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Old 09-16-2015, 02:45 PM   #1
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Blow Out tire on Rockwood ultra lite 8289WS

Ok..we have experienced our first blow out with these cheap Chinese tires. What is a good tire to.replace these with?
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Old 09-16-2015, 02:55 PM   #2
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Get ready for hundreds of opinions. I run the Goodyear Marathons on my fiver. Still Chinese tires but hopefully with some better quality standards. No issues so far and keeping my fingers crossed.
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Old 09-16-2015, 03:57 PM   #3
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Ok..we have experienced our first blow out with these cheap Chinese tires. What is a good tire to.replace these with?
Just wondering how long you've had them on?
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My 8280 Rockwood came with a set of E-rated Carlisle's, put on from previous owner. I've got about 8500 miles on them by now, and haven't had a problem.......yet. Have owned trailer 3 years.
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Ok..we have experienced our first blow out with these cheap Chinese tires. What is a good tire to.replace these with?
After about 8200 miles, we had our first blowout on our Windjammer's OEM Trail Express Load range C tires this summer and promptly replaced them with Load Range D Goodyear Marathons. Agree with Old Car's statement...brace yourself for lots of opinions on this one. Happy camping!
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Typically the most respected brands for TT and 5ers usually mentioned here are Maxxis & GY Marathon, and several others are often mentioned. Some will mention light truck tires. You'll have lots to choose from. Sorry about your blowout. I've had 4 over the years. Now running in gy marathons. Good luck.
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Old 09-16-2015, 09:01 PM   #7
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Do jones how many miles did you have on the tires ?
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Do jones how many miles did you have on the tires ?
Miles has nothing to do with the bad quality of the tires.
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Well, this last July we decided to replace our OEM tires that we drove with for 2700 miles with tires that the RV Service company we chose recommended to us. I'm not naming names or telling brands but after 1500 miles on these new and "better" tires, we had a blowout. We had just started out for our next destination at 6 am in the morning and after one hour of traveling decided to stop for some breakfast. The blowout happened just before we made it to the Cracker Barrel near a Target parking lot so that we were able to stop almost immediately after the blowout.

We know that we did not hit any curbs with these tires, we always made sure the air pressure was correct and it wasn't a nail or road debris that caused the blowout. I'm positive the tire was defective.

Moral of the story, no matter how hard you try, **it still happens. We put the new spare on and kept going. The real test will be our trip back home. Praying we make it back in one piece. Then we'll talk with our RV service company and see what they say.
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