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Old 09-20-2011, 08:55 PM   #1
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Pin weight, GVWR, Load Range D tires?

Very surprised to see load range D Goodyear Marathon China made tires on my new 2011 321RLTS. Wondering what the engineered pin weight ratio is? Trailer is rated 14500 GVWR. Axles are 6000# 8 bolt hub... Dexters. Dry weight 10575# dry pin weight 2225#. Doing all of the math, to be within legal limits the pin weight has to be above 20%. At best perhaps 500# leeway My bad for not seeing all of this prior to purchase, just really suprised that Jayco would engineer things so close to the limits.
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Old 09-20-2011, 09:10 PM   #2
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snip......,just really suprised that Jayco would engineer things so close to the limits.
Yep, Jayco and about every other manufacture.

There is also an active thread on the same subject matter here: https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthread.php?t=4452

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