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Trailer tire wear????
« on: Jul 08, 2009, 12:25:48 PM »
Do you guys have one trailer tire that wears out faster than the other?  I actually go thru the fronts first.  Is this because that is where the majority of the turning, and my brakes are at?

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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #1 on: Jul 08, 2009, 01:15:48 PM »
I think it's the brakes.

With mine, the brakes are on the rear set.   

The tread depth looks the same; but with the rears, the leading edge of the tread blocks is worn more...........
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #2 on: Jul 08, 2009, 01:44:52 PM »
or your hitch is to low and your riding on the front tires more?
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #3 on: Aug 26, 2009, 08:11:59 PM »
or your hitch is to low and your riding on the front tires more?

This sounds like a good candidate!
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #4 on: Aug 26, 2009, 08:49:28 PM »
Huh so WA is the only state that requires brakes on both axles? 
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #5 on: Aug 26, 2009, 09:52:00 PM »
Turning, brakes, and weight is mostly on the front axle, which can wear them faster.
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #6 on: Aug 26, 2009, 10:03:17 PM »
Turning, brakes, and weight is mostly on the front axle, which can wear them faster.

My brakes are on the rear axle........

I think the amount of brakes is dependent on the gross weight of the trailer.  
(Mine is 7000lb, 2 axles, 1 brake axle)
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #7 on: Aug 27, 2009, 09:40:06 AM »
Weight, and turning would be my best guess.  You guys pull your rigs pretty far forward on your trailer blingn, I bet thats part of the reason.  Not to mention you've got that tool box full of random :pokinit: on the front too.
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #8 on: Aug 28, 2009, 03:03:07 PM »
at least your times are still holding up. i now have 3 new tires and one old one. thats 3 blow out ive had in 1 season
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #9 on: Aug 29, 2009, 05:37:25 PM »
load your trailer correctly  and keep the tires at max stated (sidewall) pressure  ;)

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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #10 on: Sep 01, 2009, 01:56:09 AM »
My rears wear way faster. That is because with my setup if I run a 1" drop receiver the tongue is a little high, but with a 2" drop receiver the tongue is way too low. I could load the Yota farther forward but then I have too much tongue weight. When I buy new tires for my trailer I'm going to go with the next size up to hopefully level it out.
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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #11 on: Sep 01, 2009, 02:00:07 AM »
Just rotate the tires.........

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Re: Trailer tire wear????
« Reply #12 on: Mar 08, 2010, 03:00:53 PM »
I burned up the rears first. the fronts still have a ton of tread but the rears are toast. They are the original cheap tires that came with the trailer and I need to upgrade anyway. How many miles you guys figure you are getting out of a set of trailer tires?

 
 
 
 
 

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