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Old 18-07-17, 22:26
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Tyres splitting.

I'm sure there was a thread on here recently about some folk having an issue with Avon slicks starting to split along the seam but I can't seem to find it.
I have a new set of tyres that have done one weekend but one is showing signs of small chunks of the rubber coming away at the seam. Nothing serious at the moment but I've never seen this kind of "wear" before and was wondering if any else has had a similar issue.
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Old 19-07-17, 08:13
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I had this about three years ago where the seam opened up to a depth of 5 or 6mm. I contacted BMTR and they said send them back. They were sent to Avon who admitted it was a moulding problem and I got two new ones as replacements. My advice is contact BMTR especially as this problem seems to be happening more often.
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Have the tyres been mounted correctly, is it the seam across the tread rubber or on the circumference..........
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Old 19-07-17, 19:32
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Have the tyres been mounted correctly, is it the seam across the tread rubber or on the circumference..........
It's the seam round the middle of the tread rubber ?
Time for a call to BMTR then.
Couple of chunks about 5mm deep have appears. Looks like it's happened before then.
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Old 20-07-17, 06:24
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It's the seam round the middle of the tread rubber ?
Time for a call to BMTR then.
Couple of chunks about 5mm deep have appears. Looks like it's happened before then.
The seam around the middle is the mould split line, where the 2 halves of the mould go together.
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Old 20-07-17, 08:24
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If you are referring to the 7.2/20/13 size then my new set in April did that before they got goosed completely. Several Jedi owners have had the same. I wouldn't hesitate to report it to BMTR as when I spoke to them about my issue they said 'why does nobody ever complain to us' when I said it was happening to more people than just me.
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Old 20-07-17, 08:58
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Thing is, I have complained to a retail outlet, one that seems to exist as a monopoly.
Not a great deal you can do with the response 'tyres have been used in hot conditions on an aggressive surface'.
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Old 20-07-17, 22:48
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If you are referring to the 7.2/20/13 size then my new set in April did that before they got goosed completely. Several Jedi owners have had the same. I wouldn't hesitate to report it to BMTR as when I spoke to them about my issue they said 'why does nobody ever complain to us' when I said it was happening to more people than just me.
Yes John that's the size.
I'm not expecting a great response but I'll ring and see what happens !
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