balloon tyre

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balloon tyre

n
(Automotive Engineering) a pneumatic tyre containing air at a relatively low pressure and having a wide tread
Translations

balloon tyre

, (US) balloon tire
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The Da Vinci QMX has three speeds, full suspension, 20-inch wheels with large balloon tyres.
Law-enforcement officers at an outlet selling balloon tyres.
Rising automobile sales, increasing demand for cost-effective Chinese tyres and imposition of a ban on balloon tyres are key trends emerging in Qatar tyre market, a statement said.
There were the gum-dipped balloon tyres, which were resistant to heat build up and ply separation and more cushioning for the car and its passengers.
Spoked 16in wheels and deep, balloon tyres - 130/90 front and 150/80 rear - add to this "slammed" appearance, in custom parlance.
While resting by the well, we were presented with an apple and a bottle of shampoo by a passing Bedouin driving his Toyota with huge balloon tyres.
Swamp buggies feature huge balloon tyres and gun racks and are built to cope with the vast, boggy mire known as Collier County.
Recently we conducted a study and found that substandard tyres and balloon tyres which are often used by youngsters in their vehicles are the main reasons for the growing number of accidents.
The company, which has annual sales of almost pounds 400,000, has just sold two of its Landeez wheelchairs - which have balloon tyres and marine grade steel - to enable it to travel on sand and through shallow water, to Whitby.
In the twentieth century tyres and tyre manufacturing underwent several fundamental changes, from solid rubber tyres to pneumatic tyres; first, high-pressure clincher tyres, then low-pressure balloon tyres, diagonal bias-ply tyres and finally radial tyres.
The easily dismantled American chair, which is built of marine-grade steel, with balloon tyres and a safety harness, is more than a match for challenging outdoor learning.
In 1963, David Tapp, 31, drove into the sea at Kingsdown, Kent, in an amphibious tractor complete with four huge balloon tyres.