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Old 05-18-2011, 02:57 AM
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im sure most have seen this by now but if not take a look and like the old saying goes.......

http://www.shadetreemechanic.com/mic...ire_design.htm

my only question is what happens when you get bogging through 3 feet of mud ???
 
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Old 05-18-2011, 09:25 AM
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it wont be catching on anytime soon i guarantee that
 
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:41 PM
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It sure hasn't in the past 15 years it's been on the intertoobs, that's for sure.
 
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its not practical what about tire roll and the fact that you can't adjust the tire for the driving conditions
 
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I saw this on future cars and they drive on it really hard. I do think that there will be aggressive treads available for offroad.
 
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most people dont bother adjusting air pressure for driving conditions anyway so for most thats not an issue.
 
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I heard about these about 2 years ago, we got one of those "surveys" in the mail at the shop, it didn't say who the manufacturer was they were just looking for input from people in the industry, we looked at it and laughed and tossed it. I see dont people giving up traditional tires any time soon for those.
 
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What happens when snow/mud get in there that will be a hell of a shake lol. The concept is great, we have the same design on our skid steer at work which is nice cause no more flats but they are expensive to buy! My boss paid something like 600 per tire!!
 
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I saw a program on History channel about these. The manufacturer said they would put a sidewall on them for offroad and snowy areas. The sideless version is for summer driving and for states like here in Az and Cali.
 
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I'll stick with my nitrogen filled Bridgestones, thank you.
 

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