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Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-26-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
What is most misunderstood about my responses is;...

What is most misunderstood about my responses is; they are derived from existing regulations and tire industry standards.

For instance; the ST235/80R16 is a designated size and can be found in...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-26-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
There is no valid reason to inflate RV trailer...

There is no valid reason to inflate RV trailer tires to the load carried. The USTMA provides the industry stands for such tire inflations. However, vehicle manufacturer recommended cold inflation...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-25-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
The comparison of vehicle manufacturer...

The comparison of vehicle manufacturer recommended cold tire inflation pressures for passenger vehicles to those on RV trailers is not accurate. The FMVSS directions that must be followed differ...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-23-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,765
Posted By CalandLinda
Tire info; Every model = ST235/80R16E ...

Tire info; Every model = ST235/80R16E

https://recreationalvehicles.info/2013-keystone-rv-mountaineer/2013-keystone-rv-mountaineer-brochure.pdf

Michelin follows tire industry standards.
...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-21-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
You're right I forgot Airstream's optional offer...

You're right I forgot Airstream's optional offer for Michelin LT tires on their Eddie Baure models.


Michelin also got involved with using one of their 17.5" European designed low platform tires...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-21-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
The tire manufacturer's maximum inflation...

The tire manufacturer's maximum inflation pressure molded into the tire sidewall is the PSI value needed for the tire to provide it's maximum load capacity.

The correct tire inflation for all...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-21-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
Yup! That's what Michelin says. Problem is, they...

Yup! That's what Michelin says. Problem is, they do not build ST tires.

As I recall Michelin has never provided LT tires as OEM for RV trailers. They did have some experience with their Uniroyal...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-20-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
Sailuns have not "been around awhile" They were...

Sailuns have not "been around awhile" They were originally built as a mimic of the GY G614 and had the same specs as the G614, a RST tire. Some time after that, they tooled-up to produce their all...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
https://fifthwheelst.com/documents/Copy%20of%20Loa...

https://fifthwheelst.com/documents/Copy%20of%20Load%20and%20Inflation%20All%20ST-Modified.pdf
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
Fine print, first page in the reference below: ...

Fine print, first page in the reference below: Requires special high-load capacity wheel. Consult wheel manufacturer for proper application.

http://gosailun.com/Content/images2/637T/637T.pdf
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
Back in 2010 Keystone specked everything "close...

Back in 2010 Keystone specked everything "close to the bone". Because of your 6000# axles they had no reason to use wheels with more than 80 PSI pressure rating. So you should get the wheel brand...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-19-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By CalandLinda
At 80 PSI your Original Equipment tires provided...

At 80 PSI your Original Equipment tires provided more than 14% in load capacity reserves. Why not just find a brand you're comfortable with to replace them. Just about every brand name ST tire...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-15-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,321
Posted By CalandLinda
The sticker (federal certification label) has the...

The sticker (federal certification label) has the minimum PSI setting for the Original Equipment tires. The minimum requirement for replacement tires is a PSI setting that will provide the load...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-15-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,321
Posted By CalandLinda
Inflation pressures and speed ratings abide to...

Inflation pressures and speed ratings abide to their own individual standards.

Recommended cold tire inflation pressures for RV trailers are set by the trailer manufacturer and are minimum...
Forum: TIRES, Montana Tires 12-12-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
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: 30
Views: 2,321
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: 30
Views: 2,321
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: 1,288
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: 1,966
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: 4,440
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: 7,635
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: 1,259
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: 389
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: 708
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: 665
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...
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