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Old February 1st, 2012, 10:22 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by High Center Hancho View Post
sipping also generates heat in the tire...as all those little flexing bits tread to rub on one and other creating heat...we used to run sipped tires in the rain and on really cold days to generate the heat to get them to work
When I worked in a tire shop we sold it on the theory that siping created more surface area to disapate heat and increasing the life of the tire.

I had also seen agressive tires that had been siped come back with big chunks missing.
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