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Old 07-16-2018, 12:32 PM   #31
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The tag on the vehicle is the psi the vehicle manufacturer recommends. Decisions made based on load, ride comfort, handling, or??. Tire companies always tell you to use the mfg recommend psi. It's a liability issue. (Remember the Ford Explorer Firestone craziness. All those blowouts were on under inflated tires. Ford wanted to improve the ride and recommend a low pressure on a already substandard tire.) The sidewall psi is what the tire mfg engineer choose. You have to choose between the 2. Few problems arise from using either if your tires are cared for properly. Failures are usually from neglect. A few minutes checking them over well before you go is a good investment. Also, make sure you know the production dates. Tow vehicles should not exceed 36 months and 24 or less for trailers. Tires are really cheap compared to how much a problem can cost.
Here is a link to Goodyear RV tire check... https://www.goodyearrvtires.com/tire...checklist.aspx .....and no, I don't work them. Actually I don't work at all anymore. Happy Trails
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