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Old 05-06-2012, 10:34 AM   #11
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tire pressure

Originally Posted by shadet View Post
Hi all -

Quick question if anyone could be of assistance. What do you all inflate your TV tires to when towing? Do the back tires have more pressure? Are they all the same pressure? Should they be inflated to max pressure like the trailer? Thanx for any help!
Tire manufacturers build their tires to carry a specific weight at a specific pressure- Vehicle manufacturers post their recommendations to provide a more comfortable ride while carrying a specific weight- In the recent past, tire manufacturers got an undeserved black eye because vehicle manufacturers posted lower tire pressures to achieve a softer ride- The results were catastrophic- I always inflate all my tires to the maximum posted on the TIRE and endure what little discomfort is created- Incidentally, we have not had a tire failure in the last 10+ years of fulltiming- Of course, we have LT tires on both truck and trailer- JMHO- DD

Fulltiming since July 1, 1999 currently with a 2005 GMC Sierra 3500 cc drw towing a 2007 Jayco Eagle 341RLQS
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