Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

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Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by pdasilva » 17 Oct 2016 09:58

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Disapointed with my BFG M/T's. This is the second failure on my left rear wheel.

This was while traveling on a gravel road at the vaal this weekend. Anyone else experienced this with a BFG M/T?

We had other cars travelling on the same road on cheap road tyres and they had no problems.

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Mamba » 17 Oct 2016 12:11

Sorry to see this.

What were your tyre pressures and how much weight did you have on the patrol?

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by pdasilva » 17 Oct 2016 15:36

Tyre pressure was 2.7 and very little weight just a 40l fridge and a fishing tackle box.

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Picasso » 17 Oct 2016 15:57

pdasilva wrote:
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Disapointed with my BFG M/T's. This is the second failure on my left rear wheel.

This was while traveling on a gravel road at the vaal this weekend. Anyone else experienced this with a BFG M/T?

We had other cars travelling on the same road on cheap road tyres and they had no problems.
Hi Paulo

Sorry to see / read about your misfortune......

1. the Tyre appears to be damaged all around; with other words it appears that the visual damage was caused after the tyre was already "flat"..... is it possible that you had a slow puncher which caused the tyre to overheat and burst ?

2. I suggest that you take the tyre to the place were you bought the tyre from or any other tyre place ( selling Michelin & BFG). Request the salespeople to have a Michelin Representative come out and evaluate the tyre and the cause for the damage.

3. pm

:salute:

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Tinus lotz » 17 Oct 2016 17:09

That tire was driven flat ..... i have lost 3 tires before getting a tpms ....that is the way forward :mytwocents:

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Wilkie » 17 Oct 2016 18:09

That tyre was driven flat and you will waste your time with any tyre company to argue the point
Like Tinus said tpms ... and sorry for your loss

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Tinus lotz » 17 Oct 2016 18:17

On the patrol you dont feel a rear flat really .... :salute:

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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Herrie » 18 Oct 2016 07:40

My tyres on my Patrol stay on 2.1 when I even drive 4x4 and I do not get the tyres broken! :thumbup:
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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Russ Kellermann » 26 Dec 2016 08:11

I run my BFG 285's at 2.3Bar Cold (unloaded) and 2.5Bar Cold(loaded)

I get 100 000km out of a set. i'm on my 3rd set now. Never had a problem , ever. 1 Flat caused by a nail. Plugged it. still going strong. And i work my tyres hard.
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Re: Disapointed with my BFG M/T's

Post by Kagiso II » 26 Dec 2016 15:07

Check the RIM and VALVE for a slow leak .. the tyre might 've been fine on inspection before it was fitted .. maaqr die murre by die wiele plekke kyk nie na die rim en valve nie
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