Re: Re: Did Tire Cause Accident?

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Tires BBS ] [ FAQ ]

Posted by Koert on April 14, 1998 at 01:52:45:

In Reply to: Re: Did Tire Cause Accident? posted by Art Milek on April 13, 1998 at 15:01:40:

Hi Art,
Thanks for responding. The tire we're talking about looks like someone set the emergency brake and then dragged the car behind a tow truck, with the tire worn clear down through the belts.

Can that kind of wear develop slowly over time? I think that it's more
likely that the tire was shaved down after the collision, maybe during a
sideways skid with lots of vertical compression. I don't think the tire had
anything to do with the accident.

On my old VW squareback, I remember getting regular cupping patterns around
the perimeter of a tire, but I've never seen a tire worn down flat on just
one side. Does this occur with alignment problems?

Thanks for your help, I really appreciate it.


Follow Ups:

Post a Followup


Subject: Re: Re: Re: Did Tire Cause Accident?


Link URL:
Link Title:
Image URL:

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Tires BBS ] [ FAQ ]

Back to Autopedia Home Page

email image

Last modified 12/27/96. Copyright 1995, 1996 by AUTOPEDIA, all rights reserved. AUTOPEDIA, AUTO411, CAR-IQ, DEALERPEDIA, INTERLOT, SIMULSEARCH and INTERQUOTE-RFP are trademarks of AUTOPEDIA. All other trademarks, tradenames and/or service marks are the property of their respective holders.