Michelin X TT | 550R16

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In 1949, Michelin set out to dominate the tire market with a considerable advance in technology. Its revolutionary radial construction of the Michelin X and later the Michelin X-Stop featured the special feature of separating the sidewall function from the crown function. The first major innovation from Michelin, the radial tire was first marketed as the "X" tire in 1949. The advantages of the radial Michelin X tire compared with the cross-ply tire could be clearly seen in all areas. Radial construction offered greater safety, grip and braking performance. Radials also proved economical to use, with double the wear mileage and a considerable reduction in fuel consumption. Drivers enjoyed increased comfort levels thanks to the flexibility of the sidewalls.

SPECIFICATIONS
SKU 64311
Brand Michelin
Weight (lbs) 16.0000
DOT Approved Yes
Product Size 550R16
Sidewall Style Blackwall
Width Bias Look Radial 5.50
Radial Aspect Ratio 80
Rim Diameter 16
Section Width (Actual) 7.10
Overall Diameter 27.80
Load Index 88
Speed Rating W
Recommended Rim Width 3.25 - 4.00
Tube Type or Tubeless Tube Type
Tire Construction Bias Look Radial
Michelin X TT | 550R16
Michelin X TT | 550R16 Michelin X TT | 550R16

Please Note

  • Bias Look Radial tires feature genuine radial tire construction with bias ply tire size, profile and styling. These tires are built in brand new molds using modern materials and tooling. Typically the sizing is the same as their Bias Ply equivalents with the addition of 'R' in the size value.

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