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post #1 of 7 Old 03-28-2005, 07:24 PM Thread Starter
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tire retreading

anyone heard of tire retreading? how realible is it?

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post #2 of 7 Old 03-28-2005, 07:28 PM
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I had a buddy at work put retreads on his truck one time. He ditched them. I have never heard anything good about retreads. Just my opinion though.

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post #3 of 7 Old 03-28-2005, 07:29 PM
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I heard of it.
Also see lots of them scattered all over the freeway. Mainly the pieces.

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I heard of it.
Also see lots of them scattered all over the freeway. Mainly the pieces.

Ditto, when they fail, they fail catastrophically and will tear a fender off if it's in the way.

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Ditto, when they fail, they fail catastrophically and will tear a fender off if it's in the way.
My aunt commutes to work, (80 plus miles per day) on the interstate and has seen a couple retreads come off. One went thru the winshield on her pontiac.

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My brother runs retreads on his truck and has had no problems. He bought them from High-Tec Retreading.

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Never scrimp on tires. Retreads bring new meaning to the phrase "Lay the rubber to the road".

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