Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-01-2009, 11:10 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
Bruce and Jenna's Avatar
 
Excel Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,143
Ummm, wait. I meant the tires were overinflated. The middle two treads wore faster than the outer treads. Ain't that overinflation?

Which is why I figured to reduce unloaded pressure from 45 to 40. Note that my inner tires look just fine, i.e. even tread.
__________________

__________________
Bruce [and Jenna plus Clancy the Australian Terrier]
2007 F350 DRW and 2007 Excel L33RSE
http://bruceandjennas-rvadventures.blogspot.com/
Bruce and Jenna is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-01-2009, 11:23 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
wingnut60's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Wherever the Suites is
Posts: 2,982
Bruce,
As I said, a strange problem. But I don't think lowering the pressure is going to solve it.
And, yes, wear in the middle inidicates overinflation.
I just can't feature what might be the cause.
__________________

__________________
'15 38RSSA Mobile Suites
'05 36TK3 Mobile Suites--retired but not forgotten
'17 F450--trying one more Ford
'09 F450--died, replaced with '10--retired
wingnut60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2009, 09:40 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
Bruce and Jenna's Avatar
 
Excel Owners Club
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,143
I also posted this question on the Diesel Forum Stop, this one Tread Wear.

In particular, this post.

Then, when I looked for info on rotation, I found guys with the same problem Dually Tire Rotation - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum.

My conclusion -
replace my outer duallies with the current front ones,
buy new ones for the front.
Try full pressure, 75/60 for all tires under all conditions.

Unless someone tells me something else .
__________________
Bruce [and Jenna plus Clancy the Australian Terrier]
2007 F350 DRW and 2007 Excel L33RSE
http://bruceandjennas-rvadventures.blogspot.com/
Bruce and Jenna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2009, 07:58 PM   #18
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Atoka, TN
Posts: 44
I have the factory BFG All Terrain 17's on my F350 Dually and run 65 psi loaded and 50 psi unloaded, and all rear tires are wearing normally. I have experienced the front tires wearing more on the outside edge than inside of tire. Ford Service advisor says that the I beam suspension up front allows tire to run at a angle when in turns, therefore causing wear. Alignment checked out OK. He said that was just something we had to live with driving a Ford with this type of suspension. He also said for $149 they would break all the tires down and rotate. I decided it would be cheaper to run until failure. I do rotate the front tires.
__________________
Ron & Libby Gordon

07 F350 Dually Ford Diesel
R Gordon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-17-2009, 09:17 PM   #19
Senior Member
 
Ray,IN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: North America somewhere
Posts: 13,700
Ron I have found that running the fronts at 80psi helps reduce edge wear a lot. Ya, kinda rough riding on rough roads when empty, but I think it's worth it.
__________________

__________________
2000 Winnebago Ultimate Freedom USQ40JD, ISC 8.3 Cummins 350, Spartan MM Chassis. USA 1SG, retired;PPA,Good Sam Life member,FMCA."We the people are the rightful masters of both the Congress and the Courts - not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow men who pervert the Constitution. "Abraham Lincoln"
Ray,IN is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
wear on outer edge of tire...problem? dirko Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 2 08-29-2009 01:28 PM
Tire pressure on dually F350 chickie Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 8 07-30-2009 01:55 PM
Tire Valve Stem Extension for outer rear tires TrailerFool Class C Motorhome Discussions 6 11-20-2008 04:40 AM
Saturn Vue Tread Wear GG1 Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 6 07-07-2007 04:59 AM
TIRES, DUALLY Vette Racer Toy Haulers Discussion 74 06-30-2005 09:59 PM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.