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Old 07-24-2018, 05:19 PM   #1
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1981 Excella 280 RV Tire Pressure

All: Looking for suggested tire pressure that you are running. And, do you run the same pressure on the front and the duals in the rear??

I have been advised to run between 70 and 80 psi.

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Old 07-25-2018, 01:11 AM   #2
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I run 70 psi all around. Without going out and digging out old paperwork, I think actual weight calls for 65 psi but a 5 psi safety margin makes me feel better.

We have a state scale about a mile from the house and when the cops aren't using it they leave it on so anybody can weigh their rigs.

We seem to carry enough junk that we run on the heavy side so it is best to actually weigh your rig to be sure.
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When I changed the fronts to 70R19.5 I went up from 70 to 75 psi in the fronts and kept 65 in the stock 8R19.5 rears for light loads. If I am running fully loaded, I may boost the rears by a few PSI's.
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I run 70 psi all around. Without going out and digging out old paperwork, I think actual weight calls for 65 psi but a 5 psi safety margin makes me feel better.



We have a state scale about a mile from the house and when the cops aren't using it they leave it on so anybody can weigh their rigs.



We seem to carry enough junk that we run on the heavy side so it is best to actually weigh your rig to be sure.


Thank you much!!!!
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I like to vary the pressure to change wear patterns on my tyres so the cupping is not as bad. Will go with 55psi for 6 months in winter, then back to 65psi in summer. Same thing on my TV
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