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  • Determining the Age of a Tire | Tire Rack

  • …location, tire size and manufacturer's code, along with the week and year the tire was manufactured. "When it comes to determining the age of a tire, it is easy to identify when a tire was manufactured by reading its Tire Identification Number (often referred to as the tire's serial number)." Tires

  • Related Products: Vin | Tire Manufacture Date | Tire Code
  • 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."

  • Why Is There a White Film on My Tires? | Tire Rack

  • …comes off the tire during the first 500 (or so) break-in miles after installation. Additionally, tire manufacturers include additives in the rubber compounds that are designed to protect from sun, ozone, acid rain, age, and other environmental factors that try to break down the tire. These additives…

  • The Lifespan of a Tire

  • …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 when abused or damaged. This is why it is very difficult to determine the lifespan of a tire based on a calendar age. Tire

  • Tires Can Get Old, Too

  • …can a tire wear out, but it can also age. Even if your tire has plenty of tread depth left it can show signs of age and need replacement. The most notable indicator 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…

  • Review of: Bridgestone Dueler H/T D689

  • I bought this set of tires back in the summer of 2011, and I will be replacing this winter because of the tires age. The tires have plenty of tread, I wish I would post some pictures of the tires to show the quality of my Bridgestone tires.

  • Tire Replacement | Tire Rack

  • …stored. * All tires (including spare tires) manufactured more than ten (10) years previously should be removed from service and be replaced as a precaution, even if such tires appear serviceable and have not reached the legal wear limit. Related Links * Tire Aging: Part #1 * Tire Aging: Part #2…

  • Related Products: Old Tires | Sidewall Damage | Tire Repair
  • Is your tire cracking?

  • …might be time for a new tire. And typically, cracking only occurs later in the life of the tire but there are cases where it happens in the early years. Lucky for you, most tire manufacturers cover this in their warranties. Just in case. Take good care of your tires and you'll prolong the inevitable…


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