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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.

  • Tires Can Get Old, Too

  • …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 on vehicles that are driven infrequently or accumulate low annual mileage are more likely to experience cracking because long periods of parking…

  • Is your tire cracking?

  • …"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 are good it just might be time for a new tire. And typically, cracking only occurs later…

  • Rubber Cracking | Tire Rack

  • …the tire is exercised...The repeated stretching of the rubber compound actually helps deter cracks from forming." 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…

  • Tire Replacement | Tire Rack

  • tire's internal structure, rendering it more susceptible to catastrophic failure. * Tires that exhibit any bubbles, blisters or bulges, or have large cuts, cracks or other significant damage from road hazards in the tread, shoulder and/or sidewall areas should be replaced. Only inspecting the tire's

  • Vibration Diagnosis Flow Chart | Tire Rack

  • …Reader it's available free from Adobe for a variety of computer platforms. Related Links * Diagnosing Tire Pull * Driving Through Tire Blowouts * Flat Tire Repairs * Rubber Cracking * Sidewall Indentations, Undulations & Protrusions SERVICE WITH A SMILE Need help choosing the right products for…

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  • Review of: Firestone Precision Touring

  • …electing to do replacements at this time is because the Firestones were manufactured in Sept. 2012 though not bought and placed in service until June 2013 so they are now six years old and showing small signs of sidewall dry cracking. Overall a very good tire and well worth the mid-range price.

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  • Review of: Firestone Precision Touring

  • …electing to do replacements at this time is because the Firestones were manufactured in Sept. 2012 though not bought and placed in service until June 2013 so they are now six years old and showing small signs of sidewall dry cracking. Overall a very good tire and well worth the mid-range price.

  • Review of: Sumitomo SRIXON4

  • …Light snow/ice traction is not great either. On the plus side, no problems with balancing, belt shift or quality and the tires are just now showing minor tread and sidewall cracking after 3 years outside including one spent in the SoCal sun.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E I%27ll be replacing them…


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