Tire damage or no problem ?

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Re: Tire damage or no problem ?

Postby rbishopp » Tue Aug 04, 2015 3:03 pm

It took three tries to get that last post to go. A problem on the server ?
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Re: Tire damage or no problem ?

Postby Padilen » Tue Aug 04, 2015 7:11 pm

Well I keep deleting posts that I'm trying to edit. So I guess my comments are needed.
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Re: Tire damage or no problem ?

Postby Dale M. » Wed Aug 05, 2015 8:33 am

IF you air up to MAX watch center of tire for excessive wear..... As other have said, tire pressure is load (weight) related....

And if it were me, I would add spacers to see if you can get tire further away from "body" but then you might have fender issue on outside....

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Re: Tire damage or no problem ?

Postby pchast » Wed Aug 05, 2015 10:06 pm

The 'old' test was to chalk across the tread. Roll the trailer back and forth on a flat surface.
Note where its rubbed off and adjust the air pressure accordingly.
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Re: Tire damage or no problem ?

Postby rbishopp » Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:15 am

I will watch the wear on the rubber. I've done the chalk test with my truck tires so I'm familiar with that and ill give that a go too. I haven't towed anything this small and light before. the last thing I towed with any regularity was a two axel stainless steel water tank. Weighed a oh a couple tons I guess. :lol: I never hesitated with that thing. This little TD is a whole different feeling for me. Heading out this morning for fours days at Lewey Lake. Maybe I'll see one of you there.

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