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tire info needed

i am looking to purchase a heated tire lug cutter

i have no luck finding any dealers in canada

sooo does anyone know where i can purchase 1 in the u.s using paypal

basically like this 1

http://www.4x4wire.com/tech/grooved_tires

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it's called a "tire siping"

tire sipe - Google Search

or just google "tire siping tool"
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i am actually looking for the tread block cutter

could not remember the name at the time i posted

thanks for update

i am aware of the siping tool

i need the cutter tool to cut excess rubber off
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sounds like something I should do. don't know if I get my self to dice up my newer tires though.
they say you can do it with a regular adjustable utility knife if you have a softer tread compound.
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i am actually looking for the tread block cutter
oh. nm.
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a heated tread cutter makes it so much easier though
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i am actually looking for the tread block cutter

could not remember the name at the time i posted

thanks for update

i am aware of the siping tool

i need the cutter tool to cut excess rubber off
It's the same thing, siping and tread block cutting. I have it done to my tires.
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i did not know anyone else new what this tool was ill talk to my boss and see if i can get one from him to sipe ur tires it is a lot of work plan on 2-3 hours each tire
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ya it takes a while to groove tires but the results are worth it
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hmm. i always thought they were 2 different tools

on a lighter note* i think i found my turbine rims in cambridge
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these are the tires i a looking at

Firestone Destination M/T

excellent for mud and snow , but they need siping though

i wonder what the u.s price would be ( we get raped up here for tire prices )
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