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Old 08-01-2016, 09:28 PM   #1
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Tire Covers - Yes or No

So I had an older gentleman that hangs out at the local country store ask me about my MH and he says I really need to get Tire Covers or my tires will dry rot ....

Yes or No ... do I really need theM?
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Old 08-01-2016, 09:34 PM   #2
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So I had an older gentleman that hangs out at the local country store ask me about my MH and he says I really need to get Tire Covers or my tires will dry rot ....

Yes or No ... do I really need theM?
I am a novice about this subject. From my take on this when it has been posted the answer is yes and buy a reflective color. For me that is the way I will go.

Then again, keep reading until you read what you want to read. Best of luck.
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:11 PM   #3
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When parked for an extended period of time a cover keeps the sun off the tires. May keep them cooler too. We got ours from Amazon - not expensive and I take it as cheap insurance.


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Old 08-01-2016, 10:16 PM   #4
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:41 PM   #5
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Never ever used them but then again I have only been doing this for forty seven years.
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:50 PM   #6
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Never ever used them but then again I have only been doing this for forty seven years.
Well then that makes you an expert on the subject! Yes you need wheel covers to keep UV off the tires. Do any internet search on the subject and you will see it's a no brainer.
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Old 08-02-2016, 07:31 AM   #7
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6 tires cost me $1500. If I need to replace them every 7-8 years because of UV aging, this is about $200 a year.

4 covers cost $50. If these extend my tire life by just 1/2 year, they more then paid for themselves.

It only takes about 2 minutes to put the covers on. I put the covers on if I'm going to be parked in the same spot for more than a few days.

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Old 08-02-2016, 07:35 AM   #8
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With so many different answers, i do cover mine just to be safe. Cheaper then new tires or a blow out going down the highway.
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6 tires cost me $1500. If I need to replace them every 7-8 years because of UV aging, this is about $200 a year.

4 covers cost $50. If these extend my tire life by just 1/2 year, they more then paid for themselves.

It only takes about 2 minutes to put the covers on. I put the covers on if I'm going to be parked in the same spot for more than a few days.

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Old 08-02-2016, 08:34 AM   #10
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Extended UV exposure is detrimental to pretty much everything so it makes sense to protect what you can. Weighing the cost and effort of protection against no protection in this case is an easy yes. Covers don't cost much and are very easy to deploy.

Or you can follow 47 years of experience otherwise...
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