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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-04-2022, 12:08 AM
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Posted By Texas Sooner
SmartWeigh Results

I have the SmartWeigh results and here they are:

Front axle without trailer - 5300 lbs (2600 left tire / 2700 right tire)
Front axle with trailer - 4900 lbs (2400 left tire / 2500 right tire)
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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-01-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
Yes it does, but I set my front tire pressure at...

Yes it does, but I set my front tire pressure at 70 lbs and the rear four tires at 65 lbs for our trip down to the SmartWeigh program. Once I get the TV and the trailer weighed tomorrow I will be...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-30-2022, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Texas Sooner
This is a very informative website - thanks for...

This is a very informative website - thanks for sharing!
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-30-2022, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Texas Sooner
Michelin Primacy XC tires - all six are...

Michelin Primacy XC tires - all six are LT235/80R17 120/117R TPC BSW
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-29-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
CAT Scale Weights

I just stopped by a CAT scale with full fuel in the truck and got the following weights:

Steer Axle - 5120 lbs
Drive Axle - 3900 lbs

So, using these axle weights along with the Load and...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-29-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Texas Sooner
I received an email from Michelin that said that...

I received an email from Michelin that said that they cannot provide Load and Pressure recommendations for towing purposes - go by the pressure on the side of the tire.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-28-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Texas Sooner
Load and Pressure Chart update

I have now heard back from four tire manufacturers - Michelin, Goodyear, BF Goodrich, and Cooper. All four had the same Load and Pressure recommendations for single tires, and have posted those...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-25-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
I emailed Michelin, BF Goodrich, Goodyear,...

I emailed Michelin, BF Goodrich, Goodyear, Firestone, and Bridgestone requesting a Load and Inflation chart for their LT235/80R17 tires. Several responded that they didn't have one - just go by...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-23-2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 84
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Posted By Texas Sooner
Yes, it's now rated at 10,500 lbs

Yes, it's now rated at 10,500 lbs
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-22-2022, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Texas Sooner
Yes, Duramax diesel.

Yes, Duramax diesel.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-22-2022, 07:56 PM
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Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
Tire Size Photo

LT235/80R17 (photo attached showing size) and the inner and outer wheels appear to be different on the rear.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-22-2022, 01:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
Hey neighbor, thanks for the feedback. We...

Hey neighbor, thanks for the feedback. We probably only live a few miles from each other - we live in between Forney and Crandall. I had not even thought about having to move the tires to different...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-22-2022, 01:26 AM
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Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
Thanks for that info - sounds good. When you're...

Thanks for that info - sounds good. When you're pulling your trailer do you air all of them up to 80 lbs?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-21-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Texas Sooner
Tire Pressure Recommendations

We just purchased a new GMC 3500 DRW and now we can start looking for the "right" 5th wheel for us. In the meantime, we are taking our truck and current travel trailer down to the Escapee park in...
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