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Old 05-09-2014, 01:47 PM   #1
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Anyone had good luck with Tow Max?

I decided to give my tires a year at least. I have now towed 3,526 miles with them. So far they are wearing good, no signs of damage, Don't seem to be getting hot. {I check with infrared temp every time I stop}.
I tow at 60mph, never more than 62 maybe 65 on a downhill, anyhow so far they seem to be doing a great job.
So I repeat, has any one had good luck with these tires???
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Old 05-09-2014, 02:26 PM   #2
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I have one season on my Tow Max. Probably only 1k miles on them, but so far no troubles. I have no plans to replace them.

I look at it this way. You will always read the complaints online. But seldom the praise. Not to mention that pretty much every low to mid-priced trailer has Tow Max tires on today. I don't know about you but I haven't seen someone on the side of the road with a ST blowout in quite a few years. Judging from what people claim, you should see one of these on the side of the road every time you tow.
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I just finished a5k+ tow from Wi. to Ca. to Id and back to WI. So far so go on the tow max tires. I just keep my fingers crossed.
DocBrown makes a good point!
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I think the reason there are so many blowouts is well theres a couple 1 being lack of maintenance and 2 just about all not just low to mid grade TT and 5rs have tow max tires on them from the factory. My last TT had T M tires 3 years and around 6k miles on them and was still in good shape. Had I kept that TT i would have replaced them in another year or two. I am three weeks away from a 2k+ mile round trip vacation we'll see how well they hold up in my new TT. Crossing my fingers!
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Old 05-09-2014, 08:18 PM   #5
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Well take this for what it is worth but in less than 5000 mi I have blown 2 and have probably $1000. damage on a 2013 Pinnacle. It's in the shop now for repairs.
Have Goodyear LT tires now. I was going to give my Tow Max tires 2 years but they didn't make it. Never again will I wait to put good tires on my next trailer. Not worth the stress.
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wow! Very few positive replies. Guess I better plan on getting new tires before we head to Texas again in the fall. I always wondered though, if the people having trouble were the ones who go flying by me at 75 or more when I am traveling.
Thanks for the replies folks!
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I just installed 14 wheels on my 17z with Towmax tires and now I'm hearing all these horror stories about them :-(
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wow! Very few positive replies. Guess I better plan on getting new tires before we head to Texas again in the fall. I always wondered though, if the people having trouble were the ones who go flying by me at 75 or more when I am traveling.Thanks for the replies folks!
Try less than 62 mph on both blow outs which were 8 days apart. Also it don't look like they are going to warranty them but that fight isn't over yet.

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3 years old, @ 1,500 miles...no problems. I'm well under capacity, I check inflation regularly, and rarely drift over 65mph.
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I've got around 3k miles on mine in the past 10 months with zero problems. Like ThreeButchers, I watch the weight and keep the speed to <65 mph.
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