new tires WOW

new tires WOW

PostBy: ken On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:20 pm

New Michelin Tires... Absolutely SCARY looking... Look for 'em in August.

These tires are made in
Greenville,
South Carolina , USA


SEE THROUGH TIRES
Radical new tire design by Michelin.
The next generation of tires.
They had a pair at the Philadelphia car show.


These tires are airless and are scheduled to be out on the market very soon.
The bad news for law enforcement is that spike strips will not work on these.
Just think of the impact on existing technology:
A. no more air valves...
B. no more air compressors at gas stations...
C. no more repair kits...
D. no more flats...
These are actual pictures taken at the South Carolina plant of Michelin
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: rockwood On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:58 pm

What about snow, slush, ice or mud getting caught around the spokes? Seems like that could throw balance way out of whack...?
Still a cool idea though.
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: samhill On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:08 pm

Man, maybe you could duct tape baseball cards to your shocks, wouldn`t that be cool.
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: AA130FIREMAN On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:21 pm

samhill wrote:Man, maybe you could duct tape baseball cards to your shocks, wouldn`t that be cool.

No duct tape, I always used cloths pins :D I had a rear tire tread separate from the cords on the interstate at 65, now that was scary :eek2: I now know not to judge tires by the tread, they were good but 6 years old and cracked, they don't make them like they used too. They were 8 ply truck tires and the summer heat did them in ,they had low milage by sat alot. The tire dealer said to cover them and park for extended periods on a wood block.
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: Paulie On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:32 pm

I was a cloth pin kid too!
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: brckwlt On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:47 pm

any word on what these will cost for a set of 4
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: Cap On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 5:07 pm

Wow, April Fools
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Re: new tires WOW

PostBy: WNY On: Thu Apr 01, 2010 6:09 pm

I saw those a couple years ago, they are actually REAL tires/wheels...or TWHEELS
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