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Old 07-16-2015, 12:31 PM   #29
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For those who have never had a blowout on a RV, the damage is massive, especially in the front. I had $17,000 worth of damage on my last coach when I lost a front tire. I wish I had the TPMS then. I don't know if it would have predicted this failure or not but, as it is, I will never know.

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My left front blew on the interstate and it took part of my fender and harnesses to the HWH system. I did the repair work myself which saved a lot of money.

I monitor my pressures and temps closely, especially temps.

Back to pressures. Since I know I will get pressure increases in the tire up to about 15 psi, I changed my factory tires from 235/75 to 255/70. This give me plenty of safety range for setting my cold pressures without without worry about high road pressures. Tread wear is good so I think I am on the right track. Would still like to see a max pressure under load chart that has been verified by testing.
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