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Will Goodyear Make Tires Out of Soybeans?

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Apparently so. Last July, Goodyear announced that they have been experimenting with replacing the petroleum-based oils in their tires with soybean oil. Goodyear predicts that the first soybean oil tires will be available in the tire marketplace sometime in 2015. There’s A Lot More to Soybean Oil Than Just P.R. Goodyear and other tire manufacturers have been actively working to …

Will Goodyear Make Tires Out of Soybeans? was last modified: July 30th, 2019 by Tires-Easy

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When is it Time for Replacement Tires?

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The best way to know when to replace your tires is to set a time to check them once each month and you will most likely discover problems before they become dangerous. This is a great time to keep an eye on your air pressure too. Keeping your tires at the proper psi will help avoid many serious tire problems. …

When is it Time for Replacement Tires? was last modified: July 30th, 2019 by Tires-Easy

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Asymmetrical Tires – Multitaskers of the Tire World

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The engineers that design passenger tires always have to mix and match. Tires with great traction on dry roads must also provide sufficient traction for when the roads are wet. Tires with highly responsive cornering and breaking must also provide a reasonable tread life. Tire manufacturers routinely mix tread patterns, rubber compounds, and general tire architecture to create multi-talented tires. …

Asymmetrical Tires – Multitaskers of the Tire World was last modified: July 30th, 2019 by Tires-Easy

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Directional Tires – Known for Their Good Looks and Performance

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The real reason Directional Tires have such a dramatic and eye catching tread pattern, is that tire engineers used strong V-shaped grooves to design a tread pattern to resist hydroplaning on wet roads. Those deep grooves evacuate road water by forcing the water from the middle of the tire, at the point of the V, to the sides of the …

Directional Tires – Known for Their Good Looks and Performance was last modified: July 30th, 2019 by Tires-Easy

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Tires Don’t Just Grow in the Desert, or Do They?

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In May 2013, Bridgestone Tires Corporation announced that it will soon start construction on its guayule rubber research center in Mesa, Arizona. Guayule is a scrubby desert plant that grows in the United States and northern Mexico and produces natural rubber. Bridgestone representatives emphasize that there is a long road of research and development before guayule rubber might turn out …

Tires Don’t Just Grow in the Desert, or Do They? was last modified: July 30th, 2019 by Tires-Easy