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Old 07-30-2017, 11:29 PM
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BOAT - Blow Out Another Tire

So back in 2013 I went with a set of kumho tires for the trailer because they were the only D rated tires I knew of at the time. I have 4 seasons on them with about 4k miles. They are stored indoors and always between 60-65psi.
On the lake trip this weekend we had 2 of then blow out with no warning. They all looked perfectly fine, no bulges, dry rot, or unusual wear. It wasn't even that hot this weekend, so not sure what the deal is, but don't think I'll be going back with another set of these. The only good thing is that they didn't dissentagrate and destroy my fenders.
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Old 07-31-2017, 12:22 AM
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I have terrible luck with trailer tires. I had heck of a time with my 12 x25, then when I went to the x45 I replaced all the tires at discount and got the warranty at the time the sold Carlise, and 2 of those have picked up shrapnel but at least I'm ahead on the warranty.


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Old 07-31-2017, 01:02 AM
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You aren't forgetting to empty the ballast, are you?
I think I remember someone posting to change trailer tires every 5-years regardless of miles.
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:10 AM
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I wouldn't have expected that from those tires, either.
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:20 AM
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Ugh, I was hoping those Kumho's would be good, I have them on another trailer I have. I have the worst luck with trailer tires too, so you are not alone.

Love the acronym, Blow Out Another Tire!! LMAO
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:37 AM
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These will be my next trailer tire. Finally a tire made in USA.

https://www.goodyear.com/en-US/tires/endurance
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Old 07-31-2017, 09:57 AM
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Yeah, I totally didn't expect that from these tires either.
One blew on the way to the lake and one blew on the way back. No ballast, and less than a half tank of gas.
I ordered a set of those Goodyear endurance tires last night. We'll give them a shot.
I'm also considering getting aTPMS for the trailer. Any suggestions on what brand?
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Old 07-31-2017, 11:37 AM
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Nothing you can do about tread separation. That is a manufacturing defect.
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Old 07-31-2017, 12:16 PM
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Same axle? Or same side? If same axle, may want to look at weight and angle/attitude of trailer also
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Old 07-31-2017, 02:45 PM
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Nothing you can do about tread separation. That is a manufacturing defect.
Mr M if that's the case is it feasible to contact the manufacturer and get any prorated recompense?
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