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Old 09-13-2016, 03:28 PM   #31
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What is your recommendation for my truck. I have 235/75/17 Hanlook's. I have been looking at Michelin Defender LTX. Any opinions?
Any tire retailer that stock's your truck's tire size will have a listing of acceptable replacements including brand names and sizes. Your best answer will come from one of them.

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Just wanted to add that TireShield claim was approved and they are cutting a check for the damaged tire

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Old 09-24-2016, 10:12 PM   #33
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Just wanted to add that TireShield claim was approved and they are cutting a check for the damaged tire
I wonder what the basis was for their claim or sales pitch. I recently ran into a newspaper advertising supplement (not labeled as such but confirmed by paper's editor that what it was), that presented a claim that inflating a tire gave better resistance to Road Hazard on NHTSA test.
I asked for info on where the info came from. Eventually got answer from the PR company that wrote the supplement and they admitted there was no such data.

IMO I am wondering of someone in the nitrogen inflation business jsut decided that no one would ever check and having a claim in a newspaper could be used to sell more N2 tire inflation.

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