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Old 04-27-2017, 01:46 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I had a set of the really nice European Klebers (they changed when they set up manufacturing in the USofA) on my 1956 sunroof Beetle. I parked it on dirt at my brother's place for 18 months and some micro-organisms in the soil ate the tread off one of them! The flat spot made the tire unusable.

jamesqf — pneumatic tubes of a given wall thicken can withstand more pressure in a small diameter, less as the diameter grows.
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