Originally Posted by ycookmd
I did not have the wheels and tires balanced after taking delivery of the trailer. However, I do not believe that imbalance (even if any existed) can explain the tires failing at less than 6,000 miles. I think they are just crummy tires.
Regardless of brand of tires, 6000 miles on unbalanced running gear is more than enough to have considerable tire trouble.
It doesn't have to be the tire that's out of balance, it could be the hub and drum.
Todays hub and drums are usually pretty good, but there still remains some that could be oh oh!