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Old 09-12-2019, 10:58 AM   #1
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Second set of Sailun S637s

Put our second set of S637s on our 2015 this morning, hit the five year mark, 30K miles. Tires looked great, even wear, and felt maybe I was stupid to replace so soon and go another year or two, but played it safe. Four new S637s, mounted/balanced/new valves, and one old Sailun remounted and balanced as the spare. $703.70 out the door, family owned and operated Tar Heel Tire Sales and Service, Warrenton, NC. Hooha!
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:34 AM   #2
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I think this is further evidence of what better tires can do for our rigs. I think you made the right call.I delayed after six years on my load range h tires, then had a blowout that caused some damage to the metal skirting. So now I get to remove it and reform metal. Such is life.
2012 F350 6.7 L dually, 2013 3800RE with 6 pt leveling, Sumitomo 17.5" load range h tires, Samsung 18 cu ft residential fridge, 8k Morryde I.S. with disc brakes. Full timing since 2012.
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:19 PM   #3
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I agree it is hard to replace tires when they look good and I have probably less miles than you but when you consider the alternative. You couldn't put a better tire on the rv than Sailuns. Nothing like 'peace of mind'.
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:20 PM   #4
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Sailuns are dirt cheap - no reason to run them 1 day past 5 years.
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:51 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by AZ Traveler View Post
Sailuns are dirt cheap - no reason to run them 1 day past 5 years.
I am not sure what I will do. My unit only sees the light of day when being used (around 50 days a year). Even when being used, the slides mostly shade the tires and I keep them lubed up with 303. Other than that it is stored in a enclosed pole building with the level up legs taking most of the weight off the tires. I see no reason for me to change them out at 5 years. I'm thinking 7, maybe even 10.
2018 Chevy 3500 LTZ Dually Diesel 4x4 CCLB
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Progressive EMS. Valterra tank valves. Sailun G637 tires. ARP fridge control. All led lighting. Mor Ryde IS
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:35 PM   #6
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Here's an interesting article on why even un mounted tires wear out.
2015 3100RL legacy...2005 Ford F-250 CC SB. Tows like a charm! 4/19 Updated to 2017 Chevy 3500 CC SB SRW -hope it tows as well as my F 250 did!
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