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    Default BFG AT sidewall damage

    Yesterday I noticed this damage on the right rear tyre of a Prado parked next to me. Why did this tyre crack like this? Could it be from high-speed impact? I've never seen a tyre crack on the sidewall before, but have seen plenty of cuts.
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    Default Re: BFG AT sidewall damage

    More like crushed not cracked...

    Low tyre pressure high impact point load.
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    Default Re: BFG AT sidewall damage

    This is what happens if you underinflate a 5 ton truck with full load .The one on the outside burst first and before I could pull of the road the inside one went as well
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    Default Re: BFG AT sidewall damage

    I've had that happen on a (much) smaller scale when the 14 inch tyre on my quad bike trailer left us for Valhalla on the infamous R355.

    Quote Originally Posted by tocin View Post
    This is what happens if you underinflate a 5 ton truck with full load .The one on the outside burst first and before I could pull of the road the inside one went as well

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    Default Re: BFG AT sidewall damage

    Quote Originally Posted by Dungbeetle View Post
    More like crushed not cracked...

    Low tyre pressure high impact point load.
    This is at 1bar pressure in Namib desert
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