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Old 03-23-2012, 12:52 PM   #21
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Just got a flyer from local tire store and they have "Nokian Rotiiva AT" tires.
They are legal snow tires and can be left on all year. Note: tread life guarantee is 65,000 kms (40,755 miles) in LT. Goes up to 80,000 kms (50,160 miles) in P metric.

Think I'll throw a set on just before the snow flies.
Any tire people comments welcome.
I would like to know the max load rating for the tire. I could not find it on their website.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:21 AM   #22
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I have to replace my tires. I keep them covered in winter and my last trip I noticed the sidewalls have cracks all over them. Not normal checking.
Frustrates me because I have like 90% tread on them.

Now I have to spend 75 to 85 bucks a pop for 4 new tires!
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:19 AM   #23
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...Now I have to spend 75 to 85 bucks a pop for 4 new tires!
Get ready for sticker shock.

It's going to cost more than $75 to 85 per tire.
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Old 04-04-2012, 03:59 PM   #24
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Get ready for sticker shock.

It's going to cost more than $75 to 85 per tire.
Yeah I was shocked at prices. Almost makes me mad. What a racket.
I am going to order some off the web and not going to give my money to these local crooks.
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Old 04-09-2012, 01:59 PM   #25
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I found some E rated trailer tires that would fit for most of us running 15" rims -

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....=yes&tab=Specs

They aren't LT tires, but they could be slightly better than the D rated versions. Unfortunately, these are also made in China.
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Old 04-09-2012, 02:10 PM   #26
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I found some E rated trailer tires that would fit for most of us running 15" rims -

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....=yes&tab=Specs

They aren't LT tires, but they could be slightly better than the D rated versions. Unfortunately, these are also made in China.
Try Maxxis instead:
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...re&typ=Trailer

You can buy them in Texas at Discount Tire.

Maxxis is a better choice than PowerKing.
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I'm still running the tires that came with my trailer and so far (crossing fingers), no problems. But I have been looking around for some replacements. My current tires are Load Range C... ST205/75R15's. Has anyone tried the Maxxis ST225/75R15E1 117 B and were you able to use the same rims or ???
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Old 05-23-2012, 10:34 PM   #28
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In my opinion, LT tires are the way to go- They are built to carry more weight and at higher speeds- ST tires have less extra capacity then LT tires- ST tires are not to be used on anything but a trailer per the manufacturer of the tire- We have used LT tires on all our 6 units for the last 20+ years- We have been down the road on ST tires- Had 6 failures on Marathon ST tires in 1990 before we switched to LT tires- Goodyear ponied up and "adjusted" the last failure and paid for the structual damage- An American or Canadian made LT tire is my requirement for all our equipment- Examine whatever tire you choose for the "Made in U.S.A." stamped on the sidewall and you will have peace of mind on your travels- JHMO- Don END OF SERMON
and that brings up another point often overlooked. Air pressure is what carries the load not the tire or the size of the tire. Higher air pressure can damage the wheels unless the wheels are designed for extra tire pressure. ST tires have a max speed of 65 MPH and most have a max pressure of 65 Lbs PSI Therefor if a LT tire requires 85 Lbs psi will the rims /Wheels stand the extra pressure? I am getting ready to replace my 5 year old Marathons and am looking at LT Tires. I am worried about stressing the rims / wheels with the added pressure. any suggestions?
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Seems to me, the thing to do first is determine the capacity of your wheels- If the wheels are rated @ 80# or more, you are good to go with LT235/85R16E tires-[ I assumed your unit has 23585/R16 size tires, either ST or LT ] I have been running LT23585/R16E tires on the last 3 fivers we've owned- Have not had a tire failure in the last 7 or 8 years- I put new tires on the fiver every 4 years and put the old tires on the drivers for 4 years- Makes for less expensive maintenance and the old tires "regenerate" themselves through daily use- JMHO- DD
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Have just removed the 5er wheel and tire that blew out just sitting over the winter, mentioned in the initial thread. The GY marathon that blew was load range D, and I would like my new set of Maxxis replacements to be load range E. Looked on the back of the aluminum rim, but it only listed a max load of 3,042 lbs. There is no mention of max pressure capacity, which would have to be 80 psi for the load range E. It is a TTW aluminum modular rim, with markings of 16X6J, TR4 ZNL, DOT-T, and ET-O, in addition to the max load of 3042 lbs. Does anyone out there know how to determine the max pressure for this rim ? Perhaps there is a site that would have this info, if no one knows ? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
I have the same Wheels and mine also has a F stamped in it. I would assume that means I could go to a load range F tire. will try to check it out as I also am upgrading to different tires if the wheels will take the pressure PSI. I ant to go to a load range E and a 235/85R16 tire to get about an inch of extra trailer height.
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