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  • It's Too Easy Not to Check Your Tread

  • …a dime? Better check your tread. During National Tire Safety Week and all through the year, get commuter confidence with these quick tips. Tire Rack TV Ad - The Waiting Room Category: Tires Length: (00:32) Tire Rack TV Ad - Searches Category: Other Length: (00:32) Testing Grand Touring All-Season…

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  • On Tread Life

  • …of tread life, not a guarantee. It is an assigned number that a manufacturer stamps on a tire’s sidewall. It is not based on standardized testing by the Department of Transportation, but from independent testing by privately hired vendors. The rating does not indicate how the tires were tested

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  • Winter Tire Test

  • The first week of August Tire Rack tested the new winter tires for 2010 on the local ice skating rink. This year's line-up for testing included the Bridgestone Blizzak WS70, a rework of the WS60 with deeper tread for improved deep snow traction and the Continental ExtremeWinterContact with improver…

  • Test Review of Blizzak WS70

  • …he had great experience testing the Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 and was able to compare its characteristics to the WS70 he installed on his vehicle. Here is his story:This past winter, I embarked on a 1200-mile (round-trip) drive with the Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 at full tread depth. With the tires…

  • Treading on Thin Ice

  • Today I tested the following tires at our local ice rink: Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60 Bridgestone Blizzak WS-60 Continental ExtremeWinterContact Dunlop Graspic DS-3 As I expected, the LM-60 did not provide the same level of stopping, starting and cornering traction as the others. Since it is a…

  • Test Driving the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

  • …introductory test, BFGoodrich brought Volkswagen GTis and Dodge Challenger SRT-8s for evaluation lapping on our test track. The vehicles helped demonstrate the tire's ability to handle applications ranging from sporty FWD compacts to high-powered RWD muscle. Carrying over the tread pattern of…

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  • BFGoodrich Invades Tire Rack's Test Track!

  • Recently we had the joy of testing the new BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2 tire on our test track using an array of vehicles supplied by BFGoodrich. (Shown to the left is my Ford Mustang GT next to a demo 2012 Camaro SS.) In an effort to demonstrate this new Ultra High Performance Summer tire's…

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