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Old 03-25-2014, 09:46 PM   #8 (permalink)
KrautBurner
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90 day: 23.2 mpg (US)

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90 day: 51.55 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by Old Mechanic View Post
Lots of 80+k tires will dry rot before you wear them out. Had that happen to my father in law when his Michelins were dry rotted with 90% of the tread left.
Most LRR tires a not super long lasting, they have less tread depth and weigh less. That can be more than offset by fuel savings.

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Mech
that's not a worry of mine
my commute is 60 miles each way, 5 days a week. (30,000 miles/year)
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2005 GTO 6.0 V8 (600hp)

1991 Geo Metro 1.0 3/5 base

2010 Prius II (replaced 2001 Tahoe 5.3 V8 April 2014)

1994 F-350 7.3 TurboDiesel (Rollin' Coal)
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