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    Default Breakdown in The Canyonlands Maze District



    so guess which tire steps up to ruin the trip? I always carry two spares when I solo, and a repair kit. He could have booted that and run low pressure, I think.




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    Yeah, several rules broken there. I typically don't have a solo vehicle, particularly in the Maze. If I am the only rig, I certainly don't go alone. You never know what sort of emergency may require a 2nd person.

    One trip to Needles resulted in a torn sidewall on one tire, and then popping a bead on another tire. Fortunately I was able to re-seat the bead with a come-along and a mini air compressor. It was 2 of us in my 4Runner, but we also new worst case scenario was walking a couple miles out where we had another truck with the same size spare.

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    Wheeled the Maze with 6 other trucks, no problems for anyone though we were ready for just about anything.

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    did you notice that it's a duratrac that had a sidewall failure? I didn't have any issues with mine, but I do notice that it happens over and over with them...

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    I had three sidewall splits when I had DuraTracs - never again!

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    I got the LT rated Duratracs but fear that happening enough that I'm thinking of switching to KO2's for the next set.

    Tire issues aside a pretty good video and photos.

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    Any good year is prone to sidewall tears
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    For perspective I have had a sidewall split on bfgoodrich MT KM2's. All tires can fail.

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    this guy's videos are fantastic.


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