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Old 01-21-2004, 21:12   #1 (permalink)
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Retreads & Remoulds

What is the difference between retreads & remoulds? Or are they essentially the same thing?

Are they made differently to each other? Is one safer than the other?
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Re: Retreads & Remoulds

i also want to know the answer to this
can someone shed some light on this please?
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Re: Retreads & Remoulds

Retread - just the tread part is put on old tyre.
Remould - sides and tread is put on old tyre.
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Which is safer and are there any pros and cons?
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Personally, I wouldn't use either. I thought that remoulds would be better than retreads as the sidewall would be "reinforced".
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Cons - both are speed limited....
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So your saying you would prefer a cheap new korean made tyre like sava or barum over a remould?
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yeah - but double check the speed rating of the korean tyres.

Have had a remould warp on me, and I've seen retreads fail... I'd only use them as a last resort, and then only as a temporary measure.
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That is my intention. Only till I can afford new tyres, and decent ones at that! Cheers for that!
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no worries! And good luck with the 17's - get em before the mrs changes her mind!!!
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