Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-17-2014, 07:25 PM   #11
DDC
Senior Member
 
DDC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Komoka Ontario
Posts: 2,363
I'd like to see this one backed up with facts please.
__________________

__________________
"Well that didn't go as expected"
2015 Chev 2500HD Highcountry Duramax
Cedar Creek Silverback 33IK
Donald&Casey cairn terrier
Rest in Peace Mary my darling wife.
Scottish by birth Canadian by time.
DDC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2014, 03:20 PM   #12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 605
Quote:
Originally Posted by OldCoot View Post
Don't know if it's an old wife's tale, but I've been told to not reverse the direction of rotation on radial tires, so, IF that is true, you would just move the ones on each side to a different position on the same side.
There was a time in the early years of radials that cross rotation was not used. At that time there was a belief that the steel belts would get oriented to the direction they were turning and reversing that could loosen the belts or cause other stresses. As time went by this was shown not to be the case and manufacturers went back to recommending cross rotation.

As far as car, trucks or trailers I don't see any difference in the rotation criteria. A tire is a tire when it comes to that. Whether rotating trailers tires is needed is a different issue.
__________________

__________________
2015 F150 Ecoboost
2014 Palomini 142 CK
keith_h is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2014, 03:42 PM   #13
Senior Member
 
dbarr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 445
Tire rotation

Quote:
Originally Posted by OldCoot View Post
The tires on trailers age out long before they wear out.
Not at my house!

I don't rotate and they wear evenly.

Sent from space
__________________

__________________
'15 F150 Ecoboost Maxtow Scab '13 Freedom Exp. 233RBS
Days camped 2017-46, 2016 -56, 2015-33,
2014-47,

Years camping....52
dbarr is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tire

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:03 AM.