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Old 09-27-2005, 07:58 PM   #1
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Question ST Tire Replacements

I want to replace some of the ST225/75/R15-D rated tires on the '93 Limited-34 foot TT.

Does anyone have a good source for replacements?

We do about 10-15k+ each year and seem to wear out 2 tires in less than two years. There's no alignment problems, they are always balanced and usually end up wearing out either left or right side front & rear tires.

I've tried Michelin, Trailer Master, Goodyear, and Titan.
Michelin is expensive and not sure if they make this size anymore.
Trailer Master seems to be a good tire, but not available in SE Massachusetts.
Goodyear probably ok, but I would like to try another brand...looking for a better tire.
Titan didn't seem to last very long, although they weigh signifcantly more per tire and were less expensive.

Anyone use Yokahama?
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Old 09-27-2005, 08:46 PM   #2
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Triple axle trailers tend to be a little hard on tires, just because of the long wheelbase. One pair (at least) of tires will scrub around corners, which is why the center axle tires don't wear out as fast on you.
Goodyear Marathons seem to be the tire of choice, I would hesitate about putting on a set of non national-brand tires on your coach. If you had a problem with one, replacing it could be a challenge.
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Denmon tire... There is a thread on them around here somewhere......
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I want to replace some of the ST225/75/R15-D rated tires on the '93 Limited-34 foot TT.

Does anyone have a good source for replacements?

We do about 10-15k+ each year and seem to wear out 2 tires in less than two years. There's no alignment problems, they are always balanced and usually end up wearing out either left or right side front & rear tires.

I've tried Michelin, Trailer Master, Goodyear, and Titan.
Michelin is expensive and not sure if they make this size anymore.
Trailer Master seems to be a good tire, but not available in SE Massachusetts.
Goodyear probably ok, but I would like to try another brand...looking for a better tire.
Titan didn't seem to last very long, although they weigh signifcantly more per tire and were less expensive.

Anyone use Yokahama?
I would get the Marathons, and get them rotated at least once a year. With the mileage you're doing, probably twice a year.
wearing out the tires is better then rotting them out, in my opinion.
It seems that many of the non national brands are Chinese imports, basically junk.
There is one forum member that had Yokohama tires, and was quite satisfied. Maybe a search for Yokohama would show the posts.
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Rotate the tires every 5 to 6 thousand miles. The back ones are always being slid around corners. And if they last 2 years that's 20 to 30 thousand miles. 30 thousand miles isn't too bad.


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