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Old 10-18-2016, 12:02 PM   #1
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So i have read on this forum that most suggest using tire covers when planning to park for an extended period of time. I am camping this weekend and probably be done for the season. I am not sure which tire cover size to purchase. My tire size is ST205/75D14C. Any suggestions?

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Old 10-18-2016, 12:09 PM   #2
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Most of the 'how to order' directions I've seen say to measure the tires' diameter to get the correct covers.

*HERE* is how Camping World suggests you measure.

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Old 10-18-2016, 12:49 PM   #3
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What your trying to do is block the sun.....might only need one double or single axle style
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Old 10-18-2016, 01:36 PM   #4
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Spot on Bob - and you are only trying to block the UV Rays on your tires - your rims don't care
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Old 10-18-2016, 08:00 PM   #5
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I use a 27-29 inch double on the same size tires. Snugs up good.
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Old 10-19-2016, 09:18 AM   #6
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Cut a sheet of 1/4" plywood to fit.

All your doing is casting shade, A plastic tarp would work.
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Old 10-19-2016, 09:25 AM   #7
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I had a doubles for my Roo. I found that snow piled up on the part of the cover that stretched between the tires and caused it to pull the covers off. I'm using 2 singles on my Mini Lite now and not having any issues. So if you're in a snow area, I'd recommend singles over doubles.
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Old 10-19-2016, 09:39 AM   #8
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My blog post on the topic explains the "WHY" for using white covers. UV is IMO a smaller portion of the reason with heat reduction being a major reason.

I suggest order single tire covers based on measured tire OD per ordering instructions. I use them whenever I am parked unless it is raining.

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