Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-18-2016, 05:14 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Steeljag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Central, Fl.
Posts: 1,104
Tires

We have listed out TT for sale after having decided on moving to a C class. I had decided last summer I would replace the tires this spring / summer due to age, which is starting our sixth season even though they " look good".

Plan was to tell potential buyers that the tires need replacing and work with them on the price. Well, I'm off today, it's nice, sunny, and breezy. I walk over to the TT to open the doors which I do when it's nice out, coffee in hand, and notice the front tire on the door side has separated, and bulged out!

This tire separated, and bulged out while parked in its RV garage on my property (washed TT two weeks ago to include the tires / rims and they were good).

I was a little angry for about two minutes, then thought about a potential buyer who could have picked it up, had a blow out, ruining a new / fun experience for the family. I also thought about, and was happy / lucky this did not occur on our trip home from the Keys a few weeks ago.

These are the original Load Star Karriers that came on the TT when purchased new. I had never had a issue them prior, and I'm just thankful / lucky it happened quietly in the garage....LOL.

Shopping for new tires !
__________________

__________________
2018 Forester 3011DS (Purchased 04/26/17)
2010 Flagstaff 26 RLSS (Sold 05/16)
2012 Ford F-150 Ecoboost, Screw, H/D, 3.73
1930 lbs CCC
2014 Jeep Rubicon JK
Going where the weather suits my clothes.
Steeljag is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2016, 09:54 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 118
Great attitude. There are blessings in the bad circumstances of life.
__________________

__________________
dmac1951 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2016, 10:30 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Leech Lake, MN
Posts: 159
This is a good reminder how fast tires can go even when just sitting and why everyone should check their tires often.
__________________
2003 GMC 2500 HD 8.1 & ALLISION TRANSMISSION
2000 SIERRA 30 ft FKSS
hondo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2016, 10:48 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
northstar1960's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: in my new 29hfsxlr
Posts: 1,658
6 yrs is to long for any tt tire . 5 max and less with mileage
__________________
northstar1960 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2016, 11:19 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
MaineCampingFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Maine
Posts: 149
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmac1951 View Post
Great attitude. There are blessings in the bad circumstances of life.
X2
__________________
2015 Freedom Express 246 RKS
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Z71 LTZ

Days camping previous years: Not Enough
Days camping in 2017: Still Not Enough
MaineCampingFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tire, tires

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:14 AM.