age of tyres

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age of tyres

Postby estepona1999 » Sun Apr 24, 2016 5:52 pm

someone told me that tyres have a date of manufacture on the wall of a tyre.Is the date shown as normal ie month/year or is it shown in a different format,what do I look for? Thanks

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Re: age of tyres

Postby ManyMinors » Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:06 pm

Generally a week then year. For example 3209 means: Week 32 in 2009.

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Re: age of tyres

Postby estepona1999 » Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:42 pm

Thanks for that

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Re: age of tyres

Postby SteveClem » Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:33 pm

Goes against the grain to ditch an old tyre with plenty of tread left, but the rubber does deteriorate.


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