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Old 12-15-2015, 08:05 AM   #15
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I had to buy 16" wheels as Michelin did not have the tire that I wanted in 15 inches......worth the expense but I loved the moon wheel covers I had for them.


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Old 12-15-2015, 02:44 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Phoenix View Post
Total weight on our Bambi's axle was 4,280 lbs, fully loaded, weighed while on an 8-month, 13,000 mile roadtrip. Sorry, I didn't weigh each wheel individually.

For those unfamiliar with the XPS Rib, it has a 1-ply steel sidewall, 3 steel radial belts, weighs 49 pounds, and is rated to carry 2,680 lbs @ 80 psi. Our two tires were made in Germany.
Thanks for the update. That really shows how the single-axle trailers put a big load on the tires. My dual axle 25FB was at 5960 pounds on the axles last time I weighed it.

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