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Old 10-16-2016, 12:28 PM   #11
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Glad you came out of it okay. I've got a FR Cardinal 5th wheel. Second cross-country trip we blew an original tire. I don't remember the brand. Replaced all 4 with Goodyears. Return portion of the same trip a bearing burned out and we lost a wheel---completely. Not related to the tires, but since we couldn't find the wheel, we replaced the wheel and axle and the other tire on that side which was damaged. A few trips later a leaf spring broke and when the trailer dropped a propane line rubbed a tire and wore through it rather quickly. The exploding tire damaged the tire on the other axle, so we replaced both. A couple of trips later, we replaced all 4 tires again, so this time a tire sidewall blew out on the tow vehicle. We survived all of this, met a bunch of nice people...both pros and others who just stopped to help. I'm only posting this to let you know you're not alone---but the RV experience is still a lot of fun. Maybe a tad extra exciting at times, but still fun.

Flemington, NJ

2007 Cardinal 30W LE
2008 Ford F-250 Long Bed Diesel
Total of 21 Months on the Road Since 2008
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