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Old 03-07-2006, 09:36 AM   #171
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New is scary sometimes.

Siping keeps your tires cooler in the summer, but increases traction by providing thousands of tiny gripping edges.

That traction is of HUGE benefit in the winter, especially in icy and wet conditions.

My tire store sipes the tires they sell because they know it extends tread life. They do it in a sense to give their own tire warranties a little breathing room.

Siping isn't new technology, but only caught on recently (last couple years) as siping machines became more prevalent.

http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/tireSiping.dos

http://www.tirefactory.net/siping.htm

http://www.sipers.com/sipers/zipsearch.html

http://www.tsissg.com/product-catego...sp?catid=Siper

Pics of the siping on the 95, made a world of difference with no-grip generic tires that came on the car:
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:41 AM   #172
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Question still holds...

Did you find anywhere in the northeast that does it?
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:46 AM   #173
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Call around. Most tire shops should do siping nowadays. I got mine at Discount Tire, and the siping makes a noticable difference in the rain, stopping and starting. Even on the ice, but on MN ice, nothing stops.....
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Did you find anywhere in the northeast that does it?
Gimme your zip again.
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Old 03-07-2006, 09:56 AM   #175
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Less than 20 miles from you:
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Strong Corporation 26 Pleasant St. Easthampton, MA (413)527-3430

17.5
Less than 100 miles from you:
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Bruhms Tire 99 Lincoln Ave. Saugus, MA (617)233-2223

93.0
J & J Miles Rubber Co 160 E Merrick, Freeport, NY (516)623-6100

96.4

Within 25 miles of me:
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Hanson'* Tire Factory 906 Old Salem Rd Albany, OR (541)928-6625

0.0
Gary & Merle Tire 906 Old Salem Road Albany, OR (503)928-6625

0.0
Les Schwab Tire Center #019 2275 *. Santiam Hwy Lebanon, OR (541)258-8168

0.0
Les Schwab Tire Center 2925 Santiam Highway SE Albany, OR (541)926-2226

1.0
Schendel Tire 33923 Hwy 99 East Tangent, OR (503)928-3133

5.0
Les Schwab Tire Center #029 2119 Nw 9th St Corvallis, OR (541)752-3413

10.0
Les Schwab Tire Center #244 2220 Sw 3rd St. Corvallis, OR (541)757-1193

11.7
Les Schwab Tire Center #214 1710 Monmouth St. Independence, OR (50338-6340

13.9
Cascade Tire Factory 1795 12TH St SE, PO Box 3578 Salem, Oregon 503-581-3467

16.3
Cascade Tire Factory 1795 12th Street Se Salem, OR (503)581-3467

16.3
Like I said, if you're interested, I might be able to arrange a local discount when you get here.
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Edit:

These shops listed are just the shops that use ONE type of machine (manufacturer). There are other types out there.

We should probably get this back on Morty'* topic. I think we beat siping to death again!
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These shops listed are just the shops that use ONE type of machine (manufacturer). There are other types out there.

We should probably get this back on Morty'* topic. I think we beat siping to death again!
Morty would say it is good club contributing stuff. I know he would
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I agree with Boosty. This is good stuff..
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