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Old 07-20-2013, 10:05 AM   #11
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At least with a TPMS you will know there is an immediate problem.
Yes, in the case where a tire is going down but the tread hasn't separated yet, it can save your camper. And I would think those are the majority of failures.
The case where the tread comes off a tire without going flat is probably much more rare, and could be prevented with a tire check at every stop, as the tread would probably show some indication of letting go long before it actually fails.

I have a TPMS for just that reason.
I would hope that the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" crowd would see the logic of that.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:36 AM   #12
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Yes, in the case where a tire is going down but the tread hasn't separated yet, it can save your camper. And I would think those are the majority of failures.
The case where the tread comes off a tire without going flat is probably much more rare, and could be prevented with a tire check at every stop, as the tread would probably show some indication of letting go long before it actually fails.

I have a TPMS for just that reason.
I would hope that the "if it ain't broke don't fix it" crowd would see the logic of that.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:39 AM   #13
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In our case, we had checked tires less than 30 miles back when we stopped for gas. Sometimes, they just let go with no indication of a problem.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:47 PM   #14
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I strongly urge anyone who is concerned about blowouts to look at that Tyron system. It is designed NOT to allow shredding tire bits from damaging the coach.
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:51 PM   #15
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I strongly urge anyone who is concerned about blowouts to look at that Tyron system. It is designed NOT to allow shredding tire bits from damaging the coach.
Maybe we are looking the wrong product.
I looked at their site, and didn't see anything that would do what you describe.
What exactly did you buy?
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Old 07-20-2013, 12:52 PM   #16
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I strongly urge anyone who is concerned about blowouts to look at that Tyron system. It is designed NOT to allow shredding tire bits from damaging the coach.
Looked at the system and don't see how it can stop shredding or the damage, just keeps the wheel from contacting the road. To prevent shredding damage, it would have to surround the tire.
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:26 PM   #17
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Looked at the system and don't see how it can stop shredding or the damage, just keeps the wheel from contacting the road. To prevent shredding damage, it would have to surround the tire.
Thats what I'm getting from their video also. I clicked on their Dealer Location and it requires a password.

Besides, I ain't buying nothing from a company that can't spell Tire correctly.
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Old 07-20-2013, 01:35 PM   #18
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Looked at the system and don't see how it can stop shredding or the damage, just keeps the wheel from contacting the road. To prevent shredding damage, it would have to surround the tire.
I am so tired of being "sucked in" to sales pitches and at my age you would think I would know better. I bought into the Tyron theory when I purchased the Windjammer. Barely 3000 miles on cheap Chinese LR C tires, the left rear tire blew apart at 65 mph on a two lane highway. The only parts of the tire left on the rim were the sidewalls...but the good news is that the rims never touched the pavement. The other bad news is the only tire store in Carlsbad, NM had no idea how to deal with the Tyron bands when mounting a new tire. Moral of hte story..."Buyer Beware". BTW the blown tire ripped off the plastic fender skirt and some aluminum sheeting under and behind the wheel. One other thing is that the cheap crap TPMS purchased at CW did not signal a problem even when there wasn't any tire left on the wheel. AGAIN..."Buyer Beware"!
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Thats what I'm getting from their video also. I clicked on their Dealer Location and it requires a password.

Besides, I ain't buying nothing from a company that can't spell Tire correctly.
"At the end of the UA, the wheel assemblies were removed from the vehicle and the tires and Runflats were removed / disassembled. The UA was ended because the Runflats exceeded performance claims and concerns that the tires, which began to disintegrate, would damage the vehicle."
So it seems by their own admission, if you run them over 30 miles (kinda silly) the tires will disintegrate.
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...I bought into the Tyron theory when I purchased the Windjammer...
What was the cost of the Tyrons? Ask OP and never got a reply.
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