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Old 09-27-2008, 02:20 AM   #12 (permalink)
extragoode
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Oden - '00 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab
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90 day: 14.93 mpg (US)

Nerdcycle - '81 Honda CM400E
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90 day: 61.16 mpg (US)

Bumblebee - '08 CF Moto V3
Motorcycle
90 day: 69.17 mpg (US)

Betty - '11 Honda Pilot Touring
90 day: 15.94 mpg (US)

Trouble - '06 Kawasaki Ninja
90 day: 74.69 mpg (US)
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Originally Posted by 95badbird View Post
Its just one of the many sounds that happens when you try and put a lot of torque to a tire....it wants to stick, and at the same time it wants to spin....but it won't(unless you overcome the actual limits of the tire itself)....I'm sure theres a much better explanation to it, but I don't know how to explain it very well.
I'm sure my slicks do it to, but you can't hear them over the exhuast and engine noise.
I'm sorry to be such a nerd about a stupid sound, but it's just fascinating that a tire can make that noise.
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