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Re: Goodyear Infinitread
At 02:43 PM 4/5/96 -0500, Bryan Bowen wrote:
>Guys & Gals,
>My brother works at a Goodyear store at home and mentioned briefly these
>tires that are *supposed* to last *forever* (after three years, the owner
>is responsible for half the replacement cost).
>I saw the ad on T.V. the other day, but I am real skeptical? Anyone have
>any imput on these. I can't believe they would be good for high speed as
>the tread has to be soooooo hard!
As luck would have it, I just got some info on these recently. What
Goodyear did was reduce the sidewall and make it rather stiff, then they
used a moderate compound to produce a very deep tread. These tire were not
intended for high speed use nor would I try to use them as high performance
tires. They were intended to last a looong time, and that they probably
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