Tire life is 5 to 6 years,probably less in the desert heat, I change my
travel trailer tires every 4 years just to be safe. There has been much
discussion on landracing.com regarding trailer tires \
----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Mayfield" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 2:33 PM
Subject: [Land-speed] OT: Trailer Tires
> The trailer I use to tow the Sunbeam to and from the salt flats, has
> Maxis tires. Size is 225/75R15 Load range D. So far I have replaced 5 of
> the 7 tires that came with the trailer. And for sure they do not get much
> use. All have had tread separation right at the shoulder of the tire, ie
> the edge of the tread belt. I had two coming home from the salt this year.
> I am kinda tire of it and truth be told there are long stretches of
> highway in Nevada where help is a long way off. This happened to be
> noticed at the gas station in Ely, so I was able to secure two new ones.
> So I would like to hear from those who have very tough trailer tires. I
> also plan to maybe acquire 16 inch wheels if that will give me a better
> range of tires. At least load range E.
> Also, I understand why a trailer tire should not be used on a car or LT,
> but is it ok to use LT tires on the trailer? Seems to me it would be ok.
> And what about non Radial tires? I think the old bias belted tires might
> be better for a trailer?
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