jam49 Posted July 30, 2011 Share Posted July 30, 2011 I aired up my truck tires then Revilo's tires and away I went. I purposefully waited until around six o'oclock in the evening because it was so hot. I am so thankful I heeded the advice of others on this forum to keep my speed around 55 mph when pulling my trailer because I heard an extremely loud bang, the truck jerked to the right, and I could see Revilo go down! The shredded tire knocked and ruined the metal vent by the right tire. I truly believe that the only reason I didn't loose control and turn over was the safer speed I was driving. I called USAA for roadside assistance. After a somewhat short wait, the tire was changed and I was on my way again. Enjoyed camping with the grandkids. They had to leave early so I was by myself. Packed everything up, went thru the departure routine of checking lights, checking tires and thennnnn I discovered that the other tire was on it's last breath. (They are only two years old and I keep them covered with the tire covers) Fortunately, I was able to drive about 10 miles an hour on the River road which has posted speed lots very slow anyway because of all the campers, trailers and bends in the road. Very carefully I drove to a Discount tire store where I get my truck tires. As I write this I am waiting for two brand new tires to be put on. Two things I am very grateful for as a result of this experience - the first is that I heeded the advice to not drive faster than 55 mph when pulling Revilo and keep my roadside assistance as well as all insurance current and paid up. When I saw revilo swaying I thought we were both goners! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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