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Old 10-23-2008, 09:01 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by markdoane View Post
Don't try that!

When I did it, the trailer windmilled like crazy, and I couldn't keep it on the road. I think the tongue weight was too low. Also, with the tires off the trailer had no directional stability.

When I got to the campground, I had to park under a large tree to keep the trailer from floating away.

And my gas mileage didn't really improve that much. Overall, a less than optimal experience.
Under correct circumstances, it will help mitigate shot axles, though.

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Old 04-26-2009, 12:13 PM   #44
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Just checked my tires again (6 months later) and they are still holding the same presser. All 4 tires are still the same! I am having similar results on my motorcycles, scooters, bikes and other cars. Quite the novelty! I am still sold

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Old 04-26-2009, 02:31 PM   #45
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I have had the same experience with my TV. I check them, just don't fill them. All I use is air.


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