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Old 07-13-2013, 12:34 PM   #11
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as usual with tire posts no info on weight, speeds, temp, psi, how tires were maintained.....so far no blowouts here, but try and keep weight at 80% of max and speed...never over 60 mph///mostly 56-58 mph range....and always use TPMS and keep pressure at max all the time including when parked....plus the tires roll regular...
longest layup a couple of months when wintering in Fla....even though no on road keep pressure at max ... good luck, I can only imagine that a blow is no fun...
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You think that`s bad wait till you see one that breaks off the plumbing connections. not mine but a neighbor in a campground.
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On my old trailer the Duras it came with were rotting through the belt at the two year mark. Replaced them with Goodyear Marathons and got a set of tire covers. Whenever it's parked in storage, the covers on the tires. Doing the same with the tires on the new camper. However, I'm sure I'll discover cracks again within a few years.
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as usual with tire posts no info on weight, speeds, temp, psi, how tires were maintained.....so far no blowouts here, but try and keep weight at 80% of max and speed...never over 60 mph///mostly 56-58 mph range....and always use TPMS and keep pressure at max all the time including when parked....plus the tires roll regular...
longest layup a couple of months when wintering in Fla....even though no on road keep pressure at max ... good luck, I can only imagine that a blow is no fun...
Trailer was 4 months old, factory tires at 53/55# due to having traveled approx. 200 miles, traveling 55mph, ambient temperature 90, approx. 20 miles north of Springfield, MO traveling south on US 65. No tpms. No water in any tank. Tire Pressure was verified at gas stop approx. 15 miles previous. Tires were also balanced.
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as usual with tire posts no info on weight, speeds, temp, psi, how tires were maintained.....so far no blowouts here, but try and keep weight at 80% of max and speed...never over 60 mph///mostly 56-58 mph range....and always use TPMS and keep pressure at max all the time including when parked....plus the tires roll regular...
longest layup a couple of months when wintering in Fla....even though no on road keep pressure at max ... good luck, I can only imagine that a blow is no fun...
Tires were a little less than 2 1/2 yrs old, I was well under weight, I was between 60 and 65 mph, temp approx 90, I always keep my tires at max or with-in a couple pounds under max (all even). My 5ther is parked in a 34' X 36' enclosed building (no sun exposure).

I am not one to just hook up and go. I keep my trailer very well maintained.

My previous 5ther I had same problem with the original tires with-in two years. I had LT (light truck) tires installed on it and lasted 8 yrs.
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