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Old 06-12-2016, 07:48 AM   #41
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Also the Cooper Discoverer HT Plus are not LT tires. They are XL tires. They have a load range of 119T and a reinforced sidewall.
I got them on sale for $608 vs about $1100 for LT for my truck.
My problem is the tire size of my truck. The LT tires have a limited selection. 275 60 20.
I have been well pleased with them until we got the newer truck. However. I do feel that the majority of my issue is the different suspension.
Our TT is a big winds ail going down the road. The height is 13ft 2 inches so it catches every breeze anyway.
Before I went to the equalizer WDH 4 pt sway control. I was towing down I65 and a flea sneezed on the side of the road. I thought I was going to get pushed to the median 😜


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Old 06-12-2016, 08:18 AM   #42
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I had the same truck and liked the ride and all but only used it to tow 7000#. It was a 2012 also used the equalizer 4 point. The 28' TT pulled gave no problems even with the 20" tires. May be imagination but opened Windows on both sides slightly which made passing semis less noticeable. When time for a new truck bought the F250. That was costly as a new 5er came next. �� I've been trying to figure anything besides your TT is longer and heavier but come up blank. You seem to have everything covered now and should be in great shape. Hope to here problem eliminated next trip
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:20 AM   #43
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I'm not knowledgeable about the Cooper tires. I recently installed the Nitto Dura Grappler 275/60-20. There are not a lot of choices when getting 20" tires E rated tires but these are. Max tire load is 3,415 each. Made in Japan. Total cost was $1,208 out of the door

I've used Nitto tires on my other truck (Ram 2500 CTD) and never had a problem.
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Old 06-12-2016, 08:21 AM   #44
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I told my wife when we traded that I wanted a 3/4 ton truck. She said NO!!! She said that if I got a bigger truck that I would go get a bigger TT or most likely a 5er. Yep she knows me too well. Lol


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Exactly what happened here. Like the 5er so well thinking of a 1 ton real soon as a bigger 5er may be in the forecast but we really like the one we have. I just want a new truck again. You this one is 6 months old. Crazy but have done it before.
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Exactly what happened here. Like the 5er so well thinking of a 1 ton real soon as a bigger 5er may be in the forecast but we really like the one we have. I just want a new truck again. You this one is 6 months old. Crazy but have done it before.

Lol. Never ending


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Lol. Never ending


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I've had everything except a Class C. Even thought the Class A would be the end of it. Realized in my mind at least, nothing better than a 5er. The only way I'd go back is if 3 stairs to the bedroom became a problem, then either another Class A or quit.
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Too much weight distributed to the front? Are your tires inflated to the max psi?
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5 lbs shy of max weight. Front end has 1/2 inch rise when hooked up so should be about perfect


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The tires on the truck start the sway and the trailer aggravates it. Don't believe it, tow a 5er on P tires and then on LT LR D or E tires. 5ers normally have no sway until you try to tow on P tires. I experienced it first hand.
X2 with OC. When I started towing my first 5r I had some sway at the rear of my 1/2 ton. Changed all shocks from factory to Bilistein 5100 with no help, same when I added air bags. All that did was help with the squat. Changed the tires from factory P rated to Cooper E rated, ran them at 70 psi when towing and never looked back, all sway disappeared.
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