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Old 07-09-2015, 10:02 AM   #1
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Question Tire Cover Designs

I have the traditional type of tire covers and it's a fight to get them on if I forget to slip them on before I deflate my airbags. I usually end up getting quite dirty in the process. I finally decided it was time to try something different.

I have always liked the design and looks of MCD tire covers, but as luck would have it, they stopped manufacturing them. Thatís what I get for procrastinating!

The only other alternative I've found are "Tire Shades" made by ShadePro. They don't look nearly as nice as the MCD's and I don't like the fact that the installation requires affixing twist fasteners to outside of the fenders.

Are there any alternative tire cover designs, or is that it?

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My tire covers are large pieces of heavy solar shade that snap on the outside over the wheel wells. Got them at Wade RV, which is on the grounds at Lazy Days in Tampa.
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I think J&J Sunshades also makes them Check RVMAT.COM
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I'm also looking for something different and am considering Covercraft's Snap Ring Tire Covers. Searching for information about them here and came across this thread. Anyone have good experiences with them?
Covercraft Snap Ring Tire Covers for RVs, Motor Homes, Trucks, Cars
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We love our Magneshade tire covers. Easy to get on and look great.
Home | Magne Shade | Sunshade for RV, RV Shade, Installs from the ground, Magnetic Shade, Magnet Shade (Look midway down on the page for info)
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We love our Magneshade tire covers. Easy to get on and look great.
Very interesting design, thanks Kathy!

The don't list my tire size on their website (275/70/22.5), so I sent them an email asking for verification.

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I had five Magna Shades on my last coach, and last month I ordered a set of tire covers for the new coach. Their ETA is Mon, I'll keep you posted. They make them for all size tires.
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We love our Magneshade tire covers. Easy to get on and look great.
Home | Magne Shade | Sunshade for RV, RV Shade, Installs from the ground, Magnetic Shade, Magnet Shade (Look midway down on the page for info)
Just curious, how much do they charge for these?
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Magna Shade tire covers are $57 each unless you can get a "previous customer" discount.
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I just had the snap on ones made before I knew about Magnashade. I do hear that they can blow off in high winds. Magnets do sound like much easier to work with.
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I just ordered a set of the snap on covers. I would have bought some of the covers that cover the wheel well, but they were too pricey for me plus I didn't like the idea of having to add fasteners.
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I just ordered a set of the snap on covers.
When you say "snap on covers", which cover are you referring to?

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When you say "snap on covers", which cover are you referring to?

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These -

Covercraft Snap Ring Tire Covers for RVs, Motor Homes, Trucks, Cars

I purchased mine from an Amazon vendor and saved about $30.
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Tire Cover Designs

Thanks jt, those may be a better and less expensive alternative.

Are they easy to put on with limited wheel well clearance (air bags deflated)?

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