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Old 02-23-2015, 07:14 AM   #51
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I have a '13 36CKTS that I changed the suspension on, the new setup uses Goodyear 17.5" H rated ST tires. Before I had the Goodyear G614 G rated ST tires. With a combined 48,000 miles between the two, I think I can recommend the ST tire. Goodyear warranty is tough to beat anywhere you go, that said though, one can always find that bad apple if they look long enough.

Concerning load weight on a tire, the only way to know for certain is to get it weighed, & by that I mean individual wheel weights that come from each tire sitting on a scale simultaneously! If you don't your kidding only yourself & asking for trouble down the road!

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You like ST tires, that's great. I like LT tires, I don't weigh my camper, I think it's a waste of time, you weigh yours that's great. I keep the air in my tires checked, I have TST TPMS, I know the air pressure in my tires all the time, I check the in the tires with a digital gauge at least once a week just to make sure the TPMS is working. It all comes down to what you like and what you feel safe with

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Old 03-13-2015, 07:10 PM   #52
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well, i made my choice.

i went with the goodyear marathons. i did notice that the load rating might be a little low. but 13,680lbs, and subtract the 20% hitch weight i might be good or not. i can always trade in the tires for an upgrade as they have not been installed yet.
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If I recall correctly, "ST" stands for "special trailer", and "LT" stands for "light truck". Wonder why ALL the tire manufacturers would do that?
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Old 03-13-2015, 07:48 PM   #54
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If I recall correctly, "ST" stands for "special trailer", and "LT" stands for "light truck". Wonder why ALL the tire manufacturers would do that?
Hmmm....must be a coincidence.
You don't think that "P" stands for Passenger, do you???

Maybe they actually design & test these things...naaaa....
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Hmmm....must be a coincidence.
You don't think that "P" stands for Passenger, do you???

Maybe they actually design & test these things...naaaa....
Seems like I read that somewhere...........
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If I recall correctly, "ST" stands for "special trailer", and "LT" stands for "light truck". Wonder why ALL the tire manufacturers would do that?
The tire markings are an industry standard of the Tire & Rim Association.
They are the ones that publish the standards so things like tire valves fit the holes in the rims or so all 15" tires fit 15" rims etc.
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well, i made my choice.

i went with the goodyear marathons. i did notice that the load rating might be a little low. but 13,680lbs, and subtract the 20% hitch weight i might be good or not. i can always trade in the tires for an upgrade as they have not been installed yet.

Why would you choose tires that don't have the load capacity to carry the load you expect to need?

I must be missing something here. Would you buy a pair of shoes a size too small simply because the store you were in was out of stock in your size?
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Why would you choose tires that don't have the load capacity to carry the load you expect to need?

I must be missing something here. Would you buy a pair of shoes a size too small simply because the store you were in was out of stock in your size?

i think the weight is good, it's just all the reviews i worry about.

what is a good tire to buy without having to worry?
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here is the posted weight 10662lbs
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Old 03-14-2015, 05:54 PM   #60
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here is the posted weight 10662lbs
i think i bought the wrong size tire, it calling for 235/85/16

i bought 235/80/16 anyway i take them back and get the right ones
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