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Tire People, WTH?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by G30SF/F-250, Feb 14, 2018.

  1. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Last night my tire was very low so I put 90 PSI in it planning to deal with it in the morning.

    This morning it was completely flat.:sigh:

    After fighting with my stuff I finally got it pumped up and to the tire store.

    A bit later the tire jockey comes to get me and says, “You have to see this because we have never seen it before.”

    They were all standing around talking about it so I know it was something special.

    This was the rear tire and they said the other one was about to blow as well.

    Any idea what would cause this?



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  2. lazarus66

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    90psi was a wee bit too much?
     

  3. Cinic

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  4. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    It calls for 80 psi and I only drove it a few miles to the hotel.
     
  5. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Not sure, I bought the truck with 36,000 (I think) miles on it. Truck is 2015 but not sure if the tires were original.
     
  6. G26-Has-my-6

    G26-Has-my-6

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    Age. This is known as "cross linking" where the rubber becomes brittle due to exposure to oxygen. that's why most rubber parts should be replaced based on a SCHEDULE as well as miles or whatever use measure the rubber is used in. To put it simply, those tries are OLD! The same goes with o-rings, belts, and any other rubber parts. Some elastic polymers are engineered to resist this better but in general no elastomer lasts forever.
     
  7. Fallout

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    90psi is your problem. Your lucky it didnt explode when you were filling it that full. You exceeded the elastic limit of the tire which is why the bead is broken like that.
     
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  8. Ranger357

    Ranger357 Just pixels

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    Mine calls for 35 PSI, you sure about the 90????
     
  9. Adjuster

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    The tires should have a date stamp/code.



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  10. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Incorrect
     
  11. Hauptmann6

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    Is that what it calls for on the tire pressure chart in the cab? Or does it say 80 on the tire?
     
  12. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Yes

    I drive an F-250 with load range E tires.
     
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    It's there in the pic, last four digits of the DOT code.....3915...39th week of 2015.
     
  14. G30SF/F-250

    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    80 on the tire, I assume the door is the same.
     
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    G30SF/F-250 Pinky Out Platinum Member

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    Awesome! Thank you! :wavey:
     
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    I'm having trouble believing 80 psi also, show a pic of the label recommending that.
     
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    You've been keeping those tires out all night. They are old and tired.
     
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    That's what you get for buying a crappy truck.















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  19. Dynactus

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    The sun will damage tires and make them look similar to your tire, also.
     
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  20. G26-Has-my-6

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    if indeed these are 2015 tires, then you need to contact Goodyear (send to the Akron HQ with these pics). This should NOT have happened in a couple of years. You'd expect to see this after more than a decade, but not a couple of years. Save the tires until you get a reply.

    here's the link to Goodyear :

    https://corporate.goodyear.com/en-US/about/contact-goodyear-corporate.html
     
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