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Old 10-29-2013, 09:59 PM   #15
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Lots of people (me included) run 5 psi higher. That allows for some leakage without having to fill the tires everytime they drop a few psi.
If you check the charts, adding 5 psi more provides for a fair amount of load fluctuation and protection without causing a firm ride as well as protects against any leakage.

Interestingly, I would have to overload my coach to reach the point of inflating the tires to the maximum psi. A sorry state of affairs for those who inflate their tires to the max without weighing their rig.
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Old 10-30-2013, 04:25 AM   #16
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I made a "motorhome-tire-pressure-calculator" in wich I use my own formula , wich is beter then that of the tire-makers, and adds first a reserve load for things like , pressure loss in time, unequall loading R/L, incidental extra loading or loadshifting during vacation, and whatever I might have forgotten to mention.
In case only GAWR's are given in part 1 it uses that with rear a reserve for overloading depending on the GVWR of the motorhome.
In case Weighed or assumed Axle loads are given in part 2, it uses those with a reserve of 10% added.
In case in part 3 4 point weighing is given it uses that and makes the weighed loads to be between 85% and 95% of the loadcapacity belonging to the adviced pressure.
All these used reserves are given to make it clear, but can be chanched by you , if you want it different, if you have other idea about it, so you stay boss.
It also gives more additional information wich can be usefull.

https://skydrive.live.com/?cid=a526e...E092E6DC%21793
In this map on my public map of skydrive, take the newest american version ( so tire instead of tyre) and download it first by RIGHT-CLICKING and choose DOWNLOAD. Then open it in Excell or Open-office CALC on your computer . Dont leftclick or choose other because those are to complicated or cant handle some important things I used in most spreadsheets.

So in lack of weighing ( preferably 4 point) you can now look for the GAWR's ( mostly on same plate as pressure-advices) on car, and the tire-data as maximum load and pressure needed for that from the sidewalls.

If then questions pup-up or you want me to do it, ask me in this topic.
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