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    Time 2 replace the tires

    With almost 7,000 km (4,300 miles) it was time to change all 4 tires. The old ones will last beyond 10,000 kms but I like to play it safe specially with the high temperatures and velocities they are subjected to.

    Re: Time 2 replace the tires

    Why do you feel that tyres with more tread are necessarily safer for higher speeds?

    All other things being equal, I always think that less tread thickness means less heat build-up.

    Stephen

    Re: Time 2 replace the tires

    mmmmm
    look @ those huge PCCB's

    Re: Time 2 replace the tires

    doing too many burnouts ha? interesting that the front needs replacing at the same time as the rear? normally it's the rear that wears out quickest. you must be really cornering that baby!

    Re: Time 2 replace the tires

    man already 7k kms with that beast??

    You must be really happy with her!!

    ha when are you going to post some videos ??

    Re: Time 2 replace the tires

    I was listening to the F1 coverage this Sunday from the Chinese Grand Prix. The commentator Martin Brundell said that Reubens Barrichello had flatspotted one of his tyres (the point when Webber and Button overtook him but Coulthard couldn't get past). Brundell added that a flatspot would cause temperatures to rise causing lack of grip. I'm no expert on this - just relaying what I heard...

     
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