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      10-27-2012, 09:32 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by imahobo View Post
On my old Jeep SRT8, I got stuck with the Goodyear EMT's. On a vehicle without ride control, it was an absolutely jarring ride on an imperfect road surface. But that wasn't even the biggest concern. It came to light when I had a well-cared-for tire blow out while I was driving 60 mph. I ran my hand over the completely flat RFT and sliced my fingers on steel belts protruding on the inside corner. After a visit to the SRT board, I read that scores of people had the same experience. If they had produced them in larger quantities there would have been a class action filed by a lot of angry owners with ruined low mileage tires that cost $500+.
Sounds like another Ford Explorer recall. I hope Jeep and Goodyear will do the right thing for the SRT8 owners. Sometimes they don't issue a recall until the issue make tragic headlines.