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Old 02-24-2014, 06:02 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by PhotoMaster View Post
Thanks. It's times like these I get so frustrated that the idea of living easier is actually becoming more complicated.
I've got to ask, why worry so much about it? It's just air pressure, have properly rated tires, set the air pressure to spec max and go camping.

At the end of the day, despite experts proclaiming that you need to weigh each axle and come up with some magic number then set your final pressure with the tire at a known max temperature to 76.5PSI, just set them to the spec as researched by the manufacturer.

Nobody has ever been hurt by a tire that's loaded within it's load range and the owner set the pressure to spec, defects or extreme age withstanding. Trust me, considering that the vast majority are running low on pressure you're in good shape.

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Old 03-01-2014, 07:39 AM   #32
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Greg (PhotoMaster), I think you're right about the "expert" - sometimes they're mistaken or just have wrong information. An RV expert is likely not a tire expert - that would be the engineer that designs the tires and knows all those formulas about loads, stresses, etc.

I set my tires to the recommended pressure and go. I also have tire pressure monitors - something I highly recommend.

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