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Old 09-23-2012, 01:45 PM   #1
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winter storage best for tires?

which is best for the tires on outdoor storage for winter? im in ohio. gravel , cement. bare ground? i just bought a half acre lot across the road from me. the house burnt down 5 or 6 yrs ago. plans are a 40 x 60 barn just going to be a couple years from now. trying to figure out which is best to put down. thanks matt

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Old 09-23-2012, 02:58 PM   #2
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For us, i use treated wood, 2X8X24 inches, And put one under each tire. I cover the tires and air up to the max pressure listed on the tire. I have been doing that for over 12 years now and haven't had any issues. Hope that is what you wanted. If you want to take the tires off the rv, Place them on a pallet and cover them after putting max air in them. Dan

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Old 09-25-2012, 08:27 AM   #3
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I was wondering the exact same thing, what is the best surface to park on for the tires to not age because of what they are sitting on?

I decided to park on plywood, 3/4" plywood under all tires, not sure if that's best or not but seems better than gravel or asphalt or cement??


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Old 09-25-2012, 08:49 AM   #4
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Buy the think plastic trim that they sell at Lowes or Home Depot. It is about 3/4" thick and comes as wide as 12 inches. I have been parking on it for years. It will not hold water like wood and cement can be damp. I drill a few small holes in the plastic so that it will drain water. I use tire covers as well.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:17 AM   #5
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store them on their side not standing up...
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:12 PM   #6
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was just wondering with all the snow what was best. i have the plastic leveling blocks i could use as long as put them under all the tires. matt

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