Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-15-2015, 03:49 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: QCA
Posts: 2
Shackles break and cause 3rd axle tire wear.

Our 2014 XLR Thunderbolt has broken shackles on the 3rd axle and we believe this has caused the inside of the rear tires to wear the tread off of the inside 2". Somehow, I don't think that 800 miles should wear out a set of tires? Anybody else had this problem or know of it? The dealership isn't much help.

We have pulled the shackles and will try to get replacements. The back tires ARE canted which we're sure caused the wear. Anybody?

I did email FR for advice.
__________________

__________________
BFS6085 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2015, 08:52 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
SilhouettePenny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Clarksville, TN
Posts: 957
Curious to know how the shackle replacement went! Did your original springs have the 1/4" thick dry shackle and if so, did you upgrade to the 1/2" wet bolt? Let us know any other issues you found with the running gear.
__________________
2017 F350 Dually 6.7 Diesel
2014 Silhouette 299 RKDS
Nights Camped 2016 - 43

He who dies with the most tools, wins!
SilhouettePenny is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
axle, tire

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 11:59 AM.