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Old 08-03-2015, 01:47 PM   #11
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I try not to turn any tighter than needed especially backing. Creates extra stress.
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Old 08-03-2015, 02:57 PM   #12
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x2 on the 'take it easy while backing'... you can easily get into a situation backing where you are scrubbing a tire sideways across the road and that can pop a tire off the rim.

On the second trip (first of any length) on my previous TT, I was backing onto a crushed rock road and heard a 'pop'. Thought it was just a rock being shot out but turns out I had flattened a tire. I didn't notice it until about 30 miles later at a right-hand turn. Fortunately, put on the spare and had mo more problems for 9 years.
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Old 08-03-2015, 05:34 PM   #13
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Just be careful of the brand of tire. If they are China bombs (Trail Express) get new ones now before it is too late.
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Old 08-03-2015, 05:55 PM   #14
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Also don't forget to rotate those RV tires, the back ones will wear more because of the sliding.
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Old 08-04-2015, 04:08 AM   #15
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Good pictures! Although it may scare you, this is totally normal. Best solution is don't look , just watch where you are turning!
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Old 08-04-2015, 06:20 AM   #16
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Its Normal I currently have 3 dual axle trailers all do it, and have had several others over 30 years........

As far as rotation I have never rotated trailer tires they almost always time out / dry rot before the tread wears out. If you travel 10K mile a year then maybe. You will get alot of opinions both ways on that.


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