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Old 06-29-2009, 10:18 AM
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Re: Tires

Yeah I know that they arent the prettiest thing but they get the job done and they are the right price for me.
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Re: Tires

Joe, honestly...

Depending on how much tread is left on your Forteras, and looking at my treadwear, at 20k with them 50% worn down (my sister's Forteras are the same way), you MIGHT want to consider leaving them on there unless you want to get hit with excess wear and tear charges, you're already going to get hit with excess mileage.

I don't ever want another set of these...ever.
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Re: Tires

.... and now that I've actually clicked the link

My mom has these tires on her Kia.

They're a little bit slick in the rain. But last forever. She's looking to get about 60k out of them.
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Old 07-05-2009, 09:16 PM
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Thanks Marlon. I think but I could be wrong, if I take my Forteras off now, I won't be hit up with excess wear and tear.


Although I will roll the dice and switch them back when I turn it in. I am known to be a gambler.
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Re: Tires

Well, just trying to help.

every 1000 miles is $200. This crap adds up real quick. I've never been charged excess wear and tear but from what I hear, it's a b*tch!!!! (worse than over-mileage charges!)
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Old 07-05-2009, 10:09 PM
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Well, just trying to help.

every 1000 miles is $200. This crap adds up real quick. I've never been charged excess wear and tear but from what I hear, it's a b*tch!!!! (worse than over-mileage charges!)
I know you are trying to help and I greatly appreciate it.


And damn thats a pretty big surcharge.






BTW- I ordered the tires. Should be here the 9th or 10th.
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Old 07-06-2009, 08:16 AM
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Re: Tires

I hate my forteras!
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:39 PM
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Re: Tires

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I hate my forteras!
I don't hate mine... they're pretty good, to be honest. One of the top rated tires on the road now. The only problem is that they have horrible tread life. They're even pretty good offroad too.
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Old 07-07-2009, 07:58 AM
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Re: Tires

Blasphempy.

They only good thing about these tires is they handle nice on the highway. IMHO, They suck off road and in mud( the road to the barn with our horses is always a mess) and reviews off tire rack dont give it the greatest ratings where its important like bad weather traction. And would buy again.

The only one that got better rating was the fortera triple tread.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....nSpeedRating=S
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Old 07-08-2009, 12:09 AM
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Re: Tires

This is the world I came from:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....el=Wrangler+ST

The stock Liberty tire.

Once again, they're pretty good.

I am glad though that Chrysler seems to be choosing better stock tires. Not saying they're GREAT, but better than they used to install!
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Old 07-08-2009, 08:04 AM
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Wow, i am baffled as to why that tire is even in existence. That is down right horrible.
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