Bfg en Cooper tyres

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Bfg en Cooper tyres

Post by roelf prinsloo »

Ek doen huiswerk op bande en kyk na Bfg of Duelers . BF = R3808.00 Bs = R2510.00 Die handelaar se dat BFG en Coopers nou n 10 jaar fabrieks waarborg het omdat hulle so baie kilos gee.Enige iemand al daarvan gehoor of is dit maar sy storie.

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Ek het ‘n 90k km waarborg op Hankook all terrains.
Handelaar se egter hulle gee nie sulke waarborge op muddies nie. Rede is omdat mense die goed op klippe ry (teen verkeerde druk), dit lei tot blokke wat kan uitbreek, wat dan lei tot onewige afloop en balansering bemoeilik.
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Die 90k waarborg vereis egter ook ‘n check up elke 10k vir balansering en alignment.
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Hi Roelf,

I have had two sets of BFG KM2 on my Patrol 4.2D, first set lasted 105 000km, second set lasted 98 000km. I decided to try something new just for fun, now running Cooper STT Pro, currently have about 30 000km on them and doing well. Hard to say if they'll make it all the way to 100 000km, i doubt it, but so far looking ok.
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Koop laminators by charlie ....reg bande vir n reg prys ....regtig na 5 jaar word alle bande hard ....ek rol met bf km2 maar gaan nie daai geld vir rubber betaal nie ...dulers is baie swak all terrains weet hulle muds is bietjie beter maar ek sal hulle nie kies nie

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Post by Peter Connan »

If anybody is giving a 10-year guarantee on tires they have made amazing strides in improving the compounds they are using.

Conventional wisdom has it that tires should be replaced after 5 years of use or 7 years since manufacture, whichever comes first. In fact I am under the impression that this mandatory in some countries...

I have certainly seen significant increases in tire damage on all the 4x4 tires I have owned as they get older. By 7 years after manufacture, they were all pretty useless. But because they last so long, there is a significant time period involved in which improvements can be made.
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"The warranty is limited to 10 years from date of manufacture."

This is from the Coopers website....

I struggle with this 5 year tire life, my previous set of Coopers was 10 years when I took them off, they still has more than half+ thread left but still looked in perfect condition and I was not experiencing anny problems with cracks/chipping or punctures.

My current Hankooks is also past the 5 year mark (7 or 8 years) and thread is still very good and also no problems with cracks/chipping or punctures. So do I now just replace because its older than 5 years?

Spoke to my insurance once and they indicated as long as the tire does not looked cracked and thread is fine they are happy, last year when I had the insurance claim the "evaluator" came out and looked at my vehicle and took pictures. He only looked at the state of the tyre and the thread did not look at the date of manufacturing.

So to spend 10K plus for new rubber.... I dont have it and dont plan on spending it at this moment :rolleyes:
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Coopers apparently offer a 60 000km guarantee with their tyres, on condition that you rotate and balance every 5000km i think. So if you go this route, make sure you get them from a tyre shop close to your house. :lol:
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Dankie vir almal se kommetaar. Ek sien op bf se werf dat hulle aanbeveel dat 10 jaar die maximum tyd is wat n band gebruik moet word.Sal nou seker maar n tweede verband op my patrol moet uitneem om bande te koop. Die ht waarmee sy uit gekom het het nou 35 000 op ,lyk vir my ek gaan nooit n gladde band in my lewe he nie.
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Post by Alex Roux »

As ek jy was, en nie te veel rowwe klippe ry nie, en all4 of 5 bande gaan vervang, sou ek eerder 15k spaar en Powertracs kry by Charlie.
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