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Old 02-04-2012, 21:11   #1 (permalink)
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Very Important info to remember about New tires....

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Old 02-04-2012, 22:10   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Very Important info to remember about New tires....

Bert, I always believed the new tires should go on the front until I saw a similar video not too long ago. Thanks for posting
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I felt that way too but several years ago I saw a video that the Police department put out and it showed what would happen if a tire blew out, front vs. rear. That showed me that the best tires should go on the rear. They used rear drive cars but the reaction is the same.
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Re: Very Important info to remember about New tires....

I'm the same as you guys re. fitting new tyres to front .You learn something new every day .
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I worked as a mechanic for one Police agency and saw a video that the Police, (an academy and testing agency), did with rear drive Crown Vics and Caprices. They didn't use worn tires but set the car up to blow a tire out on the front and rear. They ran the cars at a high rate of speed and blew one or the other out to see the reaction. The car was easier to bring to a controlled stop and handled better with a front tire blown out then a rear. When the popped a rear, they would have run off the road had they not been on a track.
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