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Wife's General Altimax HP exploded!!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by joleger, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Jul 6, 2010 at 6:51 AM
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    joleger

    joleger [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just thought I'd share this with everyone.....

    Wife and son were on their way home from visiting a relative when she had a blow out. A nice gentleman stopped and change the tire for her. Thank you kind stranger. I didn't think much of it until I saw the tire.

    Working on getting the tire warrantied.

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  2. Jul 6, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    rob1

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    That could have turned ugly real fast!! Glad to hear your family is o.k!!
     
  3. Jul 6, 2010 at 6:56 AM
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    luk8272

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    Damn! Glad everyone is ok.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2010 at 7:12 AM
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    Danosabre

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    lad your family is ok. I think the tire companies are putting out some shitty tires.
     
  5. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Wow that looks like a pretty scary experience for your spouse to go thru. It also was nice to hear there are still good folks in the world who care enough to stop and help. Hope the warranty works out for you and glad to hear your family is ok!
     
  6. Jul 6, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    DeeKay21

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  7. Jul 6, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    mntbiker2008

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    dang! glad everyone is ok! id be making them give me a new tire for sure!
     
  8. Jul 6, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    zanodave

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    I have never seen a tire come apart like that
     
  9. Jul 6, 2010 at 5:07 PM
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    lookylookitzadam

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    Glad they are okay. Thats nuts, looks like she was driving it flat/low for a while. Looks like the rim was compressing against the rubber and finally wore it thin enough to bust.
     
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