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The Lifespan of a Tire


…contribute to maximizing tire life. Some possible areas of neglect and abuse that will shorten the lifespan include overloading or running the tire underinflated. Road hazards such as potholes or curbs or other punctures, cuts and impacts can result in irreversible damage. A tire's durability can be compromised…

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UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?


…customers in making their correct tire purchase. While certain performance standards are held standard, such as Traction Grades and Temperature Resistance, UTQG treadwear numbers are published by the manufacturer based upon their test findings of a tire's life expectancy. It's important to note that not…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…typical bias ply tires lasted less than 20,000 miles and were only expected to be in service for about two years. In the 1980s, early radial ply tires offered a treadwear expectancy of about 40,000 miles during four years of service. And by the turn of the century, many long-life radial tires extended treadwear…

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Winter Tech - How to Confirm a Winter Performer


…the tire manufacturer. When early radial ply tires were also found to deliver more snow traction than the straight rib, bias ply tires, the tire companies introduced all-season tires. Supported by advertising, all-season tires have presented an unspoken promise that they, throughout their life, can…

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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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Spend Less by Paying More? Why the Cheapest Tire is Not Always the Least Expensive.

Spend Less by Paying More? Why the Cheapest Tire is Not Always the Least Expensive.


…lowest priced tires, over the life of the product, we can see where they truly are a great value. Take for example the Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring with up to an 80,000-mile treadlife warranty. Competitive options in the Grand Touring All-Season category commonly have life expectancies in the 55…

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On Tread Life


…would like to talk about the Uniform Tire Quality Grade Standards (UTQG) rating of a tire. When created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), UTQG ratings were meant to give tire buyers a tangible interpretation of a tire's tread life expectancy, overall traction performance and…

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Tire Tech Information - Shaving Tires for Autocross / Track Use / Competition


tires typically provide their worst wet traction and their best dry performance just before they wear out. Its also important to remember that the heat generated every time a tire is driven activates bonding agents in the rubber. As this process is repeated continually throughout the tire's life, its…

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Tire Tech Information - Spare Tire Extinction?


…Your Tire & Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions Hydroplaning Resistance...What Direction Should Your Tires Go? Hydroplaning: The Role Tires Play Load Range/Ply Rating Identification Manufacturer Tire Aging / Service Life Bulletins Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel…

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Review of: Pirelli P600


…Both the P600 and the NCT were OEM tires for this car. Only the P600 is available now. The NCT was a slightly better performance tire overall, but I am satisfied with the P600. At this point in the cars life it is a show car that you can enjoy driving too, and this tire is ideally suited for that. The 6…
 

What Tire Performance Category Do I Need?


…all-seaon tire is not a dedicated winter / snow tire. Summer tires will offer higher levels of wet and dry traction, but trade ride comfort and tread life to get there. Take a look at a brief overview of some of the different performance categories: * Extreme Performance Summer - Tires in this category…

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Review of: Pirelli P600


…Both the P600 and the NCT were OEM tires for this car. Only the P600 is available now. The NCT was a slightly better performance tire overall, but I am satisfied with the P600. At this point in the cars life it is a show car that you can enjoy driving too, and this tire is ideally suited for that. The 6…
 
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