Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-24-2011, 10:20 AM   #15
Senior Member
Wanabee FTer's Avatar
Gulf Streamers Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Golden Village Palms, CA
Posts: 1,988
Blog Entries: 12
Originally Posted by dutch99 View Post
can you drive on 3 rears?
how far?
how fast ?
can you go?
I hope your question does not invoke a competition but...

I had a rear blow out coming out of Blythe CA and drove unknowingly to Indio CA at 60 mph. (about 100 miles)
My tires were only 4 years old, but had a few cracks from improper storage by PO. I heard a loud noise from the rear and asked DW to check. She found a jar of peanut butter had fallen into the sink. I thought that was it, but while driving I noticed quite a bit of vibration at speed. Since we had just crossed the AZ border I blamed it on bad CA roads. Pulled into a rest area in Indio and found the right outer rear tire had zippered but the tread didn't fly apart. Can't believe it only broke one side clearance light!
In answer to your question can you drive on 3 rears? Maybe.
As others have already proven on this thread, why press your luck. If you know you have a problem call roadside assistance.
(all seven tires have since been replaced)
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	RVBlowout.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	177.5 KB
ID:	12341  

'98 Gulf Stream Sunsport 325, 7.5L Banks Power Pack, Koni FSD's, Air Bags, ReadyBrute Elite,
2000 Honda Accord

Wanabee FTer is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-24-2011, 02:37 PM   #16
Senior Member
CharlieTwo's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 232
That damage is from whatever it was he hit. And it was hit good........

CharlieTwo is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Increasing Tire Pressure smokey5209 MH-General Discussions & Problems 11 09-10-2011 08:48 PM
Damaged Tire Jim & Bona Excel Owner's Forum 2 05-17-2011 11:43 AM
22.5" Michelin tire blow out amy5708 MH-General Discussions & Problems 48 02-27-2010 06:12 AM
What Tire Pressure Would You Run??? Capt Joe Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10 10-28-2009 08:37 PM
Changed Tire Myself! GaryKD Class A Motorhome Discussions 45 09-29-2009 09:37 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:37 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.