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Old 01-05-2014, 09:04 AM   #11
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Just keep in mind that the Goodyear tire has a 110 psi rating, that doesn't mean that your 4 factory installed wheels mounted with the Master Track tire are rated for 110 psi.

Kind of goes back to that old saying about a chain is only as strong is it's weakest link.
I don't know much about tires, so how do you tell if you have the wrong wheels for the goodyear's. I have nice alluminum wheels on the camper.
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Old 01-05-2014, 09:34 AM   #12
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My understanding is that is should be stamped on the backside of the wheel, however on the wheels that came on our Wildcat 353LS I was not able to locate the PSI rating. The stamped weight rating per wheel on ours is stated 3200#. Our 5th wheel has 6,000 axles, I'm not sure what you have on your trailer.
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My understanding is that is should be stamped on the backside of the wheel, however on the wheels that came on our Wildcat 353LS I was not able to locate the PSI rating. The stamped weight rating per wheel on ours is stated 3200#. Our 5th wheel has 6,000 axles, I'm not sure what you have on your trailer.
Thanks, I will go under camper and check it out, I think I have 6,000 axles on the 30RL.
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You don't have to run 110 poundsbut good year is the only company that pays for damage when you have a blow out
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Old 01-05-2014, 09:51 AM   #15
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Thanks, I will go under camper and check it out, I think I have 6,000 axles on the 30RL.
Your axle rating will be posted on the yellow DOT sticker listing tire size and weights that should be on the street side of your 5th wheel near the front lower corner.
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Your axle rating will be posted on the yellow DOT sticker listing tire size and weights that should be on the street side of your 5th wheel near the front lower corner.
I checked out the axle rating and it was 6,000 lb, I also got under camper and this is what I found, the rims are made in China surprise, 3200 pounds was stamped on the rims.
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I couldn't find a PSI rating either. I am just assuming that with a 3200# load rating that the max PSI would be at either or below 90.

You could run G rated tires on the wheels, but the weight that the tire is rated at will be far above what your wheels are rated at. You can also drop the PSI that you put in the G rated tire, which will also decrease the load capacity of the tire. I would also allow for sidewall flex which would allow for more heat to build in the tire materials.

Of course the G rated tires are built much stronger as far as tire construction and number of Ply's.

Someone mentioned that Goodyear would cover trailer damage due to a blow out, but could they also deny to do this if running the tire under the proper PSI?

It can become a vicious cycle as to the right or proper route to take. Best advise I could give is to read the many post of tire choices, manufactures and selection available in your market. I know my tire guy who I trust pretty much gave me this same advice, because your not going to find a ST specialty trailer tire made in the USA. And it seems that the quality of imports can be all over the spectrum from manufacture to manufacture as well as quality control with in all the manufactures.

But if you keep your PSI set correct, stay within the speed rating of the tires, keep them covered when parked to keep the sun from baking the side walls to a cracking or dry rot situation the OEM China tires may do the job you need them to do...for awhile.

I guess my suggestion would be to buy what you think is best, keep all the sizes the same, try to stick with all tires and tread patters being the same, then what fits into your budget and carry a very low deductible on your insurance.
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Oh one other thing, what speed should I be going with these tires. On my trip to Yellowstone there were a few days that I was running 80mph, mostly 65 but a few times more.
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Most all E-rated ST tires are a max 65MPH.
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Here is a great link for information on ST (trailer) tires.

Trailer Tire Facts - Discount Tire
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