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Old 01-28-2016, 09:22 AM   #29
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A little off topic ,, dose anyone use green slime in your tires to prevent puncture leaks.

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Old 01-28-2016, 10:45 AM   #30
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A little off topic ,, dose anyone use green slime in your tires to prevent puncture leaks.

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Used it in my work truck tires in a wood pallet grinding faculity.

Sealed up the small holes but if we broke down the tire and cleaned the slime out, we couldn't keep air in the tire.

I would never use it in a highway tire. A patch/plug is the only proper repair.
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Old 01-28-2016, 12:26 PM   #31
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My daughter has a rural mail route and was frequently getting flats, her husband looks for nails, screws and what not and will pull them out and push in a plug. I think Black Jack is the name of the plugs he uses.

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Old 01-30-2016, 06:52 AM   #32
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At home I have a pretty good sized shop compressor but my Porter Cable pancake unit is sure nice as it will fit in the 5ers basement. I also have a little Sears Craftfman 12VDC that will work in an emergency - but with that one, I have to be prepared for a long sit.

I'm surprised at 125 psig in a 5er as most, not all, of course, use a 16 inch tire (235/245-85Rx16) and are normally run at 80 psig. Also, most wheels and valve stems are not rated for those pressures.
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At home I have a pretty good sized shop compressor but my Porter Cable pancake unit is sure nice as it will fit in the 5ers basement. I also have a little Sears Craftfman 12VDC that will work in an emergency - but with that one, I have to be prepared for a long sit.

I'm surprised at 125 psig in a 5er as most, not all, of course, use a 16 inch tire (235/245-85Rx16) and are normally run at 80 psig. Also, most wheels and valve stems are not rated for those pressures.

I believe all the DRV units come standard with 125 psi G114 H-rated tires, 17" wheels, and metal valve stems. These suckers are HEAVY! If I could throw another "axle" (morryde independent suspension) on mine I would, but unfortunately the configuration of the slides prevent this.
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Old 01-30-2016, 11:02 PM   #34
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I carry 100 PSI in my tires. Installed a 20 Lb. CO2 tank and a 50ft hose. Airing up tires is fast and very quiet.
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Old 01-31-2016, 05:19 PM   #35
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I have a 200 psi Viare with 3 lb bottle built in under the truck that runs air bags air chucks etc. Works great. Also a small 12v compressor battery charger combo in the trailer. The small one is handy for light tasks but will not air up the 120 psi tires
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Old 02-03-2016, 01:27 AM   #36
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I've only had to put as much as 80 PSI into the tires on my Class C and during 18 months of full-timing I did it all with a bicycle floor pump of all things! It was a bit of work at times but a little exercise never killed anybody... well, maybe it has but I survived. LOL. In my tires, at those pressures, about 10 strokes would put 1 PSI into a tire. I wouldn't advise a bicycle pump to fill an empty tire but for topping off a tire that was a few PSI low it was fine. I didn't have much storage room or weight carrying capacity so I opted for the bicycle pump over a compressor, which, as it turns out, also worked well for filling the tires on my bicycle! Hahaha.
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Old 02-08-2016, 09:56 PM   #37
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Any truck stop (Pilot/Flying J) should have air hoses to reach that pressure since the tractor/trailer trucks have tires that use pretty high pressure. Although I must say 125psi sounds pretty high for a 5er. I have the Goodyear G614 and they only need 110 psi. I bought a 12 DC compressor from Amazon that does the job because it was rated to a much higher psi than I needed.
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Old 02-09-2016, 09:23 AM   #38
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The GY "H" 17.5" tire does take 125psi for MAX inflation.
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Old 02-09-2016, 11:56 AM   #39
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I also have a 12V Viair 400P and am really happy with it. Not cheap but well worth the money. Takes up less than 1 sq ft of space and takes my 265/17 truck tires from 50PSI to 80 PSI in about 3 minutes. They are rated at 2.3 CFM at 150 PSI.

Downsides, no tank so it is pretty useless for air tools and a 33% duty cycle which isn't a factor for me the way I use it. The 450P has a 100% duty cycle but only rated at 1.8 CFM at 150 PSI
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I bought a 155 PSI Husky Air Compressor from Home Depot, works great and I can run it off of the inverter or I can start the genny.
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There are many large Commercial Truck Tire facilities that can handle that. I use H 125 psi and try to fins a location every 3 months or so. Many have drive thru bays. Wingfoot Commercial Tire (Goodyear owned)
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There are many large Commercial Truck Tire facilities that can handle that. I use H 125 psi and try to fins a location every 3 months or so. Many have drive thru bays. Wingfoot Commercial Tire (Goodyear owned)
Have you weighed your RV axles? I bet you don't need near 125psi. You can use the inflation/weight chart for your tires and add 5psi to the chart. This will give a better line and more even tread wear. Per GY Tech support. I run 125 but I have 17,500# sitting on my RV axles.
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