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Old 06-21-2014, 02:04 PM   #1
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Bad blow out

Going down I 74 Doing 65 when the trail express tires blows out.Shredded apart wiped out the whole bottom of the slide out and damaged the other tire.
Got the spare on and scary situation when semi don't move over and rocking the trailer .
Got off at the next exit to find a tire shop.Nothing in town .Had to drive 8 miles down the highway on a iffy tire.
2 tires shops .1 has nothing my size .The other MA and PA shop had 2..
They only had a brand called transporter. Had a long way to go so had to purchase them 246 installed for
Anyone hear of these?????
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Old 06-21-2014, 02:24 PM   #2
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Old 06-21-2014, 02:35 PM   #3
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If you can provide the first 2 characters of the DOT serial I can tell you the plant they are made in.

I assume from your comments you do not have a TPMS that would provide warning of air loss.
Most "Blow-outs" are actually "Run Low Flex Failures"

HERE is a post on why "Blowouts" are a major concern to RV owners but with suggestions on how to avoid this type of failure.
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Old 06-21-2014, 02:40 PM   #4
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No I did not have tpsm
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Old 06-21-2014, 03:33 PM   #5
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Old 06-21-2014, 03:34 PM   #6
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I assume from your comments you do not have a TPMS that would provide warning of air loss.
Most "Blow-outs" are actually "Run Low Flex Failures"
Is there any TPMS system that you would consider better than the rest?

Sorry to the OP that they have had such a horrible experience but glad that they are safe.
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Old 06-21-2014, 03:38 PM   #7
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I covered "Best TPMS" in THIS post.
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So what brand and type are the most reliable tire to buy tireman?
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I feel for you hrlyguy. I had a triple blowout about a year ago. What a nightmare. The TrailExpress tires are crap, that's all that can be said. I now have 4 Maxxis tires on there. So far so good. Good luck to you.
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