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Old 06-28-2005, 11:14 PM
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Trailer tires

I had a blow out last year on the way up north and needed a quick fix. Long story short, my new tire is a 205 75R14, while my other tire is a 215 75R14. I feel like a knob for not noticing. Which size should I stick with. Thanks
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Old 06-28-2005, 11:59 PM
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Stick with both. Not a big deal as long as the new one fits under the fender properly, and I'm pretty sure you're the only one who's ever going to notice the slight difference in size.
Btw, your new tire is a true trailer tire, right?
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Old 06-29-2005, 09:37 AM
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If they are Carlisle tires, get rid of both of them.
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Old 06-29-2005, 09:39 AM
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if they are michelins,,,boycott them for ruining your F1 grand prix
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Old 06-29-2005, 10:26 AM
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Old 06-29-2005, 10:43 AM
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Goodyear Marathons have a good reputation it seems whenever trailer tires are discussed.
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Old 06-29-2005, 10:46 AM
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I agree on ditching the carsliles. I had two blow outs within 150 miles of eachother on tires with less than 1000 miles on them. I headed south on a 6 hour journey. Three hours into the trip south, a blow out. Got to the lake and found a tire shop who ordered me a new tire. On the way home about 5 hours into the journey, the other tire blew out. I will not buy Carsliles again.
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Old 06-29-2005, 01:21 PM
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thanks for the info....they're both Goodyear Marathons. So no big deal using different size tires??
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Old 06-29-2005, 01:31 PM
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So no big deal using different size tires??
No. Not on a trailer
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Old 07-19-2005, 10:23 PM
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I started to check over my brake caliper and such tonight when I noticed a golf ball size bulge on the inside of the opposite tire. It's near where the tread and sidewall meet (more on the sidewall). I always associated this with a belt break w/i the tire. Am I accurate? What can cause this? It's an '02 SA trailer hauling a X10. Can't be more than 2-3K miles on the tires/trailer and I keep the tire pressures up to snuff. Goodyear Marathons.
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