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Old 09-01-2010, 09:14 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Around here if you don't have tread you don't pass inspection.

That said I usually have gotten new tires before they have been worn out. Quite un-eco, mostly in the name of safety.

If I wanted to be truly eco I would not own a car, work outside my house or be on the internet.

In my estimation many here are mileage bandits rather than trying to live with a minimum footprint. I am okay with that. It rather defines our culture.

Tires are a great way to improve economy but upgrades can't cost more than they save. They are not like buying a car they use themselves up in only a few years.

I would like to see data on which tires are the best.
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