How To Read Tire Age

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How To Read Tire Age
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  • How Old Are the Tires I Buy?

  • …translates to the 51st week of 2007. Prior to 2000, the tire industry assumed that a tire would not be in service longer than ten years. As such, the date code consists of only three digits, two for the week and one for the year. For more information, read "Determining the Age of a Tire."

  • Best Tires for Chevrolet Camaro

  • …it's time to change the tires on your RS or SS Camaro be sure to consider what you want most from your tires and choose something that best fits your everyday driving needs. For more help shopping for Camaro tires, read "Looking to Buy the Best Tire, But Not Sure Which One? Tire Rack Has…

  • Are My Tires Too Old?

  • …the tire is exposed to the elements. For example, your under-the-truck-bed mounted spare is considered in use. Do you have a spare sitting on the back of your Jeep? That's considered in use, too. You can check the production date of your tire very easily to see how old it is. Read "How Old…

  • Not Enough Space in Your Garage?

  • …storage only Retaining its color and strength after years of use, buy Tire Garage after you purchase new auto tires for the winter and summer season to keep tires clean and protected. Read "Storing Tires" to see how heat and exposure to the elements can influence a tire's aging process.

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