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Old 02-22-2015, 06:49 PM   #11
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My opinion is useless.... I would read from any manufacturer/s about installing LT vs: ST tires on any trailer application. In the end it will always be YOUR choice. You will never go wrong with Goodrich or Michelin tires.


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Old 02-22-2015, 07:36 PM   #12
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Lt245/75/16E Mesa (by Cooper). So far so good.
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Old 02-23-2015, 08:46 AM   #13
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LT Tires? I wouldn't if I were you. I would put either Maxis or Goodyear Marathon Trailer tires on your rig. I's put in metal valve stems as well.
What is your reasoning? ST tires are speed rated to 65 MPH, have an extremely poor track record on heavier trailers, so, please explain your reasoning if you would.
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Old 02-23-2015, 04:46 PM   #14
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Maxxis, it is. After 2 adventures in RVing (blowouts) I switched to Maxxis based on opinions from a RV forum a few years ago. The last blowout cost my insurance co $6100.
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Old 02-24-2015, 10:18 AM   #15
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Pm bombdoc, he just put on Lt's on his sabre.
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Old 02-24-2015, 02:58 PM   #16
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Hey Guys

This is the original poster here. As I stated I wasn't trying to re-ignite the LT vs ST debate but if you want to have it go for it. You can never tell when something new might pop up.

I was JUST asking what LT tires you have that you think perform well. Giving me manufacture and size is fine but the model of the tire would be most helpful.

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Old 02-24-2015, 03:56 PM   #17
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This is the original poster here. As I stated I wasn't trying to re-ignite the LT vs ST debate but if you want to have it go for it. You can never tell when something new might pop up.

I was JUST asking what LT tires you have that you think perform well. Giving me manufacture and size is fine but the model of the tire would be most helpful.

Debate on!!!!!
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Old 02-24-2015, 04:55 PM   #18
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What is your reasoning? ST tires are speed rated to 65 MPH, have an extremely poor track record on heavier trailers, so, please explain your reasoning if you would.
The LT vs ST debate is almost like the 1/2 towing light weight 5er debate.

No clear consensus and a LOT of personal opinions

I believe I saw a post from WMTire (Site team and tire professional that outlined the whys and why nots of LT & ST tires)

But I remember a quote from a tire seminar I went to last year: "Special trailer tires are designed with a thicker side wall than passenger vehicle tires because they need to handle more vertical load."

Also, I have a pretty good RV101 Article. here is the link:
Trailer Towing – ST Tires vs. LT Tires | RV 101® your education source for RV information
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Handkook F19's a 14 ply rating you will never look back. The tire shop here has never had one fail. Ever. Over 10,000 miles without a hitch on my Columbus 365 RL.
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I believe I saw a post from WMTire (Site team and tire professional that outlined the whys and why nots of LT & ST tires)
Note- we think you may be confusing a member named tireman with
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