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Old 03-21-2008, 12:29 PM   #1
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Remove 2 tires?

I need to put new tires on my Trade Wind. Would it be a problem to remove a tire from each side of the trailer for a few hours as the shop mounts the new ones? I could save myself a few trips this way. I do not want to take the trailer to the tire store and let them at it with their jacks and pneumatic guns.
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No problem...that's one of the advantages of having a dual-axle trailer! I wouldn't drive around for long with only one wheel/tire per side but if you get a flat on one tire you can drive a short distance to get off the road or to a repair shop in an emergency. So just sitting there is absolutely no problem ~

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Old 03-21-2008, 03:01 PM   #3
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That's what I thought. Tires are in the shop, check out the one on the right...
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Uh, yeah, might need a new one there!

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What caused that?

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Old 03-21-2008, 04:01 PM   #6
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Yee-ouch Richard! Was Quartzsite that rough?
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I wouldn't drive around for long with only one wheel/tire per side but if you get a flat on one tire you can drive a short distance to get off the road or to a repair shop in an emergency. So just sitting there is absolutely no problem ~
Our Argosy manual clearly states you can take off a tire and tow at low speed (45mph or below) to the next town for repairs. I have trouble dividing by zero... but just sitting there? You be o-tay!
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new tires

I'm thinkin you got your moneys worth out of that one ,fer sure , ya know.
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Old 03-21-2008, 05:17 PM   #8
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My quess would be dry rot. The tires were seven years old and the last three were out here in the desert. I should have replaced them last year.
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My quess would be dry rot. The tires were seven years old and the last three were out here in the desert. I should have replaced them last year.
SHEESH, Richard..................

If I knew that your tires ere in such rough shape, I wouldn't have camped next to you at the Balloon Fiesta!!!!!
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Old 03-21-2008, 06:58 PM   #10
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SHEESH, Richard..................

If I knew that your tires ere in such rough shape, I wouldn't have camped next to you at the Balloon Fiesta!!!!!
Don't blame me, Ken sold me trailer with bad tires! It just took a few years to discover.
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I going to just as you asked. But I thought what the heck why make two 24 mile round trips so I rolled the trailer up on one axle and removed those wheels. Then jacked up one of the remaining wheels, blocked it and removed it. So now I have 3 wheels plus the spare to take to Les Schwab. Of course the tire left on the coach was the one I planned for the future spare.
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Mine? Oh, the tires. I agree, bad judgment on my part to let them go that long.

I only had to make two trips to Discount tire, one to drop off and one to pick up. Who knew they would be closed from noon until 3 PM on Good Friday? I left the spare on and one tire was replace a few months ago. I have switched from Carlies to Tow Masters, 7.00 X 15 D's.

Now to fix the sheet metal trim that bend...
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Hey mine are older. However I have not had my bullet out for 3 years. I am using the black round things to keep the project up while it waits it's turn for the flooring rework.

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