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Old 04-15-2008, 02:09 PM   #11
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I've run Marathons for 15 years with no problems.
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Old 04-15-2008, 05:23 PM   #12
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The tires are stamped where they are made and the location is near the rim, If you get a chance check it out just for GP. I am located in Virginia at the moment and we have a set of Marathons where I am at, I will check to see where they are made.
Mine were made in China.
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Old 04-29-2008, 08:52 PM   #13
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Finally settled on the maaxis tires. ST 225/75R15 E rated. We head out thursday on our first weekend of the year.
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Old 05-27-2008, 03:46 PM   #14
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HookMeUp,

I will be in the market for new tires this summer. I am thinking along the same lines as you and go with the Maaxis. My concern is my FR rims. Will they be able to handle 85 PSI tire pressure. Did you have to changer your rims? If not, what is there max. PSI rating?

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Old 05-27-2008, 10:20 PM   #15
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The tires are rated at max 80 psi. The rims where rated for 75 psi. I just air them up to 75 psi. According to the inflation chart at 75 psi they are load rated for 2720lbs. And I'm pretty sure inflating to 80 psi wouldn't hurt anything, others can chime in on this. Here is the link for the load/inflation info for maxxis. http://www.maxxis.com/products/trail.../m8008load.pdf
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Old 05-28-2008, 03:14 PM   #16
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Thanks for the info...
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Old 11-09-2008, 04:20 PM   #17
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Anything but Carlisle. I just put a set of Marathons on my Flagstaff mainly because that is what the guy carried and there are not a lot of choices around here. Interestingly, two of the four Marathons were defective and he would not mount them and had to return them.

I am considering marathons on our hybrid. it currently has ST 175 80R13. I would like a C rating, the Gross weight is 4600 lbs

how have yours been working out, i see alot written about maxxis also.

what price did it cost for marathons tire and mounting and balancing

I couldnt find a local dealer and pricing for maxxis yet though

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Old 11-10-2008, 05:50 PM   #18
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Many people on other boards really like Maxxis. And the E rating would give you an extra margin. sounds good to me. My trailer came with Marathons. Did a 3,000 mile plus trip on them this summer which was totally un-eventful; just like you want it. They ran nice and cool despite 600 mile days and temps as high as 90 degrees. I think most tire brands will do you well if you have sufficient extra load capacity, keep inflation at maximum, adhere to the 65 mph speed rating, and keep you trailer well balanced. I've towed many thousands of miles with Carlisles with no issues as well.
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