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Old 09-11-2014, 02:59 PM   #1
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Aluminum or Steel rims??

I have a 2010 Jayco 31RKS and like the look of the aluminum wheels better than the standard steel ones. Is there an advantage to running one kind over another?[/B]
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Old 09-11-2014, 03:05 PM   #2
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not really on a trailer but on a vehicle it is weight and heat dissipation. Aluminum is better
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Old 09-11-2014, 03:12 PM   #3
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Depending on the OEM steel rim supplied with the TT, many aluminum rims will provide a higher PSI rating....., this was the reason I went to an aluminum rim when I upgraded my TT tires.

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The alloy wheels can take more punishment than steel wheels. They usually will have a higher pressure rating also. I think you need to check the torque more often on alloy wheels.
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The biggest advantage IMO is the heat dissipation. Steel wheels do not absorb heat from the brakes as well as Aluminum do.
Aluminum wheels equals cooler brakes
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