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Old 04-22-2015, 01:13 AM   #41
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We set the cruise at 90 to 100 KMH . We are not in a rush. the Allision transmission in tow haul setting works great at that speed.

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Old 04-22-2015, 10:34 AM   #42
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how fast do you tow?

Im normally between 58 and 62 depending on road conditions and traffic. Really no need to go faster, slow and steady gets us there in one piece!

Now without the TT and in DW's Infiniti....its a miracle I don't have a pile of speeding tickets lying around!


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Old 04-22-2015, 07:17 PM   #43
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My tires are actually speed rated for 75 mph but I'm not comfortable going that fast. I tend to run 65-70 (if conditions are right or no traffic, good weather and on open straight highway). The sweet spot for me is really around 65-67. Bad conditions slow me down in a heartbeat. I found I was more in a rush with a poor handling rig. A good handling rig and I sit back and enjoy the drive.

Where and what type of tires are you getting that is speed rated for 75mph for a trailer?
I'm interested in them.




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Where and what type of tires are you getting that is speed rated for 75mph for a trailer?
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When my Sabre went back to the factory for the second time last month, it came back with new rims and tires. The new tires were a brand I never heard of and side wall lists them as max speed rating of 75mph. They are Constancy LY188. They are load range E ST235/80R16. I had never seen an ST tire with this speed rating before.
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Ah ok. Thanks for the info.


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When my Sabre went back to the factory for the second time last month, it came back with new rims and tires. The new tires were a brand I never heard of and side wall lists them as max speed rating of 75mph. They are Constancy LY188. They are load range E ST235/80R16. I had never seen an ST tire with this speed rating before.
Still to fast to tow! IMO

I want room to stop so I keep my speed under 65
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Grumpyer I agree. As I stated previously, I'm not comfortable going that fast either.
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Interesting results. I was thinking that I towed slower than most-not that it was going to make me go any faster.

It appears that we all go about the same speed give or take a couple of mph.

Thanks everyone for your responses.
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Hi I went to Discount tire and bought Carlisle load range E ST tires from them for $509 balanced and new heavy duty valve steams. The tt I just traded in with the Carlisle tires had around 10,000 miles on them with no problems. Carlisle is the only manufacture that has a speed rating of 87 miles per hour. The rest are 60 or 65 or no rating for speed. I had Carlisle load rage E on my last tt and was very happy with them. I did not and will not air the tires up to there full working pressure of 80 psi. I aired them up to 70 psi. The rims are rated for 65 psi from what I have read on past posts so that put the pressure within less than 10% over there rating. The old tt I ran at 65 psi but this was a lighter tt also.

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Many of you people get to tow your RV's faster than I can legally drive even without a trailer behind me. According to this...https://www.cars.com/articles/2014/0...es-yours-rank/
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