Tag: howl

By on November 27, 2015

 

tires. shutterstock user m.mphoto

TTAC Commentator gtemnykh writes:

About 5,000 miles ago, I installed new General Altimax RT43 tires on my 2012 Honda Civic LX, a well-regarded tire according to most sources. Everything was great when I first had them installed: No noticeable increase in noise and much better wet grip.

It was only several thousand miles later that I noticed tire noise. It’s loudest between 40 and 50 mph and sounds like I’m riding around on snow tires. At highway speeds, it’s less noticeable or not at all.

My question: Have you heard of tires starting out more or less quiet, only to later get louder as they approach 5,000 miles?

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • desmo21: The Southeast Toyota Cartel has been doing these tricks since their creation in the...
  • kcflyer: The online car sellers are offering us nearly 37 grand for my sons two year old Ridgeline with 20,000 miles....
  • jmo2: They need Mexico for SUVs?
  • Syke: Welcome back, mate. How are you living with a vehicle that doesn’t have roll down windows on the back doors?
  • Syke: The inevitable ‘slag an EV’ comment that just has to be inserted, even though the article has nothing to do...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber