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Old 06-28-2013, 04:07 PM
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3 tires In 2 weeks

couple weeks ago I slit a tire. yesterday picked up a screw. today slit another tire..... this is getting old
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:47 PM
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I run 2 dually trucks and 1 single axle, 3 tandem trailers 2 single axle trailers, 2 ztrs, 1 bobcat skid steer. I average between 1k to 2k a year in tires. This year 1 rear ztr at 120 bucks. Knock on WOOD. Would say 1 dually back tires are getting thin. Calling them my indian tires they leave no tracks!
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:35 AM
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You bought a brand new tire because of a screw?
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:29 AM
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Last month I had 3 tires in 2 days. 1 on the tandem and both on my single a day apart. Dang Michigan roads.
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:37 AM
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screw was in sidewall
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:04 AM
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I have put plugs in sidewalls. Really not like a auto where there is a big risk if it fails. Plug and then slime
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:38 PM
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I have put plugs in sidewalls. Really not like a auto where there is a big risk if it fails. Plug and then slime
I had a screw in sidewall of a Michelin Primacy (car tire). I put a plug and everything was fine. Oh, and keep tire with plug on rear wheel only. Easier on the tire...
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Old 06-29-2013, 03:15 PM
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I had a screw in sidewall of a Michelin Primacy (car tire). I put a plug and everything was fine. Oh, and keep tire with plug on rear wheel only. Easier on the tire...
That's a really bad idea.
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Old 06-29-2013, 03:24 PM
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That's a really bad idea.
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Yep, that's what the guy selling tires told me. Mind you, I've done tens of thosands of miles with that bad idea.

Btw, if it wouldn't be a Michelin, I probably would have not done it. But Michelin are pretty tough tires when taken care of. Also, I should add that the vehicle in question is used for city driving only. Never go on highways.
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Old 07-07-2013, 09:48 AM
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road hazard guarantee

Not sure what type of truck you have but if you can buy your tires from town fair tire or some other big chain they typically have an option for about 15 bucks a tire that you can literally drive out of the parking lot, puncture it on a nail and they will either repair or replace it if necessary at no additional cost to you. Ask about the road hazard guarantee.
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