View Poll Results: AIRSTREAM *NON-ST* TIRE POLL – Applicable only to Airstreams with NON-ST tires
TYPE OF TIRE INSTALLED – Please select only one response in this category: 12 13.64%
Type of Tire Installed: ST (Special Trailer tire) – ATTENTION: DO NOT PROCEED – THIS POLL IS FOR *NON-ST* TIRES ONLY! 4 4.55%
Type of Tire Installed: P (Passenger car tire) 9 10.23%
Type of Tire Installed: XL (Extra Load passenger car tire) 10 11.36%
Type of Tire Installed: LT (Light Truck tire) 54 61.36%
Type of Tire Installed: Other or unknown 2 2.27%
TIRE MANUFACTURER – Please select only one response in this category: 2 2.27%
Tire Manufacturer: BF Goodrich – Commercial T/A 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: BF Goodrich – Other tire models 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Bridgestone 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Carlisle 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Continental 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Cooper 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Dick Cepek 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Dunlop 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Firestone 2 2.27%
Tire Manufacturer: Fuzion 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: General 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Goodyear 2 2.27%
Tire Manufacturer: Hankook 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Kumho 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Maxxis 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Michelin – LTX M/S (older model; NOT the Defender) only 6 6.82%
Tire Manufacturer: Michelin – LTX M/S2 only 53 60.23%
Tire Manufacturer: Michelin – LTX A/T2 only 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Michelin – Defender LTX M/S only 6 6.82%
Tire Manufacturer: Michelin – XPS Rib only 6 6.82%
Tire Manufacturer: Michelin – Other tire models 2 2.27%
Tire Manufacturer: Nexen 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Nokian 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Pirelli 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Sumitomo 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Toyo 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Uniroyal 0 0%
Tire Manufacturer: Yokohama 1 1.14%
Tire Manufacturer: Other 1 1.14%
MANUFACTURING COUNTRY – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Manufacturing Country: Canada 12 13.64%
Manufacturing Country: China 2 2.27%
Manufacturing Country: Europe 9 10.23%
Manufacturing Country: Mexico 0 0%
Manufacturing Country: Other Far Eastern Countries (e.g., Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, etc.) 0 0%
Manufacturing Country: USA 18 20.45%
Manufacturing Country: Other or unknown 20 22.73%
TIRE SIZE – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Tire Size: 205 3 3.41%
Tire Size: 215 3 3.41%
Tire Size: 225 51 57.95%
Tire Size: 235 25 28.41%
Tire Size: Other 1 1.14%
TIRE ASPECT RATIO – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Tire Aspect Ratio: 70 8 9.09%
Tire Aspect Ratio: 75 68 77.27%
Tire Aspect Ratio: 80 1 1.14%
Tire Aspect Ratio: Other 2 2.27%
WHEEL SIZE – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Wheel Size: 14 inch 0 0%
Wheel Size: 15 inch 35 39.77%
Wheel Size: 16 inch 51 57.95%
Wheel Size: Other 0 0%
TIRE LOAD RANGE – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Tire Load Range: Standard 4 4.55%
Tire Load Range: C or XL 18 20.45%
Tire Load Range: D 8 9.09%
Tire Load Range: E 42 47.73%
Tire Load Range: F 1 1.14%
Tire Load Range: G 0 0%
NORMAL TIRE PRESSURE (cold) – Please select only one response in this category: 2 2.27%
Normal Tire Pressure: 36-44 psi 8 9.09%
Normal Tire Pressure: 50 psi 21 23.86%
Normal Tire Pressure: 55-60 psi 8 9.09%
Normal Tire Pressure: 65 psi 11 12.50%
Normal Tire Pressure: 72 psi 14 15.91%
Normal Tire Pressure: 80 psi 23 26.14%
Normal Tire Pressure: 80+ psi 1 1.14%
TIRE AGE (in years) – Please select only one response in this category: 4 4.55%
Tire Age (in years): 0-1 year 24 27.27%
Tire Age (in years): 1-2 years 12 13.64%
Tire Age (in years): 2-3 years 19 21.59%
Tire Age (in years): 3-4 years 12 13.64%
Tire Age (in years): 4-5 years 10 11.36%
Tire Age (in years): 5-6 years 3 3.41%
Tire Age (in years): 6-7 years 1 1.14%
Tire Age (in years): 7+ years 3 3.41%
Tire Age (in years): Unknown 1 1.14%
TIRE AGE (in miles) – Please select only one response in this category: 4 4.55%
Tire Age (in miles): 0-1,000 miles 10 11.36%
Tire Age (in miles): 1,000-5,000 miles 13 14.77%
Tire Age (in miles): 5,000-10,000 miles 18 20.45%
Tire Age (in miles): 10,000-15,000 miles 12 13.64%
Tire Age (in miles): 15,000-25,000 miles 16 18.18%
Tire Age (in miles): 25,000-50,000 miles 9 10.23%
Tire Age (in miles): 50,000-75,000 miles 2 2.27%
Tire Age (in miles): 75,000-100,000 miles 0 0%
Tire Age (in miles): 100,000+ miles 0 0%
Tire Age (in miles): Unknown 2 2.27%
ARE TIRES BALANCED – Please select only one response in this category: 7 7.95%
Are Tires Balanced: Static (bubble) balance 8 9.09%
Are Tires Balanced: Spin balance (tire spun on balancing machine or Airstream) 69 78.41%
Are Tires Balanced: No or unknown 5 5.68%
ARE DYNAMIC BALANCING DEVICES USED – Please select all responses that apply in this category: 4 4.55%
Dynamic Balancing Devices Used: Centramatics (or similar) 27 30.68%
Dynamic Balancing Devices Used: DynaBeads (or similar) 1 1.14%
Dynamic Balancing Devices Used: Other less common devices or methods 1 1.14%
Dynamic Balancing Devices Used: None or unknown 25 28.41%
NUMBER OF AXLES ON YOUR AIRSTREAM – Please select only one response in this category: 3 3.41%
Number of Axles on Your Airstream: 1 5 5.68%
Number of Axles on Your Airstream: 2 71 80.68%
Number of Axles on Your Airstream: 3 5 5.68%
WEIGHT OF AIRSTREAM (fully loaded, including tongue weight) – Please select only one response in this category: 4 4.55%
Weight of Airstream: 1,000-2,000 pounds 0 0%
Weight of Airstream: 2,000-3,000 pounds 1 1.14%
Weight of Airstream: 3,000-4,000 pounds 2 2.27%
Weight of Airstream: 4,000-5,000 pounds 8 9.09%
Weight of Airstream: 5,000-6,000 pounds 15 17.05%
Weight of Airstream: 6,000-7,000 pounds 15 17.05%
Weight of Airstream: 7,000-8,000 pounds 14 15.91%
Weight of Airstream: 8,000-9,000 pounds 20 22.73%
Weight of Airstream: 9,000-10,000 pounds 8 9.09%
Weight of Airstream: 10,000-11,000 pounds 3 3.41%
Weight of Airstream: 11,000-12,000 pounds 0 0%
Weight of Airstream: 12,000+ pounds 0 0%
PARKING SURFACE – Please select only one parking surface for tires during extended storage (longer than 30 days): 3 3.41%
Parking Surface: Dirt, rock, gravel, sand (or similar) 22 25.00%
Parking Surface: Asphalt 10 11.36%
Parking Surface: Concrete 33 37.50%
Parking Surface: Wood, cardboard, paper, etc. 6 6.82%
Parking Surface: Synthetic material (rubber, plastic, floor tiles, carpeting, etc.) 4 4.55%
Parking Surface: Off floor (Airstream on jacks) 5 5.68%
Parking Surface: Tires removed and stored off Airstream 0 0%
Parking Surface: Other 6 6.82%
AIRSTREAM TOWING CONDITIONS – Please select all responses that apply in this category: 4 4.55%
My Airstream is towed on: Interstate and multilane highways 72 81.82%
My Airstream is towed on: State and other improved two-lane highways, with shoulders 68 77.27%
My Airstream is towed on: Mostly paved and well-maintained lesser-used "backroads" 51 57.95%
My Airstream is towed on: Poorly/minimally maintained "backroads" and off-road 17 19.32%
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HAS A *NON-ST* TIRE FAILED ON YOUR AIRSTREAM – If YES is selected, please continue with this poll. However, if your answer is NO; please stop, and do not proceed further. The questions that follow pertain only to NON-ST tire failures. 4 4.55%
Has a NON-ST tire failed on your Airstream in the past 10 years? – Yes (Please continue.) 8 9.09%
Has a NON-ST tire failed on your Airstream in the past 10 years? – No (Please stop here.) 48 54.55%
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TIRE PRESSURE AT FAILURE – Please select only one response in this category: 0 0%
Tire Pressure at Failure: Tire was inflated to “normal tire pressure” (previously entered) 8 9.09%
Tire Pressure at Failure: Tire was inflated to a lower pressure 0 0%
Tire Pressure at Failure: Tire was inflated to a higher pressure 0 0%
Tire Pressure at Failure: Tire pressure was unknown at time of failure 0 0%
AMBIENT/OUTDOOR TEMPERATURE when tire failure occurred or was noticed – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Ambient/Outdoor Temperature at Failure: Subfreezing to freezing temperatures 0 0%
Ambient/Outdoor Temperature at Failure: Freezing to 70-degrees Fahrenheit 2 2.27%
Ambient/Outdoor Temperature at Failure: 70 to 90-degrees Fahrenheit 6 6.82%
Ambient/Outdoor Temperature at Failure: 90 to 110-degrees Fahrenheit 0 0%
Ambient/Outdoor Temperature at Failure: 110+ degrees Fahrenheit 0 0%
TIRE FAILURE DESCRIPTION – Please select all responses that apply in this category: 0 0%
Tire Failure Description: Valve stem leak/failure 1 1.14%
Tire Failure Description: Bubble in sidewall 0 0%
Tire Failure Description: Bubble in tread area 0 0%
Tire Failure Description: Belt/tread slipped, but still relatively intact 1 1.14%
Tire Failure Description: Tread separated, but still partially attached to tire body 0 0%
Tire Failure Description: Tread completely separated, but tire body still inflated 0 0%
Tire Failure Description: Blowout, sidewall 0 0%
Tire Failure Description: Blowout, with tread separation 2 2.27%
Tire Failure Description: Other, not described above 4 4.55%
TIRE FAILURE TIME – Please select only one response in this category: 2 2.27%
Tire Failure Time: Before driving 2 2.27%
Tire Failure Time: While driving 4 4.55%
Tire Failure Time: After driving 1 1.14%
POSITION OF TIRE THAT FAILED – Please select all responses that apply in this category: 1 1.14%
Position of Tire that Failed: Axle #1 (front or single axle), left side 6 6.82%
Position of Tire that Failed: Axle #1 (front or single axle), right side 1 1.14%
Position of Tire that Failed: Axle #2, left side 1 1.14%
Position of Tire that Failed: Axle #2, right side 2 2.27%
Position of Tire that Failed: Axle #3, left side 1 1.14%
Position of Tire that Failed: Axle #3, right side 1 1.14%
CAUSES & CONTRIBUTING FACTORS: 0 0%
Did a road hazard, hitch failure or vehicle accident cause or contribute to the tire failure: Yes 3 3.41%
Did a road hazard, hitch failure or vehicle accident cause or contribute to the tire failure: No 3 3.41%
Did the tire failure cause or contribute to a vehicle accident: Yes 0 0%
Did the tire failure cause or contribute to a vehicle accident: No 7 7.95%
NUMBER OF TIRES THAT FAILED IN ORIGINAL INCIDENT – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Number of Tires that Failed in Original Incident: 1 7 7.95%
Number of Tires that Failed in Original Incident: 2 0 0%
Number of Tires that Failed in Original Incident: 3 0 0%
Number of Tires that Failed in Original Incident: 4 0 0%
Number of Tires that Failed in Original Incident: 5 0 0%
Number of Tires that Failed in Original Incident: 6 0 0%
NUMBER OF ADDITIONAL TIRES THAT FAILED WITHIN 30 DAYS OR 1,000 MILES OF ORIGINAL INCIDENT – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 30 Days or 1,000 Miles: 1 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 30 Days or 1,000 Miles: 2 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 30 Days or 1,000 Miles: 3 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 30 Days or 1,000 Miles: 4 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 30 Days or 1,000 Miles: 5 1 1.14%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 30 Days or 1,000 Miles: 6 0 0%
NUMBER OF ADDITIONAL TIRES THAT FAILED WITHIN 12 MONTHS OR 12,000 MILES OF ORIGINAL INCIDENT – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 12 Months or 12,000 Miles: 1 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 12 Months or 12,000 Miles: 2 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 12 Months or 12,000 Miles: 3 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 12 Months or 12,000 Miles: 4 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 12 Months or 12,000 Miles: 5 0 0%
Number of Additional Tires that Failed within 12 Months or 12,000 Miles: 6 0 0%
COST OF ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE, TOWING, ETC. (including expenses reimbursed by insurance; however, do not include cost of new tires, wheels, etc.) – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $0 3 3.41%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $1-100 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $100-250 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $250-500 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $500-1,000 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $1,000-2,500 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $2,500-5,000 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $5,000-10,000 0 0%
Cost of Roadside Assistance, Towing, etc.: $10,000+ 0 0%
COST OF TIRE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT (including new tire and/or wheel, shipping, extended warranty, mounting & balancing and similar charges, even if reimbursed by insurance) – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $0 0 0%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $1-100 3 3.41%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $100-250 2 2.27%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $250-500 2 2.27%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $500-1,000 0 0%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $1,000-1,500 0 0%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $1,500-2,000 0 0%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $2,000-2,500 0 0%
Cost of Tire Repair or Replacement: $2,500+ 0 0%
ADDITIONAL DAMAGE TO AIRSTREAM – Please select all responses that apply in this category: 1 1.14%
Additional Damage to Airstream: None 6 6.82%
Additional Damage to Airstream: Minor cosmetic damage (even if not repaired) 1 1.14%
Additional Damage to Airstream: Functional damage to other tires, wheels, suspension parts, etc. 0 0%
Additional Damage to Airstream: Functional damage affecting safety, including brake lines/parts, electrical wiring, propane lines, etc. 0 0%
Additional Damage to Airstream: Major damage to exterior or interior of Airstream, including body panels, windows, rock guards, water heater, refrigerator, etc. 0 0%
Additional Damage: Tow vehicle or other vehicles 0 0%
Additional Damage: Personal injury, property or other damage associated with tire failure 0 0%
COST OF ADDITIONAL DAMAGE TO AIRSTREAM (estimate, if not repaired) – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $0 4 4.55%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $1-100 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $100-500 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $500-1,000 1 1.14%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $1,000-2,500 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $2,500-5,000 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $5,000-7,500 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $7,500-10,000 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $10,000-15,000 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $15,000-25,000 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: $25,000+ 0 0%
Cost of Additional Damage to Airstream: Total loss (scrap/salvage) 0 0%
COST OF OTHER DAMAGE (including personal injury, property, tow vehicle or other damage associated with tire failure) – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Cost of Other Damage: $0 5 5.68%
Cost of Other Damage: $1-100 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $100-500 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $500-1,000 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $1,000-2,500 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $2,500-5,000 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $5,000-10,000 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $10,000-25,000+ 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $25,000-50,000 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: $50,000+ 0 0%
Cost of Other Damage: Total loss (tow vehicle, other vehicles and/or property) 0 0%
TOW VEHICLE TIRE DAMAGE – Please select only one response in this category: 1 1.14%
Tow Vehicle Tire Damage – Were tires also damaged on your tow vehicle: Yes 0 0%
Tow Vehicle Tire Damage – Were tires also damaged on your tow vehicle: No 4 4.55%
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Old 10-01-2016, 02:20 PM   #1
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Airstream *NON-ST* Tire Poll

AIRSTREAM *NON-ST* TIRE POLL – This poll applies only to NON-ST tires installed on Airstream travel trailers. Owners of Airstreams with ST (Special Trailer) tires, should NOT participate in this poll. Instead, they should enter their responses at this link: Airstream Tire Failure Poll.


Important Guidelines for Poll Participation

This poll must be completed in one session.

Also, because each member may only respond to this poll ONE TIME, new Airstream owners and AirForums members who have recently converted from ST (Special Trailer) to NON-ST tires may wish to delay participating in this poll, until they have accumulated significant mileage without incident, or until they have a tire failure. Otherwise, this poll will only indicate the number of Airstreams that have switched tire types.


Thanks, in advance, for your participation!
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Old 10-01-2016, 02:43 PM   #2
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What am I doing wrong?
I don't see a poll...
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Old 10-01-2016, 02:45 PM   #3
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What am I doing wrong?
I don't see a poll...
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You're doing what I'm doing - and seeing no poll 😳😀
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Old 10-01-2016, 03:02 PM   #4
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Not to mention a poll of forum readers is not exactly representative.
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Old 10-01-2016, 03:53 PM   #5
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I don't see the poll, but I see the Pole when I look in the mirror.
Is this going to be a poll or a survey?
Why does the ST group have to go to a poll that contains the word "failure" but the non-ST group's doesn't?
How are you going to keep the non-ST people from participating and skewing the results?
What is the purpose of the poll?
Why is there air?
What is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

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Unladen swallow! Very well played!


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Old 10-01-2016, 04:37 PM   #7
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OMG. I see the poll now. It's a lot of work. Makes me glad to have ST tires...
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Old 10-01-2016, 04:38 PM   #8
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Re: Answers to initial questions on the NON-ST Tire Poll

Sorry for delay. Posting of the initial message and poll questions are done in two parts; so the post appears first, while the poll questions are still being entered. The last poll was done late at night, so no one was up to see the delay.

To answer a couple of questions (my responses are in BLUE TEXT):
  • A poll of forum readers is not exactly representative -- Sorry, that's all we've got. If anyone can find a more representative sample, they are welcome to write another poll. Also, I'm sure there will be complaints about this poll being composed of anecdotal comments with no hard data. Again, others are welcome to find their own data. For now, I suspect this is all of the information we'll get; that's why I wrote the poll -- There is no hard data on tire reliability on Airstreams.

  • Why does the ST group have to go to a poll that contains the word "failure" but the non-ST group's doesn't? -- The original "tire failure poll" was written a couple of years ago, and there were things I would change if I could. However, once posted, polls can't be edited; so what you see is what you get.

    After the "failure" poll was written, I recognized that there was no way for members to enter details on ST tires that hadn't failed; so I wrote a separate poll for that. However, people who are happy with their ST tires don't seem to be interested in telling anyone about them. Also, what's to tell?

    The NON_ST Tire Poll has the questions reorganized, so two polls are unnecessary; and hopefully, there will be very few entries in the "failure" portion of the NON-ST poll. Also, I hope members don't enter data for nails and similar road hazards, as this will skew the data away from catastrophic failures, which are what I think most readers are interest in.


  • How are you going to keep the non-ST people from participating and skewing the results? -- Like any poll, one cannot control who enters what. Most likely, there will be mistakes by individuals, and probably trolls who just want to mess with the poll results. However, in most cases, these can be identified and accounted for, with adjusted results posted after the fact.

    For example, in the "tire failure poll" that ended up containing data mostly for ST tires, there was an entry for 16" Goodyear LT tires. This looked odd, so I contacted the poll participant; and I discovered that an incorrect box had been checked, and the tires were actually GYMs. There were a couple of entries like this that can be compensated for in analyzing the final numbers. However, the poll entries, displayed numbers and percentages cannot be altered or corrected due to the peculiarities of the underlying BBS software that stores the data and does the poll calculations.


  • What is the purpose of the poll? -- It's mostly to satisfy my personal curiosity; and I think many AirForums members would like to know whether the switch to 15" XL tires, 16" LT tires and the new Michelin Defenders are any better than the OEM GYM ST's.

In any case, I hope this poll will provide some entertainment and possibly some useful information for those who haven't switched, and justification for those who have.
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I can't open the poll, but I stuck with 15" rims and bought 15" General Grabber LT tires. Works great on my 25' Safari. Over 8000 lbs capacity on 6000 lb GVW. In 1.5 years they haven't lost any air.


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Old 10-01-2016, 09:06 PM   #10
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Re: Please select (checkmark) one of these two boxes!

Important Note for Poll Participants

About halfway down the poll questions are three questions that look like the text below:

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[ ] HAS A *NON-ST* TIRE FAILED ON YOUR AIRSTREAM – If YES is selected, please continue with this poll. However, if your answer is NO; please stop, and do not proceed further. The questions that follow pertain only to NON-ST tire failures.

[ ] Has a NON-ST tire failed on your Airstream in the past 10 years? – Yes (Please continue.)

[ ] Has a NON-ST tire failed on your Airstream in the past 10 years? – No (Please stop here.)

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I now realize that the instructions sound like you are not supposed to answer any of the questions from here down, if you have not had a tire failure. However, please make sure you select (checkmark) one of the last two questions (in bold text, above), whichever is appropriate. Otherwise, the percentages for this subsection will be incorrect.

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Old 10-02-2016, 05:41 AM   #11
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Tips & Initial Comments on the Airstream *NON-ST* Tire Poll

  • Despite its apparent length, this poll is relatively short. If you are not reporting a tire failure, you need only complete the first half of the poll, which contains 17 easy questions that will take only a minute or two to answer.

    For example, the second question asks for the name of the TIRE MANUFACTURER; and while there are 29 possible answers, it only takes a few seconds to pick the one appropriate response. Similarly, the other questions in the first half of the poll are easy and quickly answered.

  • If you are reporting a tire failure, the second half of the poll collects failure details, including expenses. You may wish to scan the questions in this portion of the poll to see what data you need to gather before taking the poll. Remember, the poll must be completed in one session. You cannot answer part of the list of questions, and then return later to finish the remainder.

  • It's interesting to note that no NON-ST tire failures have been reported so far. However, in the first few hours, only seven AirForums members have completed the poll. I know there are a lot more people running non-ST tires, so I encourage those members to take a few minutes to share your tire experiences.

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Old 10-02-2016, 06:25 AM   #12
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Re-posting the link to the other AS Tire Failure Poll for ST tires, where some further comments and questions are. Thanks Phoenix for doing all this work.

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http://www.airforums.com/forums/f438...oll-76867.html
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Old 10-02-2016, 06:28 AM   #13
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Moderators and administrators, could this poll and the other one be made into Sticky topics in the Tires sub-forum?

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Old 10-02-2016, 08:20 AM   #14
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Is there a way to tell when the entries were made? I have a working hypothesis that ST tires have improved and the way to tell is to look at when the entries were made.
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