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Old 03-06-2008, 01:16 PM   #1
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Does anyone know who makes/sells the tire covers with the clear circle in the middle that exposes the wheel? I've seen a few of them on coaches but haven't found the source.

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Does anyone know who makes/sells the tire covers with the clear circle in the middle that exposes the wheel? I've seen a few of them on coaches but haven't found the source.

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Old 03-07-2008, 06:05 PM   #3
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Rick,

Check these out, I think these have the clear center by the description.

http://www.rvsunshadeco.com/wheels.htm
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That's the one! Thanks Tom. See you at Ocean Mesa
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Old 03-08-2008, 08:33 AM   #5
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Save your money. Seriously.
Wheel covers provide absolutely no value.
They are not protecting your tires from anything.
How do I know this?
My neighbor works for a major tire company.... more than likely the manufacturer of the ones on your Alpine. He was watching me putting the covers on my Newmar one day and came out in hysterics. I asked him why and he responded that covering tires to "protect" them from UV or whatever was the oldest wives tale in the tire industry. Unbeknownst to me all of the major tire companies have conducted massive studies concerning tire wear and storage. Suffice to say covering your tires provides no benefit. Your tires will wear exactly as they would sitting in the hot sun. Amount of air in your tires and making sure that they do not stay on a single spot for too long has some value but covering yields nothing according to this manufacturers research.
I am sure I will get some frags regarding this opine but this guys position within this manufacturer is pretty close to the top and he has been in the tire biz for 35 years.
Might want to factor that before you spend any dough on covers for anything else than aesthetic reasons.

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Old 03-08-2008, 12:18 PM   #6
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I use Armour All Extreme Tire Shine with UV protectant each time I wash the coach. I find it does a great job protecting the tires and makes them look good and I don't have to lug around or install those tire covers.
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