Date: Thu, 23 Dec 1999 12:05:10 -0800
From: Johannes <johannes.andersennopsamel.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: V rated tires really necessary ?


Unfortunately, the UK annual MOT inspection require V rated tyres for cars with manufacturers top speed over 130 MPH. This is silly since the national speed limit is 70 MPH. "John R. Weiss" wrote: > > Actually, there is no reason whatsoever to use V-series for normal (or even > moderately aggressive) driving in the US. H-rated tires will more than > suffice, and last longer. > ----------------- > John Weiss > Seattle, WA > remove *nospam* from e-mail address for reply > > Stephen McCracken <stephenmccrackennopsaml.msn.com> wrote in message > news:ePJEaTOT$GA.332nopsamnbbsa03... > > The Saab 9000 turbo calls for V rated tires but are they really necessary ? > > The cost per tire is about 2X a S or T rated. If one drives conservatively > > and doesn't take corners too sharply, won't the lesser rated tires suffice ? > > > >

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