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Proper Storage of Winter Tires

Proper Storage of Winter Tires can extend the life of your tiresProper storage of winter tires during the summer months can help extend the service life of tires.  Once the weather warms up and snow has melted from the roadways, it is fun to replace stocky winter tires with sporty summer tires ready for beach weather.  To help guide you through storing your winter tires until next year, we have surveyed the service bulletins and owner’s manuals of most of the major tire manufacturers to provide you with a general guide of the tire industry’s best practices for tire storage.  While it may be impossible or impractical to follow each of these suggestions, particularly when storing large numbers of tires, the below information can help inform your decisions when storing tires for the summer.

Prior to Storing Winter Tires

During Winter Tire Storage

 

Removing Winter Tires from Storage

 



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Notes:

  1. Michelin’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage:  http://www.michelinman.com/tires-101/tire-care/tire-storage.page
  2. Tire Racks’ Guide on Proper Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  3. Michelin’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage:  http://www.michelinman.com/tires-101/tire-care/tire-storage.page
  4.  Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  5. Yokohoma’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage:  http://www.yokohamatire.com/assets/docs/tsb_112102.pdf (warning: pdf)
  6. Nokian’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage:  http://www.nokiantires.com/proper-storage
  7. Nokian’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage: http://www.nokiantires.com/proper-storage
  8. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  9. Michelin’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage http://www.michelinman.com/tires-101/tire-care/tire-storage.page
  10. Nokian’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage:  http://www.nokiantires.com/proper-storage
  11. Yokohoma’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage:  http://www.yokohamatire.com/assets/docs/tsb_112102.pdf
  12. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  13. Michelin’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage:  http://www.michelinman.com/tires-101/tire-care/tire-storage.page
  14. Yokohoma’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage:  http://www.yokohamatire.com/assets/docs/tsb_112102.pdf
  15. Michelin’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage:   http://www.michelinman.com/tires-101/tire-care/tire-storage.page
  16. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  17. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  18. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  19. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Winter Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37
  20. Tire Rack’s Guide on Proper Tire Storage: http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=37