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Old 04-29-2015, 08:06 PM   #21
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I think the higher pressures need to be verified. But I seriously doubt jumping from C rated 50psi to a D rated 65 psi will blow out the steel in the rim. It is only 15 psi additional and the rims take more abuse than that driving down the road.

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Old 04-29-2015, 09:23 PM   #22
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This is my history with trailer tires:
In 2008 went I pick up my new Cardinal (33SBLE) the dealer said that I was lucky because the trailer came with Goodyear Marathon tires (ST 235/80 R16 E). I thought that I would be in good shape with them, but my first set lasted 8,600 miles (2yrs) with two of them having separated. The second set of Marathons lasted 7400 miles (1.5 yrs) with a blowout. Had to buy two tire on road, they only had Gladiator (never heard of them), but had to have something. Bought two more after we got home and they all lasted 7400 miles (1.5 yrs). Now I’ve Maxxis with 6400 miles (2yrs old) and getting ready to make 5600 mile trip.
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Old 06-16-2015, 08:13 AM   #23
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The OEM tires on my 2608 ws are 14's and c rated / 6 ply. On some roads, usually concrete, the unit bounced like hell. Just wondering if a higher rated tire would made a difference?


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Old 06-16-2015, 05:51 PM   #24
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My previous travel trailer came equipped with Freestar tires. Over 20 k and they still looked OK when I traded the camper. NC to Seattle, NC to Yellowstone and several trips to Texas. I would put those on again in a heartbeat
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