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How to buy authentic high-quality tires?

Car accidents caused by tire quality problems are often exposed, and those tire manufacturers are also subject to legal sanctions. So how to distinguish the authenticity of the tires and make out the advantages and disadvantages when purchasing tires? The issue has raised attention of many car owners. This article will tell the car owners some purchase tips of the tires, hoping to help those car owners choose the right tires.

Tires also have a "preservation period":

Food has the best edible period, and medicine has the shelf life, do you know tire also has the "preservation period"? The "preservation period" of ordinary car tires is 5 years. After 5 years, the tread rubber of the tire will be severely deteriorated, so the performance will be greatly affected. In addition to the declining performance, tires can also have a variety of problems, such as bulging or cracking.

So how do you judge the tire's production date? In general, when the tire is shipped from the factory, the worker prints four digits on the tire sidewall near the hub. The four digits are the tire's production date. The first two digits of the four digits indicate the week of tire production, and the last two digits indicate the year of tire production. Through these four figures, we can determine when the tire was produced. If the production date of the tire is relatively long (more than six months), it is likely to be inventories. We should ask the merchant to latest product.


Tire's production date

How to identify retreaded tires:

Of course, the above-mentioned "preservation period" of tires is only valid for genuine tires. If retreaded tires are encountered, the above rules will not be effective. The biggest difference between retreaded tyres and genuine tyres is the wear resistance. The mileage of retreaded tyres may be only half that of the genuine new tyres or shorter.


New tires 

Since the retreaded tire is a low-cost refurbishment, there is a big difference in appearance with the new tire. First, the surface of a retreaded tire will generally have a layer of wax that looks "bright" and will leave fingerprints on the tread with fingers. Pressing the tread of a new tire does not generally leave a mark. Secondly, pull the rubber tires and wear marks on the surface of the “new” tire. The authentic tire rubber is generally better in elasticity; secondly, gently scratch the surface of the tire with a key, and a genuine new tire will not leave scratches.


Retreaded tires

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