Re: [DML] Tires too old?
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Re: [DML] Tires too old?


I've been told that it is not critical that your front and rear tires
match, but it helps if the tread patterns are as similar as possible.

But I may have been told wrong.

By the way, before I bought it, my car had Dunlop GTs installed and
"force balanced" (whatever that means) at DMC Florida. For me, they're
fine tires, but I've no idea how much they cost or if they are still

Drat -- I started out this e-mail with the intention of being helpful. Oops. LOL

Farrar Hudkins
#2613 (auto)

On 4/4/08, Tom Tait <TTait@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Our new D has ancient tires on the rear, but the date code on the Yokohamas on the front is 2001. They still have good tread and no cracking etc - what does the collective wisdom here think?
> BYW - the model name of the tire is ASSOH - not sure how I feel about that either - havn't they heard of focus groups? I guess the name is irrelevant if the wheels keep turning.
> Tom
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]


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