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0-5 Miles
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1,001-5,000 Miles
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22.73%
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Old 06-14-2005, 03:51 PM
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Yup!! What DJD said... It turns out that I got less than 1K miles out of the set... I bought the trailer with 6 of them on it and as it turns out, I needed 6 spares too!!! It seems that they don't like a load at all!! Only did that for about three months and bought new Goodyear's... Have not had problems with the Goodyear's and would highly recommend...

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Old 06-14-2005, 05:39 PM
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I have had my Carlisle's since 99.. not too many miles, but last year at the end I noticed a large bump on left front.. So I traded them in two weeks ago for a new set of Goodyear Marathons.. Every time I asked the guy what the trade in value of the Carlisles were.. he smiled... I figured it was a pretty good deal.. a big ole smile for each junk tire.. not bad!!

I hope to be using those new tires some time in the future..

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Old 06-14-2005, 05:44 PM
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With the all reports of Carlisle's failing, why chance it to save a couple bucks?
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Old 06-14-2005, 05:50 PM
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I have had my Carlisle's since 99.. not too many miles, but last year at the end I noticed a large bump on left front.. So I traded them in two weeks ago for a new set of Goodyear Marathons.. Every time I asked the guy what the trade in value of the Carlisles were.. he smiled... I figured it was a pretty good deal.. a big ole smile for each junk tire.. not bad!!

I hope to be using those new tires some time in the future..

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Same side, same tire!
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Old 06-14-2005, 06:52 PM
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The Hell with it, I just ordered 4 Goodyear Marathons 225/75 15's load range D from Tire Rack. $351 delivered. Done
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Old 06-14-2005, 08:33 PM
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I put a set of Dean Alphas on and they were the best tires I ever had for a trailer. And they were like $45 ea.
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Old 06-14-2005, 08:59 PM
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Carlisle's are total pieces of shttttttttttt. I have had new ones blow out while the trailer is parked. Stay away from them.
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Old 06-14-2005, 10:32 PM
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Carlisle's might be the worst tire made. 3 years ago, I put 4 new ones on the trailer for our trip to the Ozarks. 1/2 way down, 1 blew, then as we were rolling into town, the tread came off another. Replaced them with some equally crap brand at a dealer that totally had me over a barrel, and lost another Carlisle on the trip home.

Goodyear marathons are the only way to go....
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Old 06-16-2005, 10:30 AM
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I happened to have my camera in my hand when I walked by my trailer this morning. Took these shots of my carlisles. These tires are 5 years old, but only have 3 seasons of towing on them. Perhaps 5000-7000 miles or so. ~7000 lbs rolling down the road on a 1987 Eagle tandem axle trailer. First one is the rear left, second one is the front left.
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Man my trailer looks like chit!
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