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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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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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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 - TIRES


tires without a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)? * Why can't I use only two winter tires? * Where do I find the tire identification numbers? What do they mean? View All WHEELS * Can I reuse my Original Equipment (O.E.) TPMS sensors instead of buying new sensors when I purchase new wheels? * How

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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 - Breaking in Your Tires


…-Spotted Tires (Due to Brake Lockup / Slide) Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking / Storage) Government Tire Approval Marks How Do I Compare Price vs. Value? How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions Hydroplaning Resistance...What Direction Should Your…

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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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Wheel Tech - How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package


…each tire and wheel to its final position on your vehicle. To prevent mistakes, actually set each wheel and tire around your vehicle just as race teams do for pit stops. Install New Pairs of Tires on the Rear Axle When tires are replaced in pairs, the new, deeper treaded tires should always be installed…

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


…prevent the absolute mpg values of this test from being compared directly against those of others. Larger differences in consumption between tires may indicate a difference that might be experienced on the road, while smaller differences should be considered equivalent. As they say, your mileage may…

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


…each tire and wheel to its final position on your vehicle. To prevent mistakes, actually set each wheel and tire around your vehicle just as race teams do for pit stops. Install New Pairs of Tires on the Rear Axle When tires are replaced in pairs, the new, deeper treaded tires should always be installed…

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