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      01-12-2013, 07:09 PM   #13

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Originally Posted by b1aze View Post
The treadwear rating is not universalized. It varies from brand to brand what each one means. A 200 in Dunlop may not be the same as a 200 in Michelin tires.
Then why is it called the "Uniform Tire Quality Grade"? I always thought it was established by the DOT, and the treadwear ratings were determined by driving on a government road course specifically to compare different tires/different brands comparative longevity.

I'm by no means trying to argue or claim you're wrong. It's just what I was always taught / led to believe...

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