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Old 10-14-2016, 02:17 PM   #11
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Unless the alignment is off I doubt if you will ever wear out a set of trailer tires. You will always run out of time before you run out of tread..
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I just had my China Bombs replaced on my new Blue Ridge. I would rather pay $480 for new LT tires than take the chance of having an eight foot hole in the side of my new trailer. Les Schwab here on the west coast sell a great Lt tire made by Cooper Tire. May not be perfect but I feel a lo tbetter when I am forced to go over 65
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Old 10-15-2016, 10:05 AM   #13
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I just had my China Bombs replaced on my new Blue Ridge. I would rather pay $480 for new LT tires than take the chance of having an eight foot hole in the side of my new trailer. Les Schwab here on the west coast sell a great Lt tire made by Cooper Tire. May not be perfect but I feel a lo tbetter when I am forced to go over 65
What's the load rating and sidewall strength?
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Old 10-24-2016, 07:30 AM   #14
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Each tire is rated at 4079 lbs at 110PSI. For my rig, that is 16,316 lbs of carrying capacity.

Hooked up, on the scale, I weigh 12,440 lbs on the trailer axles. That's half loaded (some of my clothes, all of my tools and dinnerware/cookware, full propane, full water, no people/pets/food).

16316-12440 = 3876 lbs of unused capacity for those tires.

Over inflation is just as bad as under inflation. And we're not even talking about the amount of bounce a fifth wheel is subjected to with tires that are hard as a rock.

If I can find a load/inflation table, I might get more miles out of those tires, less of a chance of a 'tire bomb' event, and less wear and tear of the coach.

In the absence of that information, I run max psi.
Goodyear has an RV tire care and guide. Halfway thru the guide are tables for tire sizes, weights and pressures based on weight. Not sure how well that would apply to your tires.

http://www.goodyearrvtires.com/pdfs/tire-care-guide.pdf
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