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Old 09-22-2016, 08:52 PM   #1
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Q re winter storage

Do you do anything special re your tires when storing your TT for the winter?

We plan to make sure they are properly inflated, put in our x-chocks, and put on our tire covers - nothing more.

Are we missing anything?

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Old 09-22-2016, 09:38 PM   #2
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The only other thing I do is to remove my tire pressure monitoring system. Just so the internal batteries will last longer.

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Old 09-23-2016, 10:30 AM   #3
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I do the same except the x-chocks. I use them when camping but don't put them in for the winter. Not sure either way. Have a good winter.
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Put the trailer on jack stands and bring them inside.
Otherwise, double up some old carpet scraps to put under the tires to help reduce flat-spots.
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Old 09-23-2016, 12:35 PM   #5
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Guess I should mention - in case it matters - that it will be parked on a gravel parking spot.
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Old 09-23-2016, 12:49 PM   #6
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Agree with white tire covers, not sure about the pressure from X-chocks, I use regular chocks. Also add the following I copied from rvtiresafety.com:

If you are not parking on a concrete floor or pad it is suggested you not park on ashpault as the oils in the tar can attack the tread rubber. It is also suggested that you not park on dirt or sand as the moisture can migrate into the tire and possibly cause corrosion of the steel.
I have some pressure treated board that are large enough to completely support the contact footprint.
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Old 09-23-2016, 06:12 PM   #7
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This will be my first winterizing too. I don't think I'm using the xchocks, they look like they put too much pressure on the wheels and axles. There is so much conflict out there about whether or not to put the trailer up on jack stands, not sure which way to go

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