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Unread 10-06-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
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BF Goodrich road noise?

ive had some bf goodrichs 30x9.5 since about the end of july and they've been great but recently they've been making a lot of road noise especially the front drivers side one. it sounds like somthing is stuck on it and just constantly makes a bump bump....bump bump noise has anyone else had this problem and is there anything to do? (ive already rotated the tires from front to back and back to front)

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Unread 10-06-2005, 04:37 PM   #2
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do they have the right air pressure?
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Unread 10-06-2005, 05:31 PM   #3
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rocks stuck in the tread? thats what makes mine noisy, or a rock or dirt or rust in the center cap of a wheel? makes noises too
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When you rotated your tires was the noise still coming from the front drivers?
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Unread 10-08-2005, 09:24 AM   #5
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when i rotated my tires it was coming from everywhere but now it's just this one tire. yea the roator and center cap is really rusty but there isnt anything i can do bout that is there? yea i checked it and there arent any rocks in the thread but ive had then in there before and it didnt do this bad but i may just rotate them back today and see how it does b/c it doesnt seem like there is anything else i can do. yea when i rotated it the pressure was like 32 and put it up to 35 and now i checked it this mornin it was at 32 but i think it's just b/c it's cold ill just wait till the afternoon to check again
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what kind of BFG's do you have? Did you hit something to throw the wheel out of round or anything?
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Is the ride any worse than before? Like has it gotten rougher or anything to that effect... If it has, check your tread to see if the offending tire is chopping out.. Depending on how they rotated them pattern-wise, that may explain why the other tires shut-up and this one is still making noise.
As for the rusty center cap, try some Rust-Eater, some WD-40, and some 0000 steel wool - in that order. If it's surface rust, those sprays and some scrubbing with the S-W should take care of it.
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what kind of BFG's do you have? Did you hit something to throw the wheel out of round or anything?
BFG ALL-Terrain T/A KO's.....the only thing i can think of is the stupid speed bumps at school
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BFG ALL-Terrain T/A KO's.....the only thing i can think of is the stupid speed bumps at school
If the tire were out of round you'd feel it in the steering wheel and throughout the entire vehicle. You can check around the sidewall on the inside and outside and see if there's any bubbles. The wheel should be fine, in order to mess up the rim hitting something you'd have to annihilated/bubble the tire first due to the amount of sidewall
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BFG ALL-Terrain T/A KO's.....the only thing i can think of is the stupid speed bumps at school
well unless you hit them at like 40 or 50mph... i don't think you have to worry.. im talking about kinda fast hitting a solid object... something is out of whack on your vehicle.. maybe you lost a wheel weight or something.. prob should just go check for them and maybe get it rebalanced..

If you take that wheel/tire and move it does the sound/vibe move with it?
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