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Re: [EVDL] Low Rolling Resistance Tires

it would interesting to know what numbers they have
for rolling resistance.

I have been unsuccesful in getting this data, other
than the greenseal article.


--- "Osmo S." <[email protected]> wrote:

> Nokian tires is a Finnish company, so their tires
> are widely used
> here in Finland. They are in general considered to
> be good quality
> products. I can try to find more info (numeric data)
> of this LRR tire
> if someone is interested.
>
> Osmo
>
>
>
> David Roden kirjoitti 6.8.2007 kello 8.48:
>
> > On 5 Aug 2007 at 12:47, [email protected]
> wrote:
> >
> >> None of these LRR tires seem to be available in
> 165/R15 sizes.
> >
> > Nokian i3 tires are available in that size. The
> UK version at
> > least is
> > advertised as reduced rolling resistance : "The
> ecological nature
> > of the
> > Nokian i3 is particularly evident in two features.
> Similar to other
> > Nokian
> > tyres, no high aromatic oils are used in the
> manufacturing process.
> > The tyre
> > is also economical: it rolls easily and consumes
> little fuel."
> >
> >
>
http://www.nokiantyres.com/passengercars_product_en?product=1170571
> >
> > http://tinyurl.com/2s2nwf
> >
> > The i3 is also offered in the US :
> >
> >
>
http://www.nokiantires.com/en/tire_i3.aspx?season=summer
> >
> > I don't know for certain that the US tire
> compounding is the same,
> > and I
> > don't know who you'd ask. The US webpage has no
> equivalent to the
> > above
> > statement.
> >
> > Perhaps, for a small fee, someone in the UK would
> be willing to
> > ship you a
> > set of Nokian i3 tires. (I fear that the shipping
> would not be cheap,
> > however.)
> >
> > I've had pretty decent results from Nokian NRT2
> tires, and I think
> > these may
> > be the current equivalent.
> >
> > David Roden - Akron, Ohio, USA
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