Re: DOT street and strip tires
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Re: DOT street and strip tires



Thanks for the link Gary. I knew that information was available but did not know where to find it........................MO

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:19:02 AM UTC-5, 62-65-mail...@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I have not, but the protections in place through the Department of Transportation won't allow a new tire to be manufactured and sold in the US without meeting basic safety standards. You can see these ratings of the tire on the sidewall. https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=172

As for "recommended for automatic transmission" I don't see how a tire would know the transmission style. It's more likely a computer programmer's way of linking together all parts for a specific vehicle, that is 1999 Dodge trucks with automatic transmissions. In other words, more marketing than technical. In any case, almost all vehicles sold in the US are now automatics. Which is too bad for many reasons, like the left leg exercise automatic drivers miss out on.  :)

Thanks,
Gary H.
>  -------Original Message-------
>  From: MO  
>  Has anyone here tried the  "Nitto " brand tires ?  How you like them ?
>  Quality any good? ... These are somewhat lower priced than  the "name
>  brand" ones.
>  I like that they  have a little more rain grooves in them.   I
>  notice that some tires from Summit  say they are recommended for
>  automatic transmission.  Guess they are trying to say they get too
>  much traction  for a 4 speed
>  driveline?.......................................MO
>  

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