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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By CalandLinda
It's very difficult to determine where a China...

It's very difficult to determine where a China tire is made and by whom. Ever tire has a plant code on the sidewall. You can cross reference the plant code on plant code charts and pin point the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-11-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By CalandLinda
What is the start of "under inflated" or "over...

What is the start of "under inflated" or "over inflated". Something must have been established to have such descriptions. Just maybe it's the vehicle manufacturer's recommendation. Just for the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-11-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By CalandLinda
your "charts and weights" must be used in...

your "charts and weights" must be used in conjunction with established standards. When inflating your tires to the load carried they have no load capacity reserves.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-06-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By CalandLinda
Note: G614 tires no longer qualifies for fitment...

Note: G614 tires no longer qualifies for fitment on trailers having 7000# vehicle certified GAWR axles. Reason; not enough load capacity to pass the RVIA 10% load capacity reserves for OE tires.
...
Forum: Montana Problems, Problem Solving & Technical Help 11-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,708
Posted By CalandLinda
How did you determine that?

How did you determine that?
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 10-16-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,866
Posted By CalandLinda
If you actually have the 3870# wheels and they...

If you actually have the 3870# wheels and they are rated for 110 PSI they are good to go. According to the specs on your trailer you have 7000 axles. You can not exceed the wheel capacity unless you...
Forum: Sitting around the Campfire 10-14-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,346
Posted By CalandLinda
US Navy 1957 - 1988. SBP paid in full, 2018,...

US Navy 1957 - 1988.

SBP paid in full, 2018, YAHOO!

Married 61 years, 4 Oct 2019.
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-20-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By CalandLinda
It may be difficult for Keystone to pinpoint what...

It may be difficult for Keystone to pinpoint what brand tire went on a particular trailer or model. One of their primary OEM providers is Tridet. They have 9 brands of ST tires and the GY G614...
Forum: 2019 Annual North American Fall Rally 09-14-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By CalandLinda
There's a good reason for the extra weight. They...

There's a good reason for the extra weight. They are steel cased. The majority of ST tires with less load carrying ability are fabric cased - mostly polyester.

Any designated steel cased tire...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-12-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By CalandLinda
For your truck, the Original Equipment tires...

For your truck, the Original Equipment tires (OE) must have a load capacity equal to the GAWR they are fitted to. The truck’s building instructions require the manufacturer to provide a percentage...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-09-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By CalandLinda
I doubt that the OEM tires caused your problems....

I doubt that the OEM tires caused your problems. I suspect other circumstances such as under inflation or just plane old bad luck. According to the specs on your trailer it was delivered with LRF...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-08-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By CalandLinda
Just a thought. Do you have a current weight slip...

Just a thought. Do you have a current weight slip from certified scales? It's the only thing that will support your claim if they say you were overloaded.

Conditions such as overloading and under...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-08-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By CalandLinda
Overloaded tires degrade weather they are in...

Overloaded tires degrade weather they are in motion or just setting. The degree of degrading lessons their ability to carry the load and eventually they will fail. When a tire takes on much more than...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 07-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,057
Posted By CalandLinda
Because some states tax by total vehicle weight...

Because some states tax by total vehicle weight and have an active state DOT patrol with individual wheel scales. Here in SC, the first time I registered my dually they told me I had to register it...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-29-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,380
Posted By CalandLinda
This is not a pro/con post. Just useful info for...

This is not a pro/con post. Just useful info for you and others in this load capacity range.

The LT235/85R16 LRG G614 RST steel cased tires provide a maximum load capacity of 3750# @ 110 PSI....
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-23-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,457
Posted By CalandLinda
Close to where we live there is a full service RV...

Close to where we live there is a full service RV repair/servicing facility. They have 8 full size repair bays, a level parking area for those that chose to leave their RV for service or while...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-21-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,866
Posted By CalandLinda
She just doesn't know her product very well and...

She just doesn't know her product very well and should let someone with more experience answer questions she knows little about. A ST235/80R16 is a designated tire size. Load ranges are just degrees...
Forum: General Discussions about our Montanas 07-20-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,562
Posted By CalandLinda
General information: I copied the following...

General information:

I copied the following paragraph from the Keystone 2019 generic owner's manual. It applies to some of the subject matter being discussed in this thread. It came from the...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-19-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,866
Posted By CalandLinda
He has 6000# axles. Those tires are super "over...

He has 6000# axles. Those tires are super "over kill" for those axles. In fact, ST235/85R16E tires would have provided more than 600# of load capacity reserves at 80 PSI per wheel position. To equal...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-19-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,866
Posted By CalandLinda
The pictures of the Sailun tires in post #22 show...

The pictures of the Sailun tires in post #22 show the plant code, MW. They were built by Shenyang Peace Radial
Tire manufacturing Co., LTD
Shenyang, Lialning, China

It's often asked where Sailun...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-18-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,866
Posted By CalandLinda
When I got a 15% AARP discount for a steak dinner...

When I got a 15% AARP discount for a steak dinner and my friends got the same dinner at the market price, I'm pretty sure we got the same value dinner because the establishment didn't know I was...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-18-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,600
Posted By CalandLinda
Are those LRG tires?

Are those LRG tires?
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-17-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,380
Posted By CalandLinda
About 98% of the RV trailer manufacturers are...

About 98% of the RV trailer manufacturers are members of the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). RVIA recommended a 10% load capacity reserve above vehicle certified GAWRs for RV...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-17-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,380
Posted By CalandLinda
There are literally millions of China made ST...

There are literally millions of China made ST tires of all brands rolling on our freeways and byways. They could not survive this long if they did not meet the DOT inspection criterion. There would...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 07-16-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,380
Posted By CalandLinda
There are two approved sets of government...

There are two approved sets of government regulations for setting and maintaining recommended cold tire inflation pressures. First is the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). Those...
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