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Old 10-31-2015, 03:00 PM   #41
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This is helpful to those who run Bridgestone tires.
Actually it's good for all of your tires. They are all governed by the same regulations and industry standards.

The recommended (correct) inflation pressures are set by the vehicle manufacturer and are not disputed by tire manufacturers. Your particular inflation pressures can be manipulated (above recommendations) by anyone as long as the OE tire inflation pressures are respected and safety considerations are observed.

Tire load inflation charts are standardized. All are approved by the TRA. Only unique sizes will be different.
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FR cannot recommend tire pressures because they do not know what kind of load anyone's motorhome will be carrying. All they can recommend is the tire pressure for the max load any particular motorhome can carry. This is determined by the axle ratings, engine and transmission. This is why it is best to weigh a motorhome, then determine the air pressure from the load/pressure charts provided by the TIRE manufacturer.

There are tens of thousands of threads on this on multiple forums on the internet.
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I cannot continue in this thread without angering the participants with what appears to be my inability to present the facts in a manner that is understood by the majority.

I leave here with the following recommendation; Use the address below to seek interpretations from the governing body.

The Chief Counsel
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U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE.
Washington, DC 20590

Be specific with your query's
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Yep. We just simple ex-hard working RV owners here. Living on a fixed income. Comprehension and understanding could be above our pay scale at this point in our lives. (That what some think I guess).

I do think that on a 40' Berk anything from 90 to 100 pounds will work. No matter what your weights are.

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Old 11-01-2015, 08:36 AM   #48
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Did you do it again? I didn't think that thread was going well. After all, none of are very bright.


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I guess he gave up on us. I read most of what he linked and tried to understand what he was saying. I guess I didn't understand. I don't believe he addressed any question I had other than to get all wound up about me asking what RV he owned. He seems to have a huge amount of knowledge about tires. I wish he would discuss and explain why he thinks we are doing it wrong.
My earlier post was not very nice so I took it down.



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Oh well, he must have been thin skinned.


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I just think he doesn't like when people question or disagree with him. Latah dude!
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I know you and I were to Camp Freightliner. Mike (instructor) spent hours on weight and tire pressure using the charts. I am sticking with what Freightliner taught and recommended for us and all other motorhome manufacturers. It is pretty simple and straight forward. Know your axle weights and adjust the pressure according to the tire manufacturers pressure charts.


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Heaven know we have had many threads on the subject. I'm just happy when new owners are brave enough to ask the question. I know I did when I first started.


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I know you and I were to Camp Freightliner. Mike (instructor) spent hours on weight and tire pressure using the charts. I am sticking with what Freightliner taught and recommended for us and all other motorhome manufacturers. It is pretty simple and straight forward. Know your axle weights and adjust the pressure according to the tire manufacturers pressure charts.


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Couldn't be easier or more straight forward when you follow these directions!

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I know you and I were to Camp Freightliner. Mike (instructor) spent hours on weight and tire pressure using the charts. I am sticking with what Freightliner taught and recommended for us and all other motorhome manufacturers. It is pretty simple and straight forward. Know your axle weights and adjust the pressure according to the tire manufacturers pressure charts.


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Exactly. I really wasn't trying to give this guy a hard time. I wanted to know what if anything he thought we were doing wrong. I don't think he reads anyone else's posts. Again he seems very knowledgeable but that doesn't mean much if he isn't able to communicate that knowledge to the less knowledgable



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Heaven know we have had many threads on the subject. I'm just happy when new owners are brave enough to ask the question. I know I did when I first started.


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I feel bad when a newer guy in this case the OP Fred gets cough tin the middle of a disagreement that as you say Paul is straight forward. Hopefully Fred got the info he needed.



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I just hope he didn't get shell shocked and doesn't return.


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I don't think so. Fred seems like a good guy. I think he has lots to contribute.



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