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Old 07-29-2013, 06:41 AM
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Question New tires or NOT?

OK, I have an '07 F350 dually. Original tires still on the truck with just over 32000 miles. My question is should I be concerned with the age of these tires? (tires are mid year '06) I pull a 16000 lb 5th wheel when I drive it and was concerned over the age and possible blow out potential.
Would you guys suggest going ahead and changing them out?
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If it were me I would be looking for new tires. If I am not mistaken tires have a recommended life between 6-8 years depending on manufacturer. Also, I have never been around a truck where the stock tires were on the upper end of quality.
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I agree to replace them. If you were not towing much it could be ok but you owe it to yourself and those around you to have a safe truck and even more so when towing a good amount of weight. If one of those tires lets go, it will cost way more than a whole new set. That is my opinion man. Also, it sounded like you only drive the truck when towing which could lead to a longer than normal sitting period. That isn't very good for tires either.
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If we have a store in your area, I'd recommend stopping in for a free inspection but in general, with your tire's age, it may be good to replace them.

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