Tires in the engine section????

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Tires in the engine section????

Post by oldhead » Wed Oct 15, 2014 12:52 pm

SORRY IF I AM WRONG SEC,But it seem the smarter guys are in here,after all I am here :D . How often should M/T front tires be replaced.Mine are M/T #1573 4 PLY I have them 8 years,20,000 miles,Alot of runs near 160,no cracks,no leaks Oldhead :D :D :D :D
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Re: Tires in the engine section????

Post by lefty o » Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:02 pm

id be replacing them, after 8 yrs they have got to be dried out.

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Re: Tires in the engine section????

Post by Kevin Johnson » Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:08 pm

Gotta love a longitudinal failure study.

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/esv/es ... 0496-W.pdf

See figure 5.

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Re: Tires in the engine section????

Post by Krooser » Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:20 pm

Unless they have been stored outside in the elements I wouldn't worry about them. But a good visual inspection would be a good idea.
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