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What is "Radial"?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by DanGer, May 9, 2009.

  1. May 9, 2009 at 12:46 AM
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    DanGer

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    I guess I know what radial is, but why do I never see anyone running them around here? Or am I completely off track since tires may possibly be radial all around now??

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  2. May 9, 2009 at 12:52 AM
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  3. May 9, 2009 at 1:06 AM
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  4. May 9, 2009 at 1:09 AM
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    as for radial im not 10% shure on this but i think thats when the tire has the wire mesh in it to make it not be as rubbery

    any 1 wanna correct me on this??
     
  5. May 9, 2009 at 1:13 AM
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    it kinda feels good, dont usually get this much play in one night
     
  6. May 9, 2009 at 1:17 AM
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    yea im getting my whoreing in too
    i need to get my post count up if i ever wanna beat del for being best whore
     
  7. May 9, 2009 at 1:18 AM
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    yea your a long way away
     
  8. May 9, 2009 at 1:22 AM
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  9. May 9, 2009 at 1:45 AM
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    more whoreing that mesh sounds like it could be right, sure
     
  10. May 9, 2009 at 1:48 AM
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    ts eather radail or bias tires that have it im not shure
     
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  13. May 9, 2009 at 1:55 AM
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    id look it up but i have a bone in my leg therefor i cant do it
     
  14. May 9, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    bump anyone help?
     
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  16. May 9, 2009 at 1:44 PM
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    Thanks that actually what I read last night.

    That is what prompted me to ask. I was just confused with some brands aying radial and others don't.

    So Is it a safe bet to assume that most tires are radial
     
  17. May 9, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    glad you found your answer
     
  18. May 9, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    yeah... i guess they will put "radial" on the tire wall when they can't think of anything else better to put there... but all tires for the most part are
     
  19. May 9, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    I thought that some off-road tires are not radial. They are strictly for that use, but I think those are loader on the road.
     
  20. May 9, 2009 at 10:20 PM
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    Many extreme offroad tires are a bias ply...
     
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