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  1. #1
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    Question Best Trailer Tires?

    We're tried Goodyears, Denam, etc. and can't seem to get through a season without blow outs (not related to road debris). We have a two horse gooseneck (warmblood size) and travel, on average, 450 miels each way to a show. Does anybody have any advice/experience with which tires work best on trailers? Some folks say PT only and some say LT are okay. Lastly, I'm pretty good about keeping the tires properly inflated. Thanks.



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    Goodyear, Denman, and Maxxis are pretty much at the top of most people's list. I'm running Maxxis right now. What is the weight riding on your axles and the tires size/load range? If you're having blowouts with quality tires, and they are of the appropriate size, I would look for mechanical damage of the axles.
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    Did you mean ST rather than PT?



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    You also need to check the tire date.

    We were camping this weekend and someone noticed that one of the trailer's tires had dry rot on it. The owner said he'd just bought 4 new tires in Oct. they walked around checking the tire dates and they were all '05 or '06 - already old when installed, though never used....

    They should also be D or E rated, I believe.



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