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Huntindog

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Posted: 07/06/19 06:02pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Uh oh. This is how it always seems to start.
Grand Design Forum wrote:

. Always check your tires! I found a sidewall bubble on one of the brand new Goodyears. Got it swapped the day before we left.



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Posted: 07/06/19 06:34pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

After you dump the china bombs, 3 things to remember with tires.... 1-Check pressure before you depart, 2- Check pressure before you depart, 3-Check pressure before you depart. And if you want to, check pressure at the fuel stops..

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Or install a tire pressure monitoring system and check regularly while driving instead of every 2-4 hours. Low pressure is not just going to conveniently happen at your rest stops and fuel stops.

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Posted: 07/06/19 07:28pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Or run good quality LT tires if they fit yer covered wagon.

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I wouldn't be too concerned about a couple of reports about any tire. Now when we see the same issues across the trailering world (rv and non RV) on a regular basis like we've seen in the past then its time to look for a better tire.

Or the tire had a event with a curb or obstacle and severally bruised the tires carcass.


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Posted: 07/06/19 09:42pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

JIMNLIN wrote:

I wouldn't be too concerned about a couple of reports about any tire. Now when we see the same issues across the trailering world (rv and non RV) on a regular basis like we've seen in the past then its time to look for a better tire.

Or the tire had a event with a curb or obstacle and severally bruised the tires carcass.

This tire was brand new, freshly installed. and about to go on it's first trip.
I hope you are right.
But this seems a lot like the movies I have seen before. A new ST tire comes out, everyone rushes to buy them, a honeymoon period ensues, where everyone reports early sucess stories. Then failure reports start appearing. Slowly at first, and everyone denys it,,, then it happens with increasing frequency.
It happened with the Maxxis, and with two subsequent Carlise tires, and with the several Marathon different country manufactured tires.

Maybe, this time will be different.


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Now that GY has decent sales traction for the new model, time to cut every corner twice and maximize profit?

Or sales aren't as hot as they hoped, time to cut every corner three times and maximize profit?


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Huntindog wrote:

Uh oh. This is how it always seems to start.
Grand Design Forum wrote:

. Always check your tires! I found a sidewall bubble on one of the brand new Goodyears. Got it swapped the day before we left.



A post like this at the Forest River Forum, probably the same person.

Interestingly the knuckleheads at FRF are currently chastising the poster that it's his fault for clipping a curb. If it was another brand of tire the same knuckleheads would be wringing their hands and saying it's the tires fault.

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BB_TX wrote:

Or install a tire pressure monitoring system and check regularly while driving instead of every 2-4 hours. Low pressure is not just going to conveniently happen at your rest stops and fuel stops.


Agreed!


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BB_TX wrote:

Or install a tire pressure monitoring system and check regularly while driving instead of every 2-4 hours. Low pressure is not just going to conveniently happen at your rest stops and fuel stops.


Agreed!

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