Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-10-2012, 07:15 PM   #21
Senior Member
Hatchet58's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Tacoma Wa
Posts: 182
okey okey, so i take it I'm by far not the only one with problems, But I havent had a Blow out yet, Looks like the Tires will be done soon ( before the next outing in Oct) I am leaning toward the GoodYear But I will be going to up a load level also , And Looking forward to a FROG rally here on the west coast


Chevy 2500HD Diesel
07 SandPiper F305

Days camped 2011 "3" so far,
Hatchet58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 07:18 PM   #22
Senior Member
Malco's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Central Nova Scotia
Posts: 519
I have Duro ST tires on my Salem and so far haven't had any issues.I check them for cracks (so far none) and also for any distortion(also so far none).I hope it stays that way for awhile.

2011 Salem 30kqbss
2013 Ram 2500
2005 Ram 2500
1968 Pontiac Le Mans
Malco is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 07:38 PM   #23
Senior Member
QCCowboy's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 880
Originally Posted by f1100turbo
I never see anyone complain or praise about DURO tires ?
I know the sabre's have them.

Any idea's ?
Got the same tires on my Sabre. No issues so far after 2 years (except for getting a nail in one of them, but I cannot fault the tire for that.) Check them over before every trip and they don't show any visible signs of problems.
Jack of all trades - Master of none
2012 F350 CC DRW - 6.7L PSD
2014 Sabre 36QBOK
QCCowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 07:47 PM   #24
fishman's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: The FL Keys
Posts: 46
I had three blowouts on my old Jayco and they were Goodyear Marathons. Marathon is a decent tire but you still need to treat 'em right and check them regularly. I did neither and suffered the consequences.
I'll likely swap out the chinese factory tires on my new Wildcat with Marathons again and I'm promising myself that I will maintain them like I maintain my truck tires.
2012 Wildcat 344QB w/ Outside Kitchen
2011 F350 6.7 Lariat Crew Cab LB SRW FX4
fishman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 08:23 PM   #25
Senior Member
Old car's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: south Kansas City area
Posts: 1,298
My trailer to me is 16 months old and has a manufacture date of April 2011. I have not checked the date on the tires themselves. Air pressure is checked every trip and visual inspected at gas stops. Always kept them within 2-3 psi as stated on the tires. Keep them covered when not in use. Since I have $300 now invested in two new Load D tires and another $150 in a Load E; Saturday I am replacing the last of the Load C tires with D and will run them. The E will now be my spare.

Randy and Patty
2015 Sabre 33 CKTS-6 Platinum Edition
Reese 16K Slider hitch
2015 GMC Sierra 3500HD diesel dually
Old car is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 08:25 PM   #26
Senior Member
BOBFIDY's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Broken Arrow, OK
Posts: 1,110
Another question to kick around.
Are there any issues with running a combonation of radial tires and bias ply tires on the trailer?
After some feedback I will lay out the reason why I ask.
Thanks in advance for any in put.
2010 Salem LA 292FKDS
One of the Original 14 F.R.O.G.s
1st, 2nd, and 3rd INTERNATIONAL F.R.O.G. RALLY Branson. MO.
1st, 2nd, and 4th INTERNATIONAL RALLY Goshen, IN.
BOBFIDY is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 08:26 PM   #27
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
TURBS's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,423
I wish I knew the brand of the tires my 2006 flagstaff had .
6 years old and had the originals on it .

ANYONE on here buy a 2006 832 bhss from cheyenne camping center last august lol
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 08:33 PM   #28
Site Team
wmtire's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Northeast Louisiana
Posts: 16,534
Originally Posted by BOBFIDY View Post
Another question to kick around.
Are there any issues with running a combonation of radial tires and bias ply tires on the trailer?
Yes, they flex and handle different. In very simple terms, the radial will squat, and the bias won't. You bias tire, will carry more of the load, even if it is on a separate axle.

You ideally want all tires to carry the load as equal as possible between them.

On a trailer, it not nearly as big a deal as on a vehicle that needs traction. You combine them on a vehicle and you run the risk of your rear-end passing your front-end.
2011 Flagstaff 831 RLBSS

Iíve lost my scapegoat.
I have nobody to blame but myself.
wmtire is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2012, 11:17 PM   #29
Senior Member
amxpress's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Clayton, NC
Posts: 685
To answer the OP, if you plan on sticking with ST tires, check out Maxxis. They are probably the best rated tires on the various RV forums. Go to their website for size & load information. If your local tire dealer does not stock them, he can order them from his distributor.
Whatever you decide on, be sure ro have the new ones balanced and install steel valve stems.
Good luck.
2013 Palomino Columbus 320RS
2007 Dodge RAM 2500 6.7 Cummins
Reese 15K manual slider
M.I.L. in Florida for good!!
amxpress is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2012, 04:44 AM   #30
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 75
Did the people who had blowouts replace both tires on that side? When one tire blows out it leaves double the load on the other one on that side.

TV: 2012 Silverado 3500HD DRW Duramax/Allison
FW: 2013 Sandpiper 365SAQ
fschambe is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:56 AM.