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Is your tire cracking?


…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 goes deep below the surface—odds…

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Tire Tech Information - Rubber Cracking


…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. Depending on their…

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Tires Can Get Old, Too


…that a tire is old is the presence of numerous, tiny cracks in the sidewall. DETAIL SHOWING AGE CRACKS IN TIRE SIDEWALL The tires used on vehicles that are driven infrequently or accumulate low annual mileage are more likely to experience cracking because long periods of parking or storage interrupt…

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Replacement tires: When is it time?


…to replace tires. • If you cut or puncture the sidewall, or drove on a flat tire (or one with very low inflation)—you've probably damaged the tire beyond repair. It's probably time. • Never ignore a bubble, blister, bulge, large cut or cracks. Replacement tires are a must! These are just a few…

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What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?

What Does a Bubble in the Sidewall Mean?


…dangerous tire failure. While signs of shallow cracking on the sidewall rubber or minor irregular wear are of concern, the presence of a bubble in the tire sidewall is a major safety concern that needs to be addressed immediately. A bubble in the sidewall of the tire indicates that the inner liner has…

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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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Review of: Uniroyal Laredo HD/H


…this tire runs quiet and has a comfortable ride compared to many tires in this category. This type of service usually has tires replaced for sidewall cracking or other failure due to age. Beyond six years any tire becomes a high risk item especially during summer heat and highway driving. They are not…

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TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


…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, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction?…

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Do your tires have rim protectors?


cracks and crevices—the nemesis of any tire and wheel package. But if your tires have rim protectors, you might be able to avoid accidental damage. How can you tell if a tire has a rim protector? Generally speaking, you'll want to look for thicker rubber molded at key locations on the sidewall. Standard…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement


…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, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction?…

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Tire Tech Information - Determining the Age of a Tire


…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, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations/Bubbles Spare Tire Extinction?…

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Review of: Bridgestone Insignia SL


…stuck with Michelon Tires. After 110K on my little communter car %28GEO Prism%29 I decided to change my Michelins because of age and tire cracking on the sidewall. Decided to try out Bridgestone INSIGNIA S/L. Tire wear is terrible. After 24K miles they look worse than my Michelins did at 110K. I am…

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