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Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-13-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,007
Posted By fauch
Those infamous 'Wal Mart People' pictures should...

Those infamous 'Wal Mart People' pictures should always include the vehicle they arrived in
;-)
Definitely a 'Wal Mart People' vehicle
Forum: Additions & Improvements 07-26-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,633
Posted By fauch
hmmm? shorting out the cord??

hmmm? shorting out the cord??
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-30-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
I do not know why this always gets so...

I do not know why this always gets so complicated.
A trailer tire is maxed out at 65 mph
The newer Sailuns and some others are maxed out at 75 or ~80mph
A tire that is load rated at 106 mph has a...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-28-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
NO NO NO nothing to do with driving at speed...

NO NO NO
nothing to do with driving at speed rating. the point is that maximum load capacity is not reached until that speed. Load capacity at normal highway speed (65-70?) is greater than load...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-28-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
The Sailun S637 is an ST tire, speed rating is...

The Sailun S637 is an ST tire, speed rating is 4080 lbs at 75 mph.
VERY GOOD the ' made in china ' means less than that rating
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-28-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
The Sailun is an ST tire, speed rating is 75 mph ...

The Sailun is an ST tire, speed rating is 75 mph
Maybe the best G rated ST tire on the market but far from the best G rated LT tire
on the market
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-28-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
Ya bunch of hard-headed 'fous' (look that one up...

Ya bunch of hard-headed 'fous' (look that one up in the French-English dictionary)

The entire tire performance on a trailer is in the Speed to Weight Rating

CHINA, 'E', be dammed! I want a tire...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-28-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
'N' speed rating on the GY Endurance is 2830 lbs...

'N' speed rating on the GY Endurance is 2830 lbs @87 mph. A long way from 3042 lbs at 106mph. Another ST E rated tire. NOT an LT E rated tire.


T225/75R15
117/112N E
Trailer Use Only...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-27-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
AGAIN Just changing to another brand would not...

AGAIN
Just changing to another brand would not do it for me. Unless that other brand was NOT a trailer tire. I don't care where it was made.

ST235/80R16E vs
LT235/85R16E
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-23-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
I would never have that tire on my trailer. I...

I would never have that tire on my trailer. I personally have never had anything other than LT tires on my trailer. The 'buffer' as some call it, that lies in that range between reasonable traveling...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-20-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 24,672
Posted By fauch
What size/Rating "China Tires" did you have? ...

What size/Rating "China Tires" did you have?
This is more important than the fact that they were "China Tires"
I have been a pest on this since 2011.
We are missing the most important learning...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 03-06-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,048
Posted By fauch
The Endurance has a speed rating of 87mph ...

The Endurance has a speed rating of 87mph


https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Goodyear&tireModel=Endurance&partnum=38NR6END&vehicleSearch=false&fromCompare1=yes
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-28-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,295
Posted By fauch
The load index and speed rating on a Sailun 637...

The load index and speed rating on a Sailun 637 is:129/125L
129/125 is the Load Rating (4080/3640)
L is the speed rating which is 75mph
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-26-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,295
Posted By fauch
You have to consider the SPEED RATING At 65 mph...

You have to consider the SPEED RATING
At 65 mph the ST is DONE. and capacity keeps diminishing
At 65 MPH on an LT tire you're a long way from load limit.
On Firestone Transforce HTs (E Rated) The...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-23-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,295
Posted By fauch
Not sure i understand this statement: "I'm with...

Not sure i understand this statement:
"I'm with everyone else. If my trailer was light enough I'd have LT tires on it."
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 02-22-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,295
Posted By fauch
This happens every time this subject arises! And...

This happens every time this subject arises! And no one ever touches on the most important data in the answer.

Firestone E rated truck tires' weight ratings are at 106 mph. Other LT E tires may be...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 11-23-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,858
Posted By fauch
Art, I know that you mis-spoke when saying "that...

Art, I know that you mis-spoke when saying "that for every inch my rear axle was raised"......but i was just thinking about the old FLYMO mowers when i read that https://youtu.be/YjAhoYR9kV0
Forum: Maintenance 09-13-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,711
Posted By fauch
There seems to be different opinions about this....

There seems to be different opinions about this. When I took my last Montana to an old local, reputable RV shop, they believed that the quality of the adhesive on Eterna-bond tape was more than...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-13-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By fauch
I like Ford's additive to keep my truck in better...

I like Ford's additive to keep my truck in better shape, I like grandma's whiskey to make me happy!
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 09-12-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By fauch
Ford recommends Using Motor-craft Cetane Booster...

Ford recommends Using Motor-craft Cetane Booster and performance improver to ensure the diesel you are buying meets the minimum cetane required for the pump/injector system. Maximum cetane required...
Forum: Maintenance 09-06-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,711
Posted By fauch
https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0i5Uzl7VDmi6O

https://www.icloud.com/sharedalbum/#B0i5Uzl7VDmi6O
Forum: Maintenance 09-06-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,711
Posted By fauch
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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 09-05-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By fauch
It's because DOT is OK with the new trailer being...

It's because DOT is OK with the new trailer being shipped with tires suitable for the unloaded weight (lower cost, higher profit). They are in no way responsible for you loading up a 1200 pound Snap...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 08-03-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By fauch
Someone can do some additional research to check...

Someone can do some additional research to check me, but as far as I know, the TorqShift transmission (2008-2010 Ford Super Duty) stays locked when in the tow haul mode. This is why engine braking...
Forum: Tow Vehicles & Towing 06-23-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,446
Posted By fauch
12,000 lb max towing means a stripped regular...

12,000 lb max towing means a stripped regular cab.
2017 v8 gas Chevy engine delivers 460 lb ft of torque; not something that you want to get caught towing even a pop-up camper in the mountains with.
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