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post #1 of 33 Old 07-07-2008, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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How old are YOUR tires?

This is more than a little disturbing...i just bought 6 new tires for my SD last week and i had no idea there was a date to show when they were manufactured. I will haveto go down and look at the date and if they are old, you can bet i will be taking them back.

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I don't keep tires on long enough lol but that's still not cool!

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WOW. Learn something new everyday. Something I will be watching out for in the future.

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Wow, thanks for the info, Clay. I'll have to check mine, now...

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They are old enough to tell me not to go through that mud. But still young enough to try.


I seen this on other sites I belong to. Really don't know what to think about it.


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I just put new at/d2's on my truck this weekend. I'll have to check them out.

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yeah before i go and buy some new tires im deff going to check that out.

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Yeah its part of the dot number. We had to take that number in the computer when a set was sold at NTB, also If they we older then 30 days old they where sent back. NTB will not sell any tires older then that.

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good info clay I will have to check my tires out

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So the dealer had one tire that was 6 years old. Big deal, that means every other tire they had was newer.

There on sale, they're obviously not top notch. Don't be cheap and get decent tires.


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