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Old 06-10-2014, 08:22 AM   #11
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LT or P rated tires
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Old 06-10-2014, 12:14 PM   #12
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Thanks for posting the link. I have not figured how to do that in the FR app

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Old 06-10-2014, 11:37 PM   #13
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I like OC's solution. Just wish i was more handy at making something like that. How well is it holding up OC with just the tape holding it to the roof.
I asked him that at the end of April, His reply was:

"It is still sitting just like it has since installing. Have over 6,000 miles on it and no signs of loosening. I did clean the whole area and the flange on the alum cover very good with acetone before using the tape. "

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Old 06-11-2014, 12:18 AM   #14
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Good idea! If you didn't, when you get a chance put something between the tires and the roof. Plastic, another piece of wood (With a hole for the vent of course!) or something. Tires when left on their sides tend to leave pretty permanent prints.
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Old 06-11-2014, 11:37 PM   #15
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I would be worried about the oils/gassing from the old tires will put circle stain your roof
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:52 AM   #16
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Common practice for people living in mobile homes is to place tires on top to keep the roof from rumbling in heavy wind. Doesn't look very good but makes it harder for the neighbors to steal your tires.
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:12 PM   #17
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No marks so far. On the side you can't see I cut the sidewall completely off, this allows them to fit over skylights. I only leave them up for a day or 2 when a storm rolls through. Even if they did leave a slight stain I'm more then ok with that after the full replacement of everything on the roof a few years back.

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