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The Development History of The Space Saver Spare
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1976 by SAE International in United States
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A review of the historical development of The B.F. Goodrich Space Saver Spare tire. The foldable tire concept was originated for aircraft applications and then later expanded for an emergency spare in the automotive industry. This paper includes a review of tire construction, molding techniques, safety valves, and the Consumer Education Program.
CitationMolick, S., "The Development History of The Space Saver Spare," SAE Technical Paper 760740, 1976, https://doi.org/10.4271/760740.
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