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Old 09-08-2002, 03:39 PM   #1
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Unhappy thornbirds..blowing chunks????

is it common for these tires to lose nobs off of the tread even if it`s still at about 1/2 to 1/3 tread left???
i bought a set and one is bad...anyone have one
33-12.5 15 in.for sale???????
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Old 09-08-2002, 05:05 PM   #2
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I've been running the same thornbirds for 7 years. Haven't had any problems with chunks coming off of them. They're starting to whine a little more, but that's just because they've only got about 1/4 tread left.
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Old 09-09-2002, 03:07 PM   #3
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I have heard about a few people having problems with them. I believe that there was a discussion on CK5 about the problem.
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Old 09-09-2002, 11:07 PM   #4
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I seem to remember hearing something about that, as well...

BUT, we went 4X4ing with a guy, a couple weeks ago, who has them, and uses them HARD (rock crawling -- truck looks like a wrinkled up prune) and his tires looked OK.

They worked ALOT better than I would have expected, also...

maybe the older ones had a problem, that thye've since taken care of...

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Old 09-10-2002, 12:55 PM   #5
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I'd check to see if there was a bad batch. The dealer who sold them to you should know about any recalls/warrenty replacement. Ya don't want your truck to roll over like a Ford Exploder!
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