification Number (often referred to as the tire’s serial number). Unlike vehicle identification numbers (VINs), Tire Identification Numbers are actually production codes that identify the week and year the tire was manufactured…

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FAQ - GIFT CERTIFICATES


…mean? How does it relate to backspacing? * Why do I need to re-torque the lug hardware on new wheels? * What happens if I dont buy Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors when I buy new wheels? * What are lug centric wheels? * Why dont you have wheels listed for my vehicle? * What should I do if…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #2


…every tire's life expectancy ultimately depends on the environment in which it operates and its individual service conditions. The difficult task remains how to attempt to quantify tire life based on calendar age. Arbitrarily replacing tires prematurely based simply on age may result in tires being discarded…

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Sports Car, Sporty Coupe and Performance Sedan Owners Need to Look at Hankook's Ventus S1 noble2

Sports Car, Sporty Coupe and Performance Sedan Owners Need to Look at Hankook's Ventus S1 noble2


should be the ones put on new cars." - Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2013 Ford Focus 5-Door Titanium "Just put these tires on a week ago so I haven't tried them on wet or snow-covered roads, yet. As soon as I pulled away from the install shop, I noticed a huge difference in noise and feel. Granted my old

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Tire Tech Information - Breaking In Your Tires


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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…resulted in tire treads wearing out before the rest of the tire aged, it may not always be true of today's even longer lasting tires that are approaching 80,000 miles of treadwear. How many years will tires last before aging out? Unfortunately it's impossible to predict when tires should be replaced based…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement


…sidewall areas, as well as any tires driven on while flat or with very low inflation pressure even for short periods of time are often damaged beyond repair and should be replaced. Driving on a tire while flat or with very low inflation pressure will permanently weaken the tire's internal structure, rendering…

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


…to the elements. While this gradual reduction in tire rolling resistance and minor increase in fuel economy may be too subtle to register during the tire's life on a tank-by-tank basis, the virtually instantaneous switch from worn tires to new tires (even if they are the same brand, type and size) will…

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Tire Tech Information - How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package


new, deeper treaded tires are more capable of resisting hydroplaning. NOTE: If your vehicle uses two different tire sizes, be sure to alert your installer. DIRECTIONAL TIRES ONLY Refer to the rotation arrow branding on the tire's sidewall. The arrow indicates the direction in which the tire should

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Tire Tech Information - Time to Re-Tire Your Trucks Spare Tire


…are not being used. Heat caused by hot climates or frequent high loading conditions can accelerate the aging process. You should replace the spare tire when you replace the other road tires due to the aging of the spare tire. While a spare tire may still have a new tread, its an old tire. Utilizing…

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Tire Tech Information - State Tire Fees Collected by Tire Rack


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