I'd say he needs to shim that limited-slip a bit and drop a couple pounds of
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> Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 4:06 PM
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> Subject: Re: Another Towing Tire
> That's a Michelin XZX you have there.
> Must have been filled with some solvent
> or run flat foam at some point.
> I uploaded a pic on a pair of smoked Pirelli P7
> on the link below.
> Tom Hendricksen wrote:
> > This tire was on my car when I picked it up. Since only two of the 4
> > tires would hold air reliably, and this was one of them the PO had it on
> > the front of the car for towing on a tow dolly with the rear wheels on
> > the dolly. In all I towed the car from LA to Portland, about 950 miles,
> > and had no problems at all. Then I used this tire on my parts car to
> > allow us to roll the car around the yard. Last I stored it beside my
> > house in the afternoon sun. The pictures will show you what happened
> > when a worn, but solid looking tire ruptured just sitting in the sun.
> > There are no smooth cuts here, just tearing.
> > http://www.fransfancies.com/datsun/ruptured_perelli_tire2.jpg
> > http://www.fransfancies.com/datsun/ruptured_perelli_tire3.jpg
> > I am lucky this time, but if I ever tow a car again it will be on a
> > trailer with very good tires.
> > Tom
> > 69 2000
> > Portland
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