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Old 06-16-2019, 01:36 PM   #1
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Another post about tires

My first post as a Montana owner. Just “downsized” from 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bus to 2016 Montana 3440RL. Previous owner developed health issues and said only pulled about 1000 miles.

Our maiden trip, bare essentials on board, 80lbs if air in late 2015 tires and traveling at 65mph, new TPMS installed - lost both DS tires - boom boom.

Did not like Trailer King Tire’s in the first place but thought we could make a shakedown run on them.

Now have 4 new G load range (14 ply rated) Onyx brand tires. Hope to get better wear out of these. Still Chinese made but what isn’t these days?
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Old 06-16-2019, 03:06 PM   #2
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Bummer.... Hope you have better luck with these new tires. Haven't heard of this brand before, but the 14 ply should be better. Two tires blowing at same time is unusual. Having trailer sitting in one spot for long periods of time, more than 6 months on dirt or gravel probably isn't good for tires. Safe travels.
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Old 06-16-2019, 07:51 PM   #3
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Would appear no sidewall damage?
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The next time you need tires take a hard look at Sailuns.
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I never heard of Onyx brand. Hope you didn't jump out of the frying pan into the fire.
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My first post as a Montana owner. Just “downsized” from 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bus to 2016 Montana 3440RL. Previous owner developed health issues and said only pulled about 1000 miles.

Our maiden trip, bare essentials on board, 80lbs if air in late 2015 tires and traveling at 65mph, new TPMS installed - lost both DS tires - boom boom.

Did not like Trailer King Tire’s in the first place but thought we could make a shakedown run on them.

Now have 4 new G load range (14 ply rated) Onyx brand tires. Hope to get better wear out of these. Still Chinese made but what isn’t these days?
When buying used RV trailers tire history is very important. Those tires could have been setting in the same place for 12-18 months and never inflated. Any overloaded weight on those tires will cause them to degrade. Faster depending on how much they were overloaded.

Funny how trailer tires all look alike. I saw those Onyx tires at a Walmart store not more than a month ago. They are very similar to other all steel brands I've seen at other big box stores.
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