Thread: Tires-Kumho 857
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by TeamAllen View Post
I saw a posting on Malibu's site where an owner had a problem with his Maxxis trailer tire and it sounds like he took meticulous care of them.
http://www.themalibucrew.com/forums/...-way/?hl=kumho
Any tire can fail from a defect in manufacturing. The tread separating from that Kumho doesn't mean that the other four on his trailer are bad, but I would be tempted to replace them as well. Used trailer tires are easy to sell.

Also, I wouldn't condemn a tire manufacturer from one bad experience. Kumho and Maxxis make fine trailer tires. Perhaps over-priced, but a fine tire none-the-less.
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