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Green wear bar?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Khaos, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday I was washing the truck and I noticed I had some green line going all the way around my tread near the outer area of the tire. Its showing all four tires. What the hell is it? I should still have several thousand miles left in the these Rugged Fails.:confused:
     
  2. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    you got a pic of it?? how many miles do you have on them??
     
  3. Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    My camera battery is dead so I'll get a pic later. The tires got just over 30K miles on them.

    I also know this truck has been used for towing before I bought it. I would think towing accelerates tire wear so that could also be a factor.
     
  4. tacomaman06

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    you may be getting close to the end of the tire life for those tires......not too sure really. pics will be able to tell a bit more. i know on the stock unrugged craps i had on my 06......them tires were shot at $23k......coulda drove maybe 5k more miles on them,but they were getting slick.........and this was rotating and balancing every 5k miles, plus they were ouitta round as hell.
     
  5. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    see theres another reason for you to go for the DCab 4x4 :D:D
     
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    thats exactly what i was thinking!!!:D
     
  7. Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just checked, apparently I am closer to needing tires than I expected. Argh.

    It does make it more tempting. :D
     
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    Bump.
     
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    Sorry man, i thought that you had it all figured out.......... GET THE DCAB 4X4!!! :p
     
  10. Khaos

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    Don't tempt me.

    I'm starting to think I should wait and save more money so I can get a TRD 4x4 . :eek:
     
  11. Roland

    Roland My other ride has sails

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    If I'm reading this right the consensus is that because the tires are worn he needs to buy a new truck? :eek:
     
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    He is wanting a 4x4 and a D-cab, so he's looking for any excuse. :D
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