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KM2 Sidewall Damage

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by jandrews, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. jandrews

    jandrews [OP] Carolina Alliance Southwest Region Ambassador

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    Had these on the truck for about 9 months now, only about 7,000 miles. I've wheeled the piss out of them. Starting to develop some sidewall chunking...these are pictures from two different tires...none of the chunks go any deeper than exposing casing underneath the black.

    These things still safe to drive on, or do I need to scrap 'em? Thoughts appreciated.


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  2. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Are those the belts, or is it in fact rubber?
     
  3. nvdeserted

    nvdeserted Well-Known Member

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    I ran some BFG MTs with tons of white showing through the sidewall, from rock damage, never blew one out, had 'em for about 40k. I say you're good to go.

    Actaully, wait, those are garbage. I will relieve you of disposal fees, just send them over.
     
  4. jandrews

    jandrews [OP] Carolina Alliance Southwest Region Ambassador

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    Looks like rubber...wondering if BFG has additional casing in the sidewalls to help strength? They're always pimping their TriGard carcass...
     
  5. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    yeah....They do have the strongest sidewalls of any tire I have run....If its not deep, I say run 'em.
     
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    Run 'em.
     
  7. Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    Just plasti-derp 'em and you'll be good to go...
     
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