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Milestar tires

Unread postby hilldude on Tue Aug 26, 2008 8:46 pm

If any one has these tires mine wore out in six mo, called dealer gave me a 800 number called they are sending me four new tires.lots of people on other forums have problems with these tires.I have a trail cruiser purchased in Feb.the good news is they did not have time to dry rot.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby wintek on Thu Aug 28, 2008 6:07 pm

Who makes these tires? I don't think I have every heard of them. Were they OEM?
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby hilldude on Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:20 pm

Made in china the dist is sending me five new tires.I called them Monday told them I had four tires worn out, called today to get the spare replaced girl said they shipped five new tires on the wed 27 aug. several people on other forum had trouble with these tires.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby Limey on Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:26 pm

I think I'd be considering replacing them with a good brand (like MAXXIS) rather than putting the same ones back on!

I had MAXXIS as OEM on my Jayflight and they were really good.

My Coachmen came with US manufactured Goodyear Marathons and they are fine too :)
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby wintek on Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:42 pm

Hopefully you'll get better service out of the new ones they send you. Sounds like they had a bad batch hit the market. Almost all tires, including passanger / truck tires seem to be made in China these days. Even the Goodyear Marathons. I just replaced my 6 year old OEM USA Marathons with China Marathons. We'll see how they hold up. The old ones still looked good and I just repleaced because of age. Time will tell.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby hilldude on Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:41 pm

received the replacement tires made in china but different co.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby cwit on Sat Aug 30, 2008 8:30 am

I to had milestar and they repleced all 5 got 6,000 miles on new tires wearing great, got a 5year gaurantee. :D
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby skipnchar on Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:17 am

I'd have to be VERY suspicious of the trailer itself if you wore out a set of tires in 6 months. These tires don't "drive" anything, don't "steer" anything and don't do that much stopping of anything and simply rolling round and round should NOT cause any appreciable wear and CERTAINLY not in 6 months time. I'd strongly advise you to have a frame shop take a look at your suspension before putting new tires on the trailer. They should be able to make a tire out of MUD that would last that long.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby hilldude on Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:15 am

I think they were made out of mud, and not a high quality mud not American mud but Chinese mud.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby cwit on Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:46 pm

My milestar tires did not make 2,000 miles and I didn't dare drive back to the dealer. I took tires off the trailer and brought them to the dealer. they were weatherchecked and wore out. My tires came frome the factory to upstate NY and to Maineand back when they came off. So you bet cha they can wear that fast. My dealer replaced tires on 6 camper the same time as mine. :)
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby hilldude on Mon Oct 20, 2008 10:25 am

Update on replacement tires,over 1000 mi on new tires no sign of wear.the millestar tires showed wear after 1000mi.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby Zinger on Wed Oct 22, 2008 6:15 pm

hilldude wrote:Made in china the dist is sending me five new tires.I called them Monday told them I had four tires worn out, called today to get the spare replaced girl said they shipped five new tires on the wed 27 aug. several people on other forum had trouble with these tires.


typical chinese quality control is actually damage control
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby skipnchar on Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:38 pm

More of the old story: If you get some bad ones just let us know and we'll send you some more just like them :D Hope you have better luck with them but I'd watch them closely. There's more than just the tires at stake.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby Zinger on Thu Oct 23, 2008 6:52 am

unfortunatly some US companies have adopted the same but cheaper policies except they wont pay for the whole shot.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby cwit on Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:28 am

China made products have gotten so bad, yet we still buy them . Tires milk tools everything is being recalled yet we still buy. Even childern toys.
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Re: Milestar tires

Unread postby Zinger on Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:41 pm

A bunch of fools arent we!!!
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