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Old 11-07-2013, 04:12 AM   #15
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From the picture, my guess is all that sitting in one spot caused the cords/plies to weaken and time caught up with the tire.
60,000 miles on a motorhome that was purchased in June 2008 sounds like it did not sit in one spot for very long !
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Old 11-07-2013, 06:39 PM   #16
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60,000 miles on a motorhome that was purchased in June 2008 sounds like it did not sit in one spot for very long !
Go back and re-read his post #11.
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I just did, so a tire fails after five years and 60,000 miles ?
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The only incident that I can recall that may have weakened the side wall was that back in 2008, I ran over a piece of metal at a construction site on the highway and that blew out a inside dually sidewall right between the two tires.

If this tire that just blew was the outside dually, MAYBE the piece of metal weakened the sidewall. But 5 years later, it seems like a stretch.

At this point, we only have conjecture and this set of tires was destined for the graveyard this winter anyway.
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