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Old 12-14-2005, 08:00 PM   #1
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need to change tires in the trailer dad gave me. what tires?
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Old 12-14-2005, 08:20 PM   #2
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ST225/75R15 load range D.
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Old 12-14-2005, 08:32 PM   #3
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You can find previous discussions and even photos for tire experiences of others, by using the 'search' tools at the top right of each page. The advanced search may serve you best, by allowing you to choose specific forums to search within.

The Forum you want is: Axle, Brakes, Wheel & Tire Forum. Look around there for ideas. You will discover that everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
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Old 01-09-2006, 04:17 PM   #4
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Tires/ Cyclo

Terry,
Thanks for the info.
Who has a good price on ST225/75R15 tires?


Also who has a good price on a cyclo polisher?

thanks everyone
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I forgot to ask what is the best brand for the trailer tires? thanks all, fred
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Marathons are the preferred tire for our coaches. Check your local yellow pages for a dealer, as any savings you may get on the 'net will be offset by shipping costs, as well as finding someone to install them.
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What about Maxxis?

The latest issue of CampingLife magazine features an advertisement on page two by a tire maker who apparently thinks their product works well on Airstreams.

Anyone know anything about them?

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The latest issue of CampingLife magazine features an advertisement on page two by a tire maker who apparently thinks their product works well on Airstreams.

Anyone know anything about them?

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I've seen them on passenger cars and light trucks, and didn't think they were that great. They were worn out in 20,000 miles of use. This is on both autos and trucks, but not trailers.
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I am not sure why it wasn't mentioned that the Marathons are Goodyears tires. As for the Cyclo polisher, get online with www.perfectpolish.com . They have all the polishes, polishers, polisher attachments and polishing cloths you will ever need. There is also a link to a website that will provide you with all the info on how to accomplish the polishing job.

Note that once you start it is a life long commitment. It will have to be redone every 6months to two years depending on your environment and your own ability to live with the degrading finish. With mine, people tell me it looks great, but I am almost ashamed because it is oxidizing and I know how it looks when it is nearly perfect.

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If I install those Maxxis tires on my A/S will my wife cuddle with me like in the ad?
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Only if you look like the guy in the ad.
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The latest issue of CampingLife magazine features an advertisement on page two by a tire maker who apparently thinks their product works well on Airstreams. Anyone know anything about them?

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No - but I went to their site and here are the specs for the tire in question...Maxxis M8008st radial
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I work for an RV dealer. The new units we have been selling, some other brand, come from the factory with the Maxxis tires. I have been getting good replies from customers about their tires. Two years of Maxxis tires and counting...
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The weird thing about Maxxis is their mix of sizes. In 15" tires, they only list ST205/75R, load range C, and ST225/75R, load range D (8 ply).

They don't have anything in ST215 except in 14", and they don't have a ST225 in load range C (6 ply).

This isn't a complaint, just an observation.
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