Puncture-Proof Tires Revealed by GM and Michelin

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Puncture-Proof Tires Revealed by GM and Michelin

Postby FlyingPenguin » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:15 am

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Re: Puncture-Proof Tires Revealed by GM and Michelin

Postby reno » Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:41 pm

I heard about these tire some years ago. I thought the idea went wayside . now i just read there being tested again . wonder if they ever make it to the general public .if they work on lets say vettes and sports car if they make it to the general public .

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Re: Puncture-Proof Tires Revealed by GM and Michelin

Postby Err » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:02 am

The one big downside I see with these are that the rubber is bonded to the wheel. Every time you replace them, you have to replace the wheel too. However, for service vehicles and fleets, this would be a great idea.

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Re: Puncture-Proof Tires Revealed by GM and Michelin

Postby Pugsley » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:50 am

I hope those are just prototypes. With the open walls shit can get in and cause imbalance. I hope production has a sidewall of some kind.


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