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Ribbed, front, dirt track tire history?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bugsy, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Bugsy
    Joined: Dec 27, 2008
    Posts: 1,285

    Bugsy
    Member
    from Kansas

    I'm curious as to when these tires were first used? Were they a post war innovation, or did they see use prior to that? What companies (besides Firestone) manufactured them?
     
  2. R Pope
    Joined: Jan 23, 2006
    Posts: 3,309

    R Pope
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    The first ribbed dirt track tires were probably farm implement ribs, hence the rule against using them now!
     
  3. Bugsy
    Joined: Dec 27, 2008
    Posts: 1,285

    Bugsy
    Member
    from Kansas

    Oh..never thought of that!! That makes sense though.
     

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