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Treadwright.com - Looks like cheap BFG KOs

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by WaGood24, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. Nov 19, 2010 at 7:48 AM
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    WaGood24

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    Has anybody been to treadwright.com? Or ever used a re-treaded tire? They've got these tires that look just like BFG All-Terrain T/A KOs but for half the cost. Buuuuuuut, they're a re-treaded tire. So any thoughts?

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  2. Nov 22, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    Anybody?
     
  3. Nov 22, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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    idk about a highway tire as a offroad/trail tire yeah. think you get what you pay for and how well will it balance
     
  4. Nov 22, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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    nelson18matt

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    hell to the no, i'd never roll a re-tread tire
     
  5. Nov 22, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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    i have had them before but not on this truck i really liked the price and the way they were made def. buy them again for something else
     
  6. Nov 22, 2010 at 12:30 PM
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    i considered buying some of the m/t's for my prev truck but they were on backorder.
     
  8. Nov 23, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    This link didn't work for me. I did some more digging and I think it's just not worth the risk. I guess semi's, trucks, and planes use a lot of re-tread tires but they're not legal on steering wheels. So if they're not safe enough for steering wheels then it's just not worth the risk. But maybe if you're just looking for a tire to go wheelin with and expect to bang it up and don't need to rely on it for daily driving it'd be a good deal.
     
  9. Nov 23, 2010 at 7:21 AM
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    Wow, that's an awesome thread. It seriously made me re-think going through treadwright.com for some re-treads. Thanks for the input.
     
  11. Nov 23, 2010 at 10:20 AM
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    I've been looking at these for a while now and I think I'm going to buy my next set of tires from them
     
  12. Nov 23, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    One of the guys on TundraTalk bought the 285/65/18's on the BFG carcass and they looked great. He seemed to like them a lot
     
  13. Nov 23, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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    I really like the Sentinal A/T but they're an E load range and I think that'll give me a substantially stiffer ride than I'd like. They also look very similar to the Revo 2s. I very well may go for the Warden A/T which is a BFG KO clone. Shoot, for $90/tire I think it's worth the risk.
     
  14. Nov 23, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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    05SCtaco has those tires and they perform flawlessly off road. If I were to get new tires, i wouldnt hesitate to get retreaded tires
     
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    What risk? These guy haven't had an issue in all the years they've been in business. I did my research :D
     
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    Big rig retreads are different and from what I've read those strips of tire tread on the side of the road of 50% new tires and 50% re-caps and that's statistics from actual truck drivers :burnrubber:
     
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    i personally wouldn't ever use a retread - don't want the risk. driving 80 miles an hour and having a tread come off.. not worth the savings for the peace of mind.
     
  18. Nov 23, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    I use retreads on my dually, no problems on the highway
     
  19. Nov 23, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    Correction. I spoke to a guy at tread wright and he said a company in Italy clones the tread patterns and the Sentinal A/T is actually cloned after the Revo, not the Revo 2.

    From that FJ thread, I haven't seen any complaints from the daily drivers. And there's a 2 year 24,000 miles warranty on workmanship. I think this might be the road I take if I don't find anything better on craigslist or ebay or something.
     
  20. Nov 23, 2010 at 11:25 AM
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    Hmmmm very interesting and good to know!!
     
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