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Old 01-11-2018, 09:29 AM   #1
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Tire Covers for DS 4369 ??

I just ordered and received some CAMCO 40-42" tire covers for our MH. This morning I went to verify fit prior to discarding the packaging, and found that they appear to be too small for the 39" tires.

What have people had success with?

Over the next 4 months, we will be storing the MH for 4-5 weeks at a time, here in the FL sun, and have decided to put covers on during these entended storage periods.

Thanks in Advance.
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:19 AM   #2
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Are we all sure tire covers really do anything? Perhaps it depends on how you use your rig.
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The ones that I ordered were snug. They loosen up slightly over time... but are still snug. I guess this way they are unlikely to blow away.
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Are we all sure tire covers really do anything? Perhaps it depends on how you use your rig.


We live in the southwest. I can't say for certain that the covers are the best solution for UV damage. I can say for certain that when I pull them off that my wheels/rims look just a clean, bright, and shiny as when I covered the tires. In my opinion the tires look better too.
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Even though we are full time travelers, I still believe in covering my tires if we are stationary for more than a couple weeks.

I remember sitting though an RV class a few years ago while waiting for my RV in service at Lazy Days. The class was all about tires. The "expert" there said when in hot sunny climates for extended periods of time your tires should be covered to preserve the oils and slow future cracking. He also said the solid vinyl type that don't allow the tires to breath are not good, the covers should be breathable.

I'm still trying to decide on what type to get. I have the solid ones that wrap around and fit, but have been looking at the custom square ones that you mount on snaps, which are more like a screen material. Still can't decide.
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Are we all sure tire covers really do anything? Perhaps it depends on how you use your rig.
I have read and watched (YouTube) enough information that discusses and shows the decreased temperature during storage, and impact of UV light on tires, I am convinced.

I have also heard from enough others that the tires look better once uncovered. Cleaning tires requires a lot of timer per sq. ft. of surface compared to the rest of the vehicle.

For me, I am convinced the cost is worth it, but I want something that fits.

I will likely send these back to AMAZON, but wait till after the Tampa RV Show, to see what, if anything is available in the accessory tent.
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I ended up buying the largest size that Camco has to cover my front and tag 365/70 and 315/80 drive tires.
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Best I've found: https://www.covercraft.com/us/en/pro...-tiresavers.ST

"Breathable" tire covers? There is enough slack around tire covers for air circulation, where do people come up with this stuff???
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I just ordered and received some CAMCO 40-42" tire covers for our MH. This morning I went to verify fit prior to discarding the packaging, and found that they appear to be too small for the 39" tires.

What have people had success with?

Over the next 4 months, we will be storing the MH for 4-5 weeks at a time, here in the FL sun, and have decided to put covers on during these entended storage periods.

Thanks in Advance.
I use the OS 43" to 45" Tyre Gard #3976.
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I bought the Covercraft Snap Ring covers and really like them. Easy to install and remove.
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We have the magneshade covers. Easy on easy off
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I always order my tire covers ONE SIZE LARGER than I need...much easier on and off and last longer too! This has worked great for me and I came up with the neatest and easiest little device for attaching the tie downs at the bottom behind the tires.

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