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Old 01-24-2005
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michlein has worked with honda to create a pretty innovative tire wheel combo for the 05 hondas.

its a wheel with a big plastic ring in the middle so that when the tire goes flat the tire rests on the platic ring for longer travel on flats. they are a ***** to change and you either have to go back to the dealershiop for new tires or you can go to some discount tire stores. i say some discount tires cause only a select few have the machines. my store in fort collins is one out of two stores in the state who have the machine.

pretty crazy stuff
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they're pretty interesting.. i wonder how they'd do in real life tho.. running thru cones on a closed track only shows so much.. i wonder how they'd hold up in snow and things like that.
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given the apce inside I'm sure it could get filled up with snow and possibly get the wheel outta balance, proly not anymore than a reg tire/wheel though.

I doubt this is gonna go anywhere, seriously. Is t really that hard to change a flat? or plug one for that matter? LOL so much for airing down the tires for the track...
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its a neat idea but you would think that over time those center supports would give out.
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