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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.

  • Related Products: Ozone Cracking | Cracked Tires | Rv Tires
  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • Replacement tires: When is it time?

  • …long 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…

  • How Tough is the New BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2?

  • …mounted them on wheels and dropped them from the sky. With the majority of all-terrain tires' punctures happening in the sidewall area, BFGoodrich paid special attention to reinforcing the sidewalls with technology from their off-road racing Baja T/A KR2. Some sizes of the All-Terrain T/A…

  • Related Products: Sidewall Puncture
  • Vibration Diagnosis Flow Chart | Tire Rack

  • …Flow Chart (PDF) If you need to download a copy of Adobe's Acrobat 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

  • Related Products: Vibration
  • 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…

  • Driving Through Tire Blowouts | Tire Rack

  • …drive "through" tire blowouts to maintain vehicle control and worry about determining the cause of the problem later. Remember: These are techniques, not guarantees. Please drive safely. Related Links * Diagnosing Tire Pull * Flat Tire Repairs * Rubber Cracking * Sidewall Indentations, Undulations…

  • Related Products: Cut Sidewall | Sidewall Damage

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