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Old 08-10-2011, 10:45 AM   #1
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Long Term Tire Storage

Okay, this might seem like a daft question, but oh well...

I have an en extra set of tires that will be stored long term (at least 2 years). Would it be better to keep them outside (but out of the elements) or inside? Or does it really even matter? I don't want the tires to dry out to the point where they become unusable.
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inside it always better

after two years in the sun and rain the odds are the tires will start cracking.
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room temp...somewhere dark
I wrap my hoosiers in black bags and store in heated crawl space.
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Is there any particular reason why you want to keep these tires stored for so long?
Wouldn't it make more sense to sell them now and just buy new tires 2 years from now?
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