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Tire Tech Information - Rubber Cracking


…eventually cause rubber to lose some of its elasticity and allow surface cracks to appear. The surface cracks that occasionally appear have been called many things; Weather Checking, Weather Cracking or Ozone Cracking. These small cracks typically develop in the sidewalls or at the base of the tread grooves…

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Tire Tech Information - Storing Tires


…Dry with a towel and let any remaining moisture thoroughly evaporate. DO NOT APPLY ANY TIRE DRESSINGS. Tire compounds are formulated to resist ozone cracking or weather checking. Place each clean and dry tire in its own large, opaque, airtight plastic bag (such as lawn and garden bags) for storing.…

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Is your tire cracking?


…elements, but eventually the elements get the best of them and that's when they begin to crack along the surface. Whether you call it "weather checking" or "weather cracking," maybe even "ozone cracking," it's cracking just the same. Most often you'll notice the damage along the sidewalls, and if the damage…

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Just Say No to Tire Cracking


Surface cracked tires are no longer the plague of RV owners and Classic cars. Tires today can last to the 80-100 thousandth mile. When exposed to sunlight and the elements they can develop those small cracks often referred to as weather checking, ozone cracking, or just plain sidewall cracking. Slight…

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Tire Tech Information - Manufacturer Tire Aging / Service Life Bulletins


…Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric and Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels and Tires Porsche N-Specification Tire Approvals Rubber Cracking Selecting the Right Tires Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations…
 

The Truth About Warranties


…which can include: feathered tread rim edges, cupping, diagonal wear, misalignment, worn or loose bearings * Failed or improper tire repair * Ozone cracking * Bead damage or improper mounting The above list includes a few of the general specific items that could cause issues. Some manufacturers have…

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