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Old 08-09-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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Air for our airstream

We have an Airstream 30 1998 model does anyone know or know where we can find the correct tire pressure ?Thanks

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Old 08-10-2012, 05:36 AM   #2
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Check the tires they have a weight rating and pressure

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Old 08-10-2012, 11:36 AM   #3
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You may find the information that you are looking for here. Airstream Trailer & Motorhome Owners Community

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Old 08-10-2012, 02:58 PM   #4
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Check the tires they have a weight rating and pressure
WRONG!!! or to be more precise half true.

The tires say Maixmum load of xxxx at maximu pressure of yyy

They do not show the proper pressure for the load they carry,

Neither does any sticker, placard or label inside or outside the RV.

The only way to be sure is to put it on a scale and weigh it, each wheel

That said, on a trailer it is not quite as important as on a motor home or other tow vehicle.

I would park the unit on a scale, divide the weight by the number of tires and go to the tire maker's web page and figure it out from there.

Note, doing this may wind up with one tire a bit over and one a bit under inflated (side to side differences) so add five PSI.

Alternative: Weigh both sides.
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:42 PM   #5
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I am in agreement with wa8yxm. If there is a data plate on the trailer with the information, it will have the pressure based on a trailer at GVWR.

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Old 08-11-2012, 12:04 AM   #6
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The airstream 30 is a motorhome the hole name is airstream 30 land yacht ,,sorry. I will wade through the three inch thick manual again maybe it's in there. The previous owner said 70 lbs all around. The two truck tire dealers in town had different numbers one said 80 all around the other said 80 in the rear 95 in the front . I will get the front weight and the weight over the rear tires with that someone should be able to figure the correct pressures, I hope.
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Old 08-12-2012, 08:50 PM   #7
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On the side of the tire.

LT and ST tires get their strength from their air pressure. Stronger is better.

I have eight tires on the road and two spares all are at 80psi.. just what the sidewall says.
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Old 08-12-2012, 08:55 PM   #8
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Your tires will live better at the indicated max PSI as posted on the sidewall.
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:53 PM   #9
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Always inflate ST tires to the maximimum cold psi stamped on the tire.

There is no advantage to running a lower psi on a ST tire.
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If it is a motor home you do NOT want ST tires on it.
Good Year states for their ST tires (made in China) that during hot weather the tire pressure needs to be ten lbs. higher than the side wall number.
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maybe this question would be better responded to in the motorhome forum instead of the tt forum
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You are getting quite a few wrong answers because they think its a TT not a motorhome. Add the discription to your signature to help avoid confusion.
Get the 4 corner weight and then use the tire manufacturers charts to determine pressures.
Lot of people are not aware that Airstream also built motorhomes.

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