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elvedin4x4 09-04-2013 04:05 PM

tire blew up?
 
So I have these stick tires on. And yesterday while on a gravel road my left front tire just blew up. Now I have the tire protection package.
But I'm not sure if they are gonna replace it if I tell them that I was on a gravel road?
I am in the field and posting from my phone. Here's a picture I hope it works

https://imageshack.us/a/img850/552/6pmb.jpg

OldJoe 09-04-2013 04:15 PM

WOW! I have never had great luck with Good Year tires. My new coming in tomorrow has them. Sorry for your misfortune. Gravel road shouldn't be an issue, but it seems that there is always fine print that doesn't go in our favor. Good luck.

elvedin4x4 09-04-2013 04:16 PM

And another thing. I noticed oil dripping from under my brake pedal.anyone have that issue before. I have a 900km ride home in a week and it would suck to lose my breaks lol

GTyankee 09-04-2013 04:31 PM

WOW
that looks like it ripped along one of the steel belts
they will check it out closely, but it sure looks like a road hazard cut it
road type should not matter

check your brake fluid level for the next few days
it may be a bad seal or O ring

edge35 09-04-2013 04:45 PM

Were they the Wrangler SRA's? They are prone to puncturing easily but I've never seen a catastrophic blowout like that! Guess I might need to skip a few more meals so I can hurry up with the BFG All Terrains...

RogerRamJet 09-04-2013 04:48 PM

Damn! Now that's a blow out. Can't see how any road surface would do that to a new tire.

elvedin4x4 09-04-2013 06:47 PM

Yeah they are the wranglers. And they are garbage. I gotta hurry up and get some new all terrain s.
If you think that's bad check this out. This failure happened few years back on my ford ranger. Tire intact rim split in half while I was driving
https://imageshack.us/a/img17/4597/br9i.jpg

RogerRamJet 09-04-2013 11:19 PM

Holy moly! That's some serious crap!

mattm55 09-05-2013 07:27 AM

Agreed +1. Holy Crap!!!

fireman21 09-05-2013 01:13 PM

damn!!! im gonna go back to faulken wild peak at's soon as i get the cash lol


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