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Old 07-06-2015, 04:22 PM   #1
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Rotating tires

Who rotates fifth wheel tires? I have a 35' 5er and want to know if people rotate tires and at how many miles
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Old 07-06-2015, 04:42 PM   #2
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I do it once per season when I inspect/repack the bearings.
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Old 07-06-2015, 05:01 PM   #3
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Never have and never will. The reason for rotating on a car/truck is 2 are steering/providing traction and 2 are trailing/providing traction. On a trailer, all 4 are just trailing, neither steering or providing traction.
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Old 07-06-2015, 05:36 PM   #4
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I was thinking for a wear issue. To make sure you get even wear for all 4
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Old 07-06-2015, 05:44 PM   #5
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I am ( and I think most ) are replacing tires due to age rather than being worn down. I have not rotated any of my tires and the last time I replaced all 4 with brand new ones I think the tread was probably at 60%. they just got old and two showed real bad signs of dry rot due to sun and moisture.
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Old 07-06-2015, 05:50 PM   #6
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I think that is what OC was referring to. The trailer tires are just rolling behind you 99% of the time so the wear should be even side to side. Unlike a car were to two front tires need to steer the car and drive it forward (fwd car). So the wear is different front to back. If you have an alinement issue then you will have different wear side to side.
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