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    I have a 2003 coupe with 25k miles. It still has the original tires on it. The tires have decent tread, no dry rot, and no visible damage. Are these tires safe for normal highway driving?

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    Probably not safe.
    Tires do age - even sitting on the shelf, they age. While that may look okay, they should be replaced.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brent f View Post
    I have a 2003 coupe with 25k miles. It still has the original tires on it. The tires have decent tread, no dry rot, and no visible damage. Are these tires safe for normal highway driving?

    Technically no. Any tire 7-10 years old should not be driven regularly. That is why you should check the born on date on any new tire you purchase.

    I would not drive on 16-17 year old tires.
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