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Unread 03-08-2012, 09:28 AM   #1
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Airless tires?

Anybody hear about these new airless tires, that are in a honeycomb design and you can see right through them? im curious to see if i could get my hands on some, anybody know any information that i might not know?:conf used:

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Unread 03-08-2012, 09:33 AM   #2
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Tweel. Google it, been around 10-20 years in different forms.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 09:34 AM   #3
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I haven't seen any for sale yet, but I have heard about them. They are made by Michelin. If you go to the Michelin website, they have a page for them. I can't remember which part of the site I found them on, but they are there.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 09:42 AM   #4
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They wont be for sale, prototype only for cars. Useable tires that only work on low speed applications.
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Unread 03-08-2012, 04:53 PM   #5
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Thanks guys! that atleast got me some information, glad you could all help
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Unread 03-08-2012, 05:45 PM   #6
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Thanks guys! that atleast got me some information, glad you could all help
Michelin is developing the same design tire for the military right now. Ran across that online the other day
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Unread 03-08-2012, 05:48 PM   #7
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Production models don't have an exposed honeycomb, they have walls like normal tires. The pics you see are just for show
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Unread 03-12-2012, 11:22 PM   #8
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I see em on skid steers all the time with gnarly tread on em. Doubt they are dot approved but neither is my right foot. They look cool however i would fear the honeycomb in mud. Ive often thought of skid steer tires, they can be had for cheap used and are literally TOUGHER than nails.
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