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Old 09-18-2012, 10:04 PM   #11
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Just got a set of 4 Maxxis 8008, upgraded to losd range E. Made sure they where made 2012.

2004 F150 SuperCrew Lariat, 5.4L, Max Towing, CIPA Towing Mirrows, Timbren
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Old 09-19-2012, 06:05 AM   #12
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I am going to do what Rob has already done. I don't tow as much as he does, but "G" rated tires are in my future for this coming spring. My original "E" rated Marathons have only another 500 miles go in October and they are history.


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Old 09-19-2012, 06:15 AM   #13
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I went for even more overkill.

I ordered my new 5th wheel with 17.5" Michelin XTA load range J tires.
'13 Excel Winslow 34IKE
'12 GMC Sierra 3500HD
Previous RV's: '03 MobileScout Titan 29DBS; '01 Sunnybrook Lite 2708 SLE; '99 Coleman Utah
Previous TV's: '02 Chevy Suburban 2500 8.1 4.10; '99 Chevy Express 1500 5.7
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:22 AM   #14
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The Goodyears I have on my 2012 HT 26.5 are load range D. Would it make sense to switch out and put "Es" on the FW now. We have taken four trips so far this year, plus a number of takebacks to the dealer, and they seem to be wearing well. I think the FW has 6,000 axles and the FW has a total GVWR, whatever, of 9,950. I have seen a number of pictures of the Goodyears that have been destroyed and don't want that to happen to my FW.

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