4842Re: [solectria_ev] Roll Resistance Tires
- Jan 6, 2009Does anyone have a copy of the pdf on the Greenseal tire rolling resistance?
If so, would you please share?
The link below does not have it any more.
Noel P. Luneau wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> This is my tire selection post on the Sumitomo HTR 200, in 2005.
> For anybody interested in better gas mileage (Not that my Metro uses
> gas), Low Rolling resistance tires can increase gas mileage up to 5 mpg.
> There is a good article from GreenSeal here:
> I just put on inexpensive Sumitomo HTR 200 tires in 175/70HR-13's. Big
> improvement in handling, especially in turns, over my previous M+S
> tires. They are also quite reasonably priced and score well in
> TireRack.com reader surveys:
> I also put on some aluminum fully enclosed hub caps on to reduce drag.
> Noel L
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> Subject: [solectria_ev] Roll Resistance Tires
> I will be needing to get new tires for my Force Selectria in the next
> two weeks. I bought some Doral tires at Goodyear last week to replace
> the original Goodyear tires that were on the car. The original
> Goodyear tire was not available so I put on the only tire they had in
> stock the Doral. Normally it takes about 76 amp hour to get home on
> the old goodyear tires but with the Doral tires it took 82 amp hours
> to get home. I tryed it again and the next time it took 83 amp hours so I
> changed them out with my gas power Geo metro. This set of tires are
> worn out so I will have to replace them very soon. The trip home with
> the worn out tires was 77 amp hours.
> I am looking now to buy some tires that are low roll resistance tires
> but can not find any reliable information. If any body know what tires
> I should get please let me know. I am currently looking at buying a
> Toyo Tourevo or a Kumho Spectrom.
> Eric Fisher
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