Can you put regular tires on PAX wheels?

Can you put regular tires on PAX wheels?

PAX wheels are specially designed to use with PAX tires ONLY, you can not fit any regular tires on those rims at all.

Are PAX tires still available?

She said that Michelin decided to discontinue PAX because automakers had several other choices in run-flat technology and that there was “slow growth of the extended-mobility tire segment in general.” That equipment is available primarily at Michelin or Honda dealers.

How long do PAX tires last?

They were rotated only a few times, wore evenly, never needed to be balanced and towed probably around 60% of their life. They were great tires. Although the comparison to the PAX tires are apples and oranges, based on those truck tires lasting so long, I would think the PAX tires should last longer than 30,000 miles.

What type of TYRE is Pax?

The Michelin PAX is called a system because it is basically a special wheel and an insert inside the wheel without this the PAX system it would not function. The PAX system came about from the need for a tyre that could run flat with out air.

How long is a tire good for?

It may be tentative, but tires do have an expiration date. There is a general consensus that most tires should be inspected, if not replaced, at about six years and should be absolutely be swapped out after 10 years, regardless of how much tread they have left.

What tires are on a Bugatti Veyron?

The Veyron uses Michelin Pilot Sport PAX tires that are bespoke for the Bugatti. They’re like no other rubber on the road. For one thing, the company glues them to the wheel.

What is a zero pressure TYRE?

Run flat tires have specific technology to allow you to drive for a limited distance at a reduced speed after a puncture or a drop of tire pressure. MICHELIN® Zero Pressure (ZP) tires provide run-flat technology that allows you to drive up to 50 miles at 50 mph with a flat tire.

What does the PAX system do on a Michelin tire?

The core of Michelin’s PAX system is the semi-rigid ring installed onto the rim using special equipment. It provides support to the tire and its sidewall to allow emergency operation at limited speed until such time as the tire can be replaced.

Is there a toll free number to replace a PAX tire?

There is a toll free number to call to find the nearest location. Part of the PAX warranty is to replace any PAX wheel-tire system that has a problem with air loss with a brand new package so that you will be quickly on your way, even if it is just a simple puncture. Will Michelin’s innovation eventually put an end to the spare tire?

Can a Honda Odyssey be driven on a PAX tire?

Touring Model Informational Display: If air pressure in a tire drops significantly on a vehicle designed to use a PAX system, a message appears on the multi-information display telling the driver it is OK to keep driving on the PAX wheel. This is because a PAX tire can be driven on even when it is significantly under inflated or flat.

What’s the name of the Michelin spare tire system?

In their vision of the future, the only spare tires you will see will be around some people’s waists. Michelin’s innovation is a new tire system called PAX. It is dubbed a “system” because these tires require a special wheel and an insert in order to work.

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