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Update on Michelin LTX Tire Failures

Big update.  The Michelin LTX tires that Discount Tire installed on my Airstream in April 2012 were all subject to a RECALL. Here’s my earlier posts on the subject: http://boondockdad.com/trailer-tire-failures-st-and-ltx/ http://boondockdad.com/michelin-tire-failure-numero-trois/ So, my first question is: why wasn’t I notified of this? CFR 49 outlines the tire dealers responsibility for registering the DOT codes and consumers contact information with the…

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$36M judgement against teen who started wildfire

From Wikipedia: The Eagle Creek Fire was a destructive wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington. The fire was started on September 2, 2017, reportedly caused by teenagers igniting fireworks during a burn ban.[2] In mid-September, highway closures and local evacuations were gradually being lifted.[4] As of September 28, 2017, the fire had consumed 48,831…

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Hensley Hitch Repairs

Even though this hitch is built like a tank and weighs about 200 pounds all in, it can be damaged. I bent a strut bar backing up a steep ramp.  By ‘steep ramp’, I mean a 10″ curb via upside-down wheel chock to get my curbside front tire off the ground so I could change Michelin LTX tire failure number…

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