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Old 07-30-2015, 04:40 AM   #15
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Carlisle tires on our tt have been running fine. We run to max recommended pressure and don't overload, no problems to speak of.
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Old 07-30-2015, 09:47 AM   #16
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Read nothing but bad things, but I've had nothing but good luck with mine. Lot's of great miles all over TX, NM, CO, WY, MT and onto Alaska. Mine are filled with Nitro and I've added plain old air as needed.

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Me too, I have 15k miles, but they are cracking now. Maxxis in que for next long trip. A lot of our camping is very local, so I'll try to get a few more months out of these OEM tires.
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Old 07-30-2015, 10:17 AM   #17
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They came on our new 2015 Grey Wolf, a year old now and have not kept track of the mileage on them, probable 1000-1500 miles on them, and checked them since this thread, still look new, always run them at the 50 max, which i thought was low for radials, When i change i will upgrade and go to 15" instead of the 14" it came with.
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Old 07-30-2015, 11:01 AM   #18
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They came on our new 2015 Grey Wolf, a year old now and have not kept track of the mileage on them, probable 1000-1500 miles on them, and checked them since this thread, still look new, always run them at the 50 max, which i thought was low for radials, When i change i will upgrade and go to 15" instead of the 14" it came with.
Sounds like a big expense buying 5 new wheels.
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Will see how the pocket book is at that time. I know manufactures are always trying to save a buck, but, find it hard to believe they would knowingly put sub-grade tires on there new TT, i know they aren't going to put the best on, but !!! There is a year bumper to bumper warrentee!
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Old 07-30-2015, 12:11 PM   #20
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Will see how the pocket book is at that time. I know manufactures are always trying to save a buck, but, find it hard to believe they would knowingly put sub-grade tires on there new TT, i know they aren't going to put the best on, but !!! There is a year bumper to bumper warrentee!
WOW! They would put on anything if it were a nickle cheaper. If you check your warranty it might be like mine with the RV manufacturer only covering the "white box". The bumper to bumper stuff was a joke, all systems are only covered by the respective suppliers.
Here is what I'm talking about:

EXCLUSIONS FROM THIS WARRANTY: Warrantor expressly disclaims any responsibility for damage to the unit where damage is due to condensation, normal w
ear
and tear or exposure to elements. Warrantor makes no warranty with regard to, but not limited to, the chassis, including, without limitation, any mech
anical parts or
systems of the chassis, axles, tires, tubes, batteries and gauges, routine maintenance, equipment and appliances, or audio and/or video equipment.
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tive manufacturers and suppliers may warrant some of these items. Warranty information with respect to these items is available from your dealer.
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Old 07-30-2015, 01:26 PM   #21
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They came on our new 2015 Grey Wolf, a year old now and have not kept track of the mileage on them, probable 1000-1500 miles on them, and checked them since this thread, still look new, always run them at the 50 max, which i thought was low for radials, When i change i will upgrade and go to 15" instead of the 14" it came with.
Probably does not make sense.
Even with 15" wheels and tires, the max speed is still 65mph and load is limited by axles. The tire rotation will only be slower with a taller overall diameter, but not if you drop the aspect ratio to maintain the diameter. Taller may or may not fit and will make your whole rig higher.

All you will have is more expensive wheels, tires and more rotating unsprung weight.
That makes for a harsher ride and less effective trailer brakes.
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Old 07-30-2015, 01:58 PM   #22
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Anyone had any luch with Trailer King tires? They are E rated 10 ply and go for around $75ea. All the reviews I've ready are outstanding and they appear to be a solid replacement.
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maxxis bravo ue 168 lt tire. imo awsome tire and a 99 mph speed rating.
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Old 07-31-2015, 10:44 AM   #24
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Here is an excellent article that I found on another thread about ST trailer tires and why they should be used on travel trailers.
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Yes and the author of the article is Carlisle Tire. One of the companies that has a history of premature tire failure. Also they are saying replace the tires every 3 years, which is total BS. It is funny how 75 to 90% of trailer tire failure is with ST tires, and I would guess at least half of those are from tread separation, not low air pressure. Once switched to an LT tire with the proper load rating for the trailer, you hear very little about tire problems. Like I am going to spend over $1500 on tires every 3 years(I had LT235/80R16LRG Goodyear G614's), switched to Roadmaster RM160 LT215/75R17.5"LRH tires and wheels for little more than what replacement of the Goodyears would have cost. These tires are spec'ed for trailer service. They are run on low boys and equipment trailers. I think the speed rating is 72mph, but I am not positive. These tires should be good for the 7 to 10 years, but I will let you know after I get a couple more years on them, Only have 3 years on them right now. I do a 5 tire rotation yearly when I repack the wheel bearings.
Bottom line is don't believe all the hype about having to using only ST tires and pay more attention to air pressure and loading of the axles. Also proper care of the tires themselves.
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It also depends on the weight of your trailer. Mine on the scales is 7,000 lbs. .
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What size wheels and tires . If there 16 inch I can see it. Mine has 15's and I can not find a load rating on LT tires through discount tires. If I moved up to 16 in I would
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Yes and the author of the article is Carlisle Tire. One of the companies that has a history of premature tire failure. Also they are saying replace the tires every 3 years, which is total BS. It is funny how 75 to 90% of trailer tire failure is with ST tires, and I would guess at least half of those are from tread separation, not low air pressure. Once switched to an LT tire with the proper load rating for the trailer, you hear very little about tire problems. Like I am going to spend over $1500 on tires every 3 years(I had LT235/80R16LRG Goodyear G614's), switched to Roadmaster RM160 LT215/75R17.5"LRH tires and wheels for little more than what replacement of the Goodyears would have cost. These tires are spec'ed for trailer service. They are run on low boys and equipment trailers. I think the speed rating is 72mph, but I am not positive. These tires should be good for the 7 to 10 years, but I will let you know after I get a couple more years on them, Only have 3 years on them right now. I do a 5 tire rotation yearly when I repack the wheel bearings.
Bottom line is don't believe all the hype about having to using only ST tires and pay more attention to air pressure and loading of the axles. Also proper care of the tires themselves.
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