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Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? #5218783 09/21/19 11:34 AM
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I have 36K on the odometer of 2015 Forester. These are OEM tires. Many do not like them but they have been good to us. A good amount of tread life is left but today while cleaning the tires for winter prep, I noticed one of the tire like this.

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What do you think? I plan to replace all of them next summer. Would you trust them for other 6K miles? The car is due for inspection next month so I will be asking the mechanic to take a good look at all the tires but before I ask him, would like to know what fellow BITOGers think

Thanks

Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218785 09/21/19 11:36 AM
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To me it looks like your tire kissed the curb, very gently.
No problem, IMHO.

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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218787 09/21/19 11:38 AM
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Yup, that's the most minor of scuffs.

Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218794 09/21/19 11:54 AM
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That is nothing to bother with
If that was all I had to worry about, man what a day it would be


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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218800 09/21/19 12:01 PM
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I wouldn't worry about it. Looks cosmetic only.


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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: toneydoc] #5218803 09/21/19 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by toneydoc
If that was all I had to worry about, man what a day it would be
LOL

You're fine. I see cars with the lettering ground off the FR tire all the time!


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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218807 09/21/19 12:09 PM
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I agree with it looking like a minor scuff. The scuffed wheel in the same area also indicates a scuff to me.


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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218811 09/21/19 12:14 PM
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You're good, that's scuffing, check the inside side of the tire with a flashlight if you are really concerned about dry rot but they seem fine to me.

Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218819 09/21/19 12:27 PM
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Drive on! Looks to be a minor abrasion.


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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218825 09/21/19 12:35 PM
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I wouldn’t worry.

Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218833 09/21/19 12:48 PM
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I wouldn't consider that major going into winter in NY I'd be more concerned about the tread left for dealing with rain and some snow.
There is some very fine checking on the side wall but not major. I'd put a little money back each month and hit the tire sales next spring.


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Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5218849 09/21/19 01:02 PM
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Run em

Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: toneydoc] #5218890 09/21/19 02:05 PM
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Thank you, folks. Just wasn't too sure.

Originally Posted by toneydoc

If that was all I had to worry about, man what a day it would be

That IS true. Don't be under the impression that's all I have to worry about. Life has been a lemon for the most part of the last decade but I am trying to make lemonade out of it. Not interested in an iota of unnecessary stress so stitching in time to save nine.

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I wouldn't consider that major going into winter in NY I'd be more concerned about the tread left for dealing with rain and some snow.
There is some very fine checking on the side wall but not major. I'd put a little money back each month and hit the tire sales next spring.

Yes Sir, doing that at the moment.

Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5220386 09/23/19 11:44 AM
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I wound not worry about that at all.




Re: Would you worry about this tire for 6K miles? [Re: MoneyJohn] #5237508 10/11/19 11:41 PM
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As long as the damage doesn’t go into the cords they’re fine


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