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Old 03-18-2019, 12:27 PM   #57
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No WDH. No, I have not been to a CAT scale yet, but I did calculate the loads based on MFR load data and dimensions. I have also weighed the tongue using the old bathroom scale technique, mainly when I was towing the 28 with my SUV. In that case I had to use a WD hitch because my headlights were pointing at the sky. My RAM 2500 drops only 1 1/4 inch with the full tongue weight on the ball, so no need there.

I see your point about the lower tire pressure making for a softer ride, but that's not too good for your tires. I'm probably too tire sensitive after having two wheel wells destroyed. I run mine at the recommended 80 PSI for max load.

80 PSI.....recommended tire pressure from the MANUFACTURER - not any of us on here....the MANUFACTURER. Spoken to them myself. Never deviates more than +/- 1 or 2 lbs, no matter what weather. Happy travels!
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Old 03-18-2019, 12:34 PM   #58
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This intended for Gypsydad:
I thought the Goodyear Endurance recommended psi was 80? Am I wrong? They are 10 ply and rated for 70 mph I believe under normal load.
From the Goodyear Endurance E chart; confirmed by GYthis morning:
ST225/75R15: 87mph weight/tire= 45PSI-2020lbs; 50PSI- 2150 lbs; 55PSI-2270lbs; 60PSI- 2380lbs
"Max pressure" numbers is listed is a guide for those who don't know their trailer weights...which many don't. GY recommends you use the chart if you know your trailer weight for max performance. Your mileage may vary...and of course, as always, you can run any pressure you feel you want to...just be careful!
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