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Old 07-23-2019, 04:06 PM   #15
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Ive been thinking about buying an aluminum rim for my spare..i have an older rig so its on back, the newer ones have the spare mounted underneath which is better for weight instead of hanging off the back, i may put my spare in my trailer i tow also to keep the OCCC down..09 View

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Spare is the only weight that takes away from OCCC. Tires and wheels are unsprung weight and don't count. I don't have a spare. Not sure if that's good or bad yet.
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When you weigh the whole rig, wheel and tires, even if unsprung weight will contribute to your overall UVW, and will affect OCCC. You can try to weigh minus wheels and tires and you will get a lower UVW and higher OCCC (GVWR - UVW) but as soon a you re-install the wheels and tires, the UVW will increase, decreasing OCCC.
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When you weigh the whole rig, wheel and tires, even if unsprung weight will contribute to your overall UVW, and will affect OCCC. You can try to weigh minus wheels and tires and you will get a lower UVW and higher OCCC (GVWR - UVW) but as soon a you re-install the wheels and tires, the UVW will increase, decreasing OCCC.
Mike- To simplify "You can carry more stuff by removing the wheels and tires, just not very far"
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Mike- To simplify "You can carry more stuff by removing the wheels and tires, just not very far"

Now why didn't I think like that?
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Alumuinum wheels

My 2018 view had what appeared to be balance issue. It came with Continental tires. Replaced all six tires with Firestone. Quieter ride smooth as silk. The Continental tires had less than 15,000 miles.
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My Entegra uses aftermarket aluminum wheels sourced by Jayco from Hispec wheel and tire, no MB involvement. (also have no shimmy issues)
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Hi All,
We have the shimmy. Replaced the front tires from Condi with Michelin at 1000 miles and have the Hispec aluminum rims. So somethings falls outside of the theory of tires and rims causing shimmy. Has anybody found a cause?
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Hi All,
We have the shimmy. Replaced the front tires from Condi with Michelin at 1000 miles and have the Hispec aluminum rims. So somethings falls outside of the theory of tires and rims causing shimmy. Has anybody found a cause?
So you still have the shimmy?
Have MB install steel wheels on the front and see if that makes a difference.
I'm still waiting for my new aluminum rims to get to MB.
Sure hope that takes care of it.
If not MB got some work to do.
I'll keep this post informed when new rims are installed.
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