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Old 10-10-2009, 08:31 AM   #15
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Zero problems (tire and trailer) with E Maxxis at 75 pounds on a 25 foot Safari. I have gone about 25,000 miles about half of the miles in Mexico with rough roads.
I have logged about a third of the miles in hot weather.
I switched to load range E tires when four of the original Marathons and their replacements blew out all on hot days on long road trips.
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There's more information about this at this thread: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f438...ari-51030.html

I've called Michelin, Dexter Axle and Airstream to get more information and posted it on that thread.

Clearance for 16" wheels and tires is different for different Airstreams, so if you are thinking of changing, check tire sites for diameter of tires compared to OEM tires, measure space to cut out and between tires, do it several more times, and then measure again. You wouldn't want to spend $1,000 or more on Michelin LTX or RBS tires and new wheels and not have them fit. And, don't forget you'll need 5 wheels and tires.

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Zero problems (tire and trailer) with E Maxxis at 75 pounds on a 25 foot Safari. I have gone about 25,000 miles about half of the miles in Mexico with rough roads.
I have logged about a third of the miles in hot weather.
I switched to load range E tires when four of the original Marathons and their replacements blew out all on hot days on long road trips.
Please keep us posted on the progress of your Maxxis E's. With almost 28,000 miles on our first set of Maxxis E's, two of the tires suffered the type of tread separation as described Pahaska in Post #12. They started looking like bicycle tires. I replaced all four with Maxxis E's again at that time.

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