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rotate tires at 10,000

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by linkfeeney, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Feb 20, 2009 at 3:29 AM
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    linkfeeney

    linkfeeney [OP] Well-Known Member

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    10K miles is coming up... should i rotate my tires?

    I was thinking about buying new tires in December anyway...
     
  2. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:23 AM
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    Delmarva

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    um....

    I rotate mine every 3k...

    probably time to rotate yours... :thumbsup:
     
  3. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:24 AM
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    brianr

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    yeah, dont be like me...I havent rotated in 15K.

    (I only have 37K on my truck)
     
  4. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:28 AM
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    kristopherl

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    You must want new tires:D The tire dealerships told me to rotate every 5 thousand so I just have it done when I get the oil change.
     
  5. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:29 AM
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    brianr

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    I want someone to sell me their 20inch Enkeis so can throw some new rubber on them...
     
  6. Feb 20, 2009 at 5:07 AM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    i usually rotate every other oil change
     
  7. Feb 20, 2009 at 7:13 AM
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    Janster

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    You're replacing your tires in December?

    The current tires you have on - are you going to sell them? Or are they going in the trash?

    If you're gonna sell the current tires - I'd rotate them.
    If you're gonna trash 'em - don't bother to rotate them.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2009 at 7:16 AM
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    neontrail

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    i rotate with every oil change
     
  9. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    linkfeeney

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    I wish i had a air gun thingy to rotate my tire quicker... I guess I might let the shop do it...
     
  10. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
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  11. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    kmrofka

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    i follow this rule too
     
  12. Feb 21, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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    4x4x4trd

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    If you’re keeping them and the 1st time I'd say you'll benefit from doing so. I try every 5 to 8K.

    Not trying to rob this thread but on my first balance and rotate I had 'em put black wall out as well. About a week after, one was pretty much flat one morning. Aired it up and it hasn't lost any air since???
     
  13. Feb 21, 2009 at 6:43 PM
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    linkfeeney

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    well that's weird... either that mechanic f-ed up somewhere or some a-hole let ur air out... Im going to keep them for like a yr. I want to change them when next christmas.... The Nitto, General, or Bridgestone.
     
  14. Feb 21, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    4x4x4trd

    4x4x4trd My other ride weighs 200 tons

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    That is the weird part as the truck was in the garage when it happened and the wife noticed about the same time I did. Figure the new wheel weights and just wrong parking for tire position and it hopefully won't happen again??? Michelin LTX A/T2 in 265/75/16 when replacement time comes.
     
  15. Feb 22, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    linkfeeney

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    I looked at the Michelin... does not look hardcore enough... the Toyo open country was pretty cool too
     
  16. Feb 22, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    I rotate mine every 5k as well. (which for me is every 2 months!)
     
  17. Feb 28, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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  18. Feb 28, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    MacTaco

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    Yea, I rotate mine every 5K too.
     
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