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Old 02-11-2018, 11:57 AM
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and storing on wheels deforms the tyres Maybe store on stands with wheels off and hubs supported?
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I picked up some tyre savers/cradles from another member here: https://www.manomano.co.uk/wheel-cho...oppers-1647545 and also over inflate the tyres whilst it's SORN.
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I picked up some tyre savers/cradles from another member here: https://www.manomano.co.uk/wheel-cho...oppers-1647545 and also over inflate the tyres whilst it's SORN.
This is the correct way to do it, if you haven't got the cradles then a few extra pounds will do as it would have to stand for a very long time with low pressure to misshape a tyre
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Originally Posted by Daytona-Dave View Post
This is the correct way to do it, if you haven't got the cradles then a few extra pounds will do as it would have to stand for a very long time with low pressure to misshape a tyre
Good to know, thanks!
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Originally Posted by Daytona-Dave View Post
This is the correct way to do it, if you haven't got the cradles then a few extra pounds will do as it would have to stand for a very long time with low pressure to misshape a tyre
Nah the correct way is to drive it
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Nah the correct way is to drive it
This is also quite true, except for the fair weather drivers
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Originally Posted by Nottm_S2 View Post
Nah the correct way is to drive it
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This is also quite true, except for the fair weather drivers
Have a look at the arches of my old car to see the effects of driving it through the winter...
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and storing on wheels deforms the tyres Maybe store on stands with wheels off and hubs supported?
i would rather replace tyres than ruin the bushes and rust the exposed shock shafts...

Also my other s2000 has been stored for 2 years now and is driven only twice a year and tyres always 'round back up' once warm..
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Absolutely correct
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