Table 1


Vehicles and Test Conditions Used in Dr. Guenther's Testing

Vehicle Model Model Year Body Style Drivetrain Tires* Position of Tire Tread Separation** Test Program***
Ford Explorer 1993 4-Dr. 4X4 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Left Rear 3
Ford Explorer XLT 1993 4-Dr. 4X2 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Left Rear 3
Ford Explorer 1996 4-Dr. 4X2 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Left Rear 1
Ford Explorer 1996 4-Dr. 4X2 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Right Rear 2
Ford Explorer 1996 4-Dr. 4X2 Goodyear Wrangler RTS - OEM Left Rear 1
Ford Explorer 1996 4-Dr. 4X2 Goodyear Wrangler Radial - Replacement Left Rear 2
Ford Explorer 2000 4-Dr. 4X2 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Left Rear 1
Ford Explorer 1997 4-Dr. 4X4 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Left Rear 2
Ford Explorer 1999 2-Dr. 4X2 Firestone Wilderness AT - OEM Left Rear 2
Chevrolet Blazer 1996 4-Dr. 4X2 Uniroyal - OEM Left Rear 1
Jeep Grand Cherokee 1996 4-Dr. 4X2 Goodyear Wrangler Radial - OEM Left Rear 3
Jeep Cherokee 2001 4-Dr. 4X2 Goodyear Wrangler RTS - OEM Left Rear 1
Nissan Pathfinder 1992 4-Dr. 4X2 Bridgestone Dueler H/T - OEM Left Rear 4

*   This is the information provided in the documents supplied by Firestone and indicates whether the tires with which the vehicles were equipped were the same as the original equipment (OE) tires or were approved replacement tires.

**   This indicates the wheel position at which the tire from which the tread and outer tread belt was mechanically removed was fitted during the "detreaded" tests.

***   The testing reported in the Firestone Statement is indicated by "1," the testing reported in the Firestone Update is indicated by "2," the testing reported in the Firestone Supplement is indicated by "3," and the testing reported in the Firestone Final Report is indicated by "4."