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Treadwright Fail

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by duckcmdr, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:36 PM
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    duckcmdr

    duckcmdr [OP] If it flies it dies!!

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    I was driving down the road about 50-55mph. The truck started to shimmy, so I stop check things out and eveything look normal. I was kinda like wtf is this road really that rippled. smh.

    I went about 5 more miles and BOOOOOOOOOOM! Front drivers tire explods! wtf hang on!

    I made my way to the grassy median in the middle because that was the closest place to go.

    here is what the tire looked like.

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    These tires have about 8000miles or so. Treadwright will be hearing from me in the am.
     
  2. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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    nfs257

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    :eek: That is the first bad experience I have seen for them!!!!!!!1
     
  3. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:37 PM
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  4. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    Shake my head
     
  5. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:38 PM
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    duckcmdr [OP] If it flies it dies!!

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    Yeah I know:mad: I did alot of research on them and it was all good
     
  6. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    Edited ***someone beat me to it
     
  7. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    I am running a set! And I know 3 others that are personally and NO bad experience,,,
     
  8. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:41 PM
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    duckcmdr [OP] If it flies it dies!!

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    I know a few people myself. I glad I wasnt going 75-80.
     
  9. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:42 PM
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    Looks like a tire carcass failure. I speculate Treadwright missed pre-existing flaws on the tire carcass during inspection, before they molded new tread rubber onto it.
     
  10. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    I hope that they take care of it with out a fight.
     
  11. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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    Wow, glad that you are OK Joe. Like you, this is the first failure like that for the Treadwrights that I have seen. It will be interesting to see how they handle it.
     
  12. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    They Will replace it.....they sent me a new one because one was older than the other......now I have a spare!
     
  13. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    This. One guy here saw dry rot after a year and got 4 new for free.
     
  14. Jul 10, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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    If there is no other evidence of under-inflation or off road damage (uneven wear, chunks torn out of tread lugs, etc.), the tire mfr would have little to argue about.
     
  15. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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    Never been offroading (just dirt roads) ,thread is good ( was good:rolleyes:), psi was 38
     
  16. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:01 PM
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    Good luck with the replacement (and your other 3 tires!).
     
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  18. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:06 PM
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  19. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    nah they seemed to run better at 38. My coopers I ran at 45-48 gas mileage was better
     
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