What's wrong with my tire?

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  1. BlueV1

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    Good catch - I noticed that too near the Load & "speed rating" numbers !
     
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    Salty Get out of my way Advanced User

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    I'm just glad I didn't have a terrible accident over the weekend when I took at two hour trip X's 2 at highway speeds.
     
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    Good tip with tires is check the date on them sometimes shops push old tires. Shouldn't be no more than a year or two old. Tires only last around 5 to 7 years (depending on brand etc ) before die rot kicks in. Same goes for car batteries check the date and don't buy ones that been sitting few years.

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    I personally would not buy from the same manufacturer with a side wall bubble its poor quality tire from probably a poor manufacturer. This happened to two of my continental pro contacts I had to jump ship to a good year and haven't had a problem since. Foreign tires are really good as well but are not specifically tested for America's terrible pothole problem.
     
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    You have some broken belts in sidewall of tire.
     
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    hammerdown No half measures.... Advanced User

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    That's a steel-belted radial tire the inner steel belt inside the tire has separated. Tire is faiing. you need to get rid of that tire ASAP. Very dangerous
     
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    Salty Get out of my way Advanced User

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    Thanks everyone. I drove my car and dropped it off at the tire shop after work last night. New tires should be arriving there by today. Hoping to pick it up after work today.
     
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    What tires?
     
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    He probably means the tires on the ground. What a strange question... :D
     
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    Cheap ass Riken summer tires. I'll buy better ones when winter hits.
     
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    Got to get some PS4S summer tires. They are amazing!
     
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    Actually. There is no steel belt on the sidewall. Only rubber plys for the sidewall. The sidewall ply have come detached over each other from a pothole or large bump. If u mark the location of that “bulge” and then feel where it is on inside of the tire when its off. U can feel the different texture compared to the other parts of the inside of the sidewall
     

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