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Old 11-03-2013, 05:30 PM   #1
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Tire Pressure Question

I decided to check the tire pressure on my rig and they were all set at 82. Sticker says it's supposed to be 97. For those of you with experience, do you find a better ride with the recommended pressure of a bit lower one.

I could only find four valves for six tires. Are the two on each side in the rear hooked up with a T? Another thing I noticed is that all of the valves are nice metal ones.
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Old 11-03-2013, 05:36 PM   #2
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The four drive tire valves are facing each other 180 degrees off of each other.

In other words one could be on the bottom the other would be on top.
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Old 11-03-2013, 05:53 PM   #3
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I could only find one, it's in about the 2 o'clock position in the picture below. I guess the other one must be hidden behind the wheel cover.

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Could be, if you want you can get under the rig and see if you can find it from the inside.
I'd just pull the cover.....
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I decided to check the tire pressure on my rig and they were all set at 82. Sticker says it's supposed to be 97. For those of you with experience, do you find a better ride with the recommended pressure of a bit lower one.

I could only find four valves for six tires. Are the two on each side in the rear hooked up with a T? Another thing I noticed is that all of the valves are nice metal ones.
Contact your dealer or Forest River and get them to add inner tire extensions
That should be standard on all Georgetowns.
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Do all GTs have them and it wasn't installed in ours just like the missing fridge inverter?
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Old 11-03-2013, 06:48 PM   #7
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I wonder if those are wheel covers (hub caps).
You DO NOT want a Y on the back tires, 1 flat ='s both tires are flat.

What size are your tires?
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Yes, they are hub caps. They are pretty realistic though. Didn't think about the Y thing. The idea behind having two tires, besides the load factor, is that if one goes flat you still have another. The other valve has to be behind the cap. I will remove it tomorrow, but I'd hate to have to remove it every time I want to check the pressure, which will be often.
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Yes, they are hub caps. They are pretty realistic though. Didn't think about the Y thing. The idea behind having two tires, besides the load factor, is that if one goes flat you still have another. The other valve has to be behind the cap. I will remove it tomorrow, but I'd hate to have to remove it every time I want to check the pressure, which will be often.

You could buy a nice set of alloy wheels to make it easy.



I would say dump the covers for a set that fit better and make all the slots open.
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When I took delivery of my 2013 GT 350 the valve extensions for the inner tires were flexible and were stuck inside the interior of the wheel rim. I had to go under the MH and route them through the hole in the wheel.

As far as tire pressure, mine shows 90 psi in each tire and I have been playing with the pressure all summer to find the "Sweet Spot." Michigan roads are very rough, so 92 in the front and 85 in the rears worked best. I bump up the rears to 90 psi if I'm towing my boat.
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