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Unread 06-25-2011, 10:57 AM   #121
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Ill contact them when i have some free time. I have them on my other jeep and my work truck with no issues on those ones and they are older, so it may just be a bad batch because all but one are cracking were the retread rubber is. Ill be back in town in 2 days ill snap a few pics of it and let you know what they say about warranting them, my guess is that warranting them will be painless.

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Unread 07-03-2011, 06:34 PM   #122
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$122 delivered to my porch from South Dakota. Can't beat it if you're looking for a tire with some bite.
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Unread 10-03-2011, 06:22 PM   #123
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are retreads heavier than a normal tire? i am looking to put the 245/75/17's on my overland but really worried about quality and weight, i just dont want to drop the 400 and have to spend 800 in the end to get everything right?
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Unread 10-03-2011, 06:53 PM   #124
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are retreads heavier than a normal tire? i am looking to put the 245/75/17's on my overland but really worried about quality and weight, i just dont want to drop the 400 and have to spend 800 in the end to get everything right?
Yes, the retreading process adds both height and weight to the tires. A tire in the 31 to 32 inch range will gain between 8 and 12 lbs. of weight from retreading, and will end up about 1" taller overall.

For example, I had some "new" 265/70-16s that weighed under 40 lbs. and measured out 30 inches tall. My TreadWright 265/70-16 tire weighs 47 lbs. and measures out 31 inches tall.

Having said that, IF YOU FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AND BALANCE THESE TIRES ON THE STATIC SETTING you will have zero problems with them. They will ride smoother than any "new" tire on the market because the quality control is more intense on TreadWright tires than it is on "new" tires.

I'd run TW tires on anything I owned...in fact, I have. In snow, ice, mud, hot interstates in Summer at full speed, towing, etc. You name it, I've done it on these puppies.
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Unread 10-03-2011, 07:05 PM   #125
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Yes, the retreading process adds both height and weight to the tires. A tire in the 31 to 32 inch range will gain between 8 and 12 lbs. of weight from retreading, and will end up about 1" taller overall.

For example, I had some "new" 265/70-16s that weighed under 40 lbs. and measured out 30 inches tall. My TreadWright 265/70-16 tire weighs 47 lbs. and measures out 31 inches tall.

Having said that, IF YOU FOLLOW DIRECTIONS AND BALANCE THESE TIRES ON THE STATIC SETTING you will have zero problems with them. They will ride smoother than any "new" tire on the market because the quality control is more intense on TreadWright tires than it is on "new" tires.

I'd run TW tires on anything I owned...in fact, I have. In snow, ice, mud, hot interstates in Summer at full speed, towing, etc. You name it, I've done it on these puppies.
I balanced mine on an ordinary balancer once during installation 8k miles ago and they still run super smooth. They don't seem to wear much at all either. Very weird combo for a mud tire lol.

I do notice, however, they aren't as great in rain. I find myself peeling out even with a locker and light to moderate acceleration. I can also feel the front end slide just a bit on deep turns, but nothing that would require a change of underwear or steering correction. If only they were siped then they would be the perfect tire.

I'm definately looking forward to my next set.
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Unread 10-03-2011, 09:21 PM   #126
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Treadwright has been suffering some shortages
Most tires are on back order. I ordered an extra pair for the set i have and it took about 4-5 weeks to get them . Those were 235x75x15's .
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Unread 10-04-2011, 01:56 PM   #127
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Treadwright has been suffering some shortages
Most tires are on back order. I ordered an extra pair for the set i have and it took about 4-5 weeks to get them . Those were 235x75x15's .
Thanks to us. Their tires caught on with the jeep crowd and most common size is the usual 31" and i'm sure a good percentage of their orders are for jeepers.
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Unread 10-04-2011, 04:34 PM   #128
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The ones on my F250 PSD Load range D 17" wheels where trouble . Felt squishy... and I had to change two of them out.

The only trouble I have heard about them is on the D range 17" tires..........

The ones on my Jeep TJ are still great.... Not the best at panic stops but OK on the road ( Loud) and hook up Great on the trail..........
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Unread 10-04-2011, 04:42 PM   #129
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I am in the market for snows and was considering TW 265/70/16 and 245/75/16 and it seems that the Kedge tires are out of stock or on B/O. Not too happy about that.
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Unread 10-04-2011, 08:44 PM   #130
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I am in the market for snows and was considering TW 265/70/16 and 245/75/16 and it seems that the Kedge tires are out of stock or on B/O. Not too happy about that.
Normally it takes a week or so to get them shipped. Order and wait a while, it's worth it. My tires were Michillen casings and Load Range C in 16". It wasn't a very popular size/load so I had to wait. They said 2-3 weeks but they shipped in 7 days.
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Unread 10-05-2011, 08:56 AM   #131
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Yeh lots of times TW will ship faster than they say they will. They have to go out and find good quality tire casings to make these with. It's not always easy. That's why they don't stay in stock constantly. But they will get your tires to you ASAP and usually it's no more than a week before they get shipped.
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Unread 10-05-2011, 09:05 AM   #132
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I'm pretty sure I'm going to be getting a set of treadwright tires whenever I wear mine out, almost all reviews seem to be positive and even for the ones that don't you can return them [or swap] with no problems.
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Google treadwright and look what pops up first ;p
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Unread 10-05-2011, 05:46 PM   #133
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Well, the only 245 75 16 they had with kedge was the warden in a E. I don't need that heavy a sidewall for a winter tire. I run 31-10.5-15 in the summer I can get winterforce in the same size for $102 each delivered.
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Unread 10-06-2011, 06:26 PM   #134
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Now it seems that the p265/70/16 with kedge is back in stock. Bonus will be here a week from Friday. We will see what happens then.
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Unread 10-06-2011, 09:58 PM   #135
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Thanks for pointing this out, these guys are only a couple of hours away from me!
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