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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-03-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
We all know the deal. Inappropriate posts can and...

We all know the deal. Inappropriate posts can and should be reported. We arenít here to police each other and attempting to do so may just add fuel to the fire.

Sometimes folks may misinterpret...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-03-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
That’s a reasonable response. I’d like to hear...

That’s a reasonable response. I’d like to hear something similar from Tireman9, rather than comparisons to operating an engine at redline or indirectly suggesting that no one should be operating a...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-02-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
Iím not looking for a wager or evasive responses....

Iím not looking for a wager or evasive responses. Iím looking for an answer to my question. If you canít provide that than who can?

Certainly, you are aware that many RVís and tow vehicles operate...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-02-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
I really donít care. I have sufficient...

I really donít care.

I have sufficient knowledge and information available to make an informed decision on selecting tire pressures that are appropriate for all of my vehicles. How someone else...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-02-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
Using physics, science, engineering, testing and...

Using physics, science, engineering, testing and the availability of additional information for guidance, my method will work in any application for a vehicle certified to operate on public roads,...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-01-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
To clarify, allow me to ask a specific question....

To clarify, allow me to ask a specific question. If we weigh a vehicle and the chart recommends 70psi for a LRE tire, should we add the 20% (14psi) that you have recommended and inflate to 84psi?
...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-01-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
The purpose of my previous post was not to delve...

The purpose of my previous post was not to delve into the alphabet soup of regulations, rather, it was to demonstrate that the rear tires on a dually might operate under a very wide range of load...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-31-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
Yet the unladen dually in this story has a rear...

Yet the unladen dually in this story has a rear axle weight of 3900lbs. Per the load and inflation table for a LT235/80R17E in a dual position, 35psi is the minimum recommended pressure to support...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-30-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
^^^As long as the +20% doesnít put a tire over...

^^^As long as the +20% doesnít put a tire over the Max sidewall pressure or over the Max rated pressure for the wheel, correct?
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-30-2022, 03:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
FWIW: Michelin does publish an inflation chart...

FWIW: Michelin does publish an inflation chart with recommended pressures as low as 35psi for 16Ē LR E tires.

This also indicates, despite what was posted previously, that tire manufacturers do...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-30-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
Looks like you have all the information required...

Looks like you have all the information required for the weigh in. Theyíll be able to guide you from there.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 05-30-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,157
Posted By Kid Gloves
So, they told you they canít provide a pressure...

So, they told you they canít provide a pressure recommendation, and then they provided one. Sort of.

Thatís comforting.
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