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Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! Today, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By CWtheMan
Think of the tire tread as the component that...

Think of the tire tread as the component that protects the carcass and provides the surface the vehicle rides on. In measuring a tire's strength the tread area contributes ZERO to the tire's ability...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 10:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,794
Posted By CWtheMan
. I wrote the above under your quote...

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I wrote the above under your quote which was in answer to this statement.

Those that remain calm and firm, have been able to get Goodyear to pay the full amount. Other times Goodyear steps...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,794
Posted By CWtheMan
The most common reason for that sort of failure...

The most common reason for that sort of failure is under inflation. If the delivery driver just hooks up and delivers, the odds are greatly in favor of early tire failures.


Huge RV trailer...
Forum: Towing Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,794
Posted By CWtheMan
What is most often overlooked is the fact that GY...

What is most often overlooked is the fact that GY had a very active "silent recall" for a number of years with their new G159 & G614 tires. The deal was, "send me the tires and I'll send you new...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-13-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By CWtheMan
Hear is a link to Greenball. They provide the...

Hear is a link to Greenball. They provide the Transmaster ST brand.

If you travel regularly with your RV don't use bias ply tires. RVIA does not recommend their use on any RV trailers with 14" or...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-11-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By CWtheMan
Tire plus sizing

Because plus sizing is done so often I feel discussing the proper procedures is necessary. NHTSA has approved provisions that should be followed when changing your tires from the Original Equipment...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-08-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,556
Posted By CWtheMan
Very reminiscent of what the Uniroyal tires did...

Very reminiscent of what the Uniroyal tires did on Keystone trailers in model years 2004-2006. A good indicator that overloading/under inflation on any tire in a trailer position will follow the same...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-06-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,140
Posted By CWtheMan
There are a lot of "old school" posters in here...

There are a lot of "old school" posters in here when it comes to ST tires and they are going to say, all ST tires need 100% inflation pressures. Your New tires are also "new school" tires.


The...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-06-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,140
Posted By CWtheMan
As listed in your post, the Karrier KR35s...

As listed in your post, the Karrier KR35s (113/108M) have a 75 MPH speed rating.

Spread sheet correction recommendations;

In accordance with newer 2010 regulations, all propane weight became...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-06-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,556
Posted By CWtheMan
There is an added reason why that will no longer...

There is an added reason why that will no longer happen with the LRE 16" XPS & R250 tires. They cannot provide the 10% of load capacity in reserves above the axle rating as required in the RVIA...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-06-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,556
Posted By CWtheMan
Depends on your point of view and adherence to...

Depends on your point of view and adherence to tire industry standards and safety.


Michelin will not knowingly replacer original equipment ST tires with any of their LT tires. The link below...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 10-06-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,140
Posted By CWtheMan
cookinwitdiesel The tires are LoadStar...

cookinwitdiesel

The tires are LoadStar Karrier KR35 which looks like they are made by Kenda and have no speed rating stamped on them.
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Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-29-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,171
Posted By CWtheMan
Only that the manufacturer's had to provide NHTSA...

Only that the manufacturer's had to provide NHTSA with documentation to support the speed lettering they put on the tire's sidewalls.


I'll bet Tireman9 has an answer for this one....Wouldn't...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-29-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,171
Posted By CWtheMan
Speed ratings are directly related to how much a...

Speed ratings are directly related to how much a tire can safely carry at a designated speed. In theory, a tire rated at 65 MPH can carry it's maximum load capacity. When the speed increases beyond...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-29-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,171
Posted By CWtheMan
What's your point? Mine is about designated sizes.

What's your point? Mine is about designated sizes.
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 09-28-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,140
Posted By CWtheMan
If you're referring to the vehicle certification...

If you're referring to the vehicle certification label, I can assure you there was supposed to be one. The manufacturer’s certification label for trailers must be affixed to a location on the forward...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 09-27-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 842
Posted By CWtheMan
Page #18. ...

Page #18.


https://www.keystonerv.com/media/9141971/keystone-owners-manual-2019.pdf
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-27-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,171
Posted By CWtheMan
Tires with the DOT logo on their sidewalls must...

Tires with the DOT logo on their sidewalls must pass stringent physical and paperwork test/explanations. They are not known to all of us and some are very hard to find because of confidentiality,...
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 09-26-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 842
Posted By CWtheMan
https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.j...

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tiretech/techpage.jsp?techid=11&s_kwcid=AL!3756!10!78202820616687!30523985119&ef_id=W5vvoQAACLLFp_vR:20180926220239:s
Forum: Tires, Tires, Tires! 09-26-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By CWtheMan
Those China tire manufacturer's will provide just...

Those China tire manufacturer's will provide just about any brand name a USA wholesaler asks for. Here's an example;

www.irv2.com/photopost/showfull.php?photo=35038
Forum: Full-timers & Snowbirds 09-24-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By CWtheMan
Read your tire warranty. That action is a taboo...

Read your tire warranty. That action is a taboo in most of them.
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-24-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,287
Posted By CWtheMan
You often give answers outside of the ropes. I...

You often give answers outside of the ropes. I strive to avoid that. (aka; FastEagle, Airdale, BlackAces and others.
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-23-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,171
Posted By CWtheMan
What is the official GAWR values on your...

What is the official GAWR values on your trailer's certification label.

There are three official load capacities for LRE ST235/80R16 tires. 3420#, 3500# & 3520#, all at 80 PSI. There is a FMVSS...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-23-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,171
Posted By CWtheMan
His specs are; GVWR: 15,000# ...

His specs are;

GVWR: 15,000#

GAWRs (2): 6,200#

Tires: ST232/80R16E


There is no strong reason for him to increase tire size. The current size and load capacity at 80...
Forum: Fifth Wheels 09-23-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,287
Posted By CWtheMan
(Tireman9) They wash their hands of any...

(Tireman9)

They wash their hands of any responsibility or care for the RV once it leaves the dealer lot.

Not entirely. They can't afford to. Self initiated recall action is hardly ever...
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