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Treadwright.com - Looks like cheap BFG KOs

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

  1. Jan 29, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    TacoBow

    TacoBow Intentionally cosmetically incorrect.

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  2. Jan 29, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    I've driven retreads before. No problems. It's not like some dude is sitting there with a hunk of rubber and super glue, making the tire pieces back together again.




    Actually, I don't know how they make them. Maybe there is some super glue involved. But they worked for me.
     
  3. Jan 30, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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    I'll never run re-treads. I've seen at highway speeds a 10 car pileup from a re-tread blowing out at 85 mph (I95 almost to Savannah a few years ago). IMO, if you're willing to run re-treads, then blems shouldn't be a problem either. Blems are factory defects that some shops buy up from time to time that they get at manufacturer cost and sell them half of what retail is. I was taught a long time ago that you can't put a pricetag on piece of mind.
     
  4. Jan 30, 2011 at 7:31 AM
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    When I was in the Army we ran retreads all the time. Never had any issues.
     
  5. Jan 30, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    Is that the actual posted speed limit? It seems a lot of retreads just blow out at 80+mph which around my area is above the speed limit.
     
  6. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    DTFtacoma

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    links?
     
  7. Feb 1, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    I was just referencing the fact that people who say re-treads are terrible on this thread, and have stories to share say that they were driving at 80+ mph.
     
  8. Feb 1, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    a lot of people know a lot of things about things they've never tried before..just saying. "I had a friend who knew a guy" kind of stories but no one ever has any facts. i'm now on my second set of treadwright tires and love them to death.
     
  9. Feb 1, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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    I want one person to find one bad review for treadwright :rolleyes:
     
  10. Feb 1, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    bingo.
     
  11. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    Correcta-mundo. Gonna get a set of treadwrights here pretty soon after reading lots of good reviews on the fjcruiser forum
     
  12. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    jacob_wood Screw your MPG's

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    You're right I agree.
     
  13. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    x2 on the piece of mind
     
  14. Feb 1, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    I was sold on them reading Jeep forums but then I saw an old thread here about not trusting retreads. I even read an extensive government study done on treads laying on the side of the road and were found to be 50% or more from new tires (and it wasn't just because there were more new tires on the road, it was adjusted for that) My dad and auto teacher also talked me out of them. They're located right by my grandparents so I even could've picked them up without shipping. I think they've got a great product and if it were me buying them (my dad decided to be nice and give me the tires for christmas) i would've gone with treadwrights. Good luck with whatever you go with
     
  15. Feb 1, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    Wow i might look at running these for my next set of tires.
     
  16. Feb 1, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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    I bought my set of 285/70/17 BFG AT lookalikes a few months ago and they have performed just fine so far on and off road. They did take less weight to balance than the "real" BFG AT's they replaced.

    I'd recommend.
     
  17. Feb 1, 2011 at 9:22 PM
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    Thinking about ordering 1 tire for a spare
     
  18. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    Just pulled the trigger on a set of 5 mud dogs. Total came out to just under $600 with shipping. Should get em by the end of next week :yay:
     
  19. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    ^ dang that's cheap. what size?
     
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