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Old 09-26-2012, 09:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
CRR is improved as the tire wears.
Do you have a link that substantiates your claim (not that I disagree with it)?

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Originally Posted by mcrews View Post
Yeah, a slick tire is aerodynamic......so? The chance of an accident has increased exponentially.

It's useless for driving.
Do you have a link that substantiates your claim?

To the contrary, I've heard that slicks improve road performance on dry, solid surfaces. I'm to believe that tread exists for loose or wet surfaces, and that is why slicks are used when racing.

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Originally Posted by ecomodded View Post
Braking distance is severely affected by tread wear, a worn tire takes 50 to a 100% longer distance to come to a panic stop then a new tire.
I'll take the braking ability of a new tire over the RR of a worn tire anytime.
Do you have a link that substantiates your claim? This one I highly doubt. Your claim is that stopping distance is doubled for a worn tire, which doesn't seem possible.

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Originally Posted by ConnClark View Post
Tire rolling resistance reaches its minimum value in the first 5000 miles on passenger car tires. After that the sidewalls and belts loose their stiffness which increases the rolling resistance.
Do you have a link that substantiates your claim?
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