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Old 07-24-2011, 12:07 AM
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^So inquiring minds want to know what does the tire dealer have on his own personal trailer?
Gladiator QR25 ST205/75R14 6 ply on a tandem axle trailer.
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Old 07-24-2011, 12:36 AM
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Thanks, whats your thoughts on nitrogen, I am a big fan of using nitrogen in all my stuff since my military days,.all aircraft use nitrogen as well as some emergency vehicles and I believe nascar does as well.
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Old 07-24-2011, 12:45 AM
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Nitrogen plays a huge factor in long tire life. No drawbacks at all.........strictly bonus.
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Old 07-24-2011, 12:55 AM
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You may not believe this. I left the original Goodyear trailer tires on my 1984 Stars and Stripes for over 20 years. I live close (5 miles) to a lake and kept the boat in a dark insulated garage the whole time. I skied 4 times a week during that time. And, I took several out of town trips during that time as well. The tires looked good when I replaced them. I replaced them with Goodyear Marathons.
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Old 07-24-2011, 01:03 AM
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You may not believe this. I left the original Goodyear trailer tires on my 1984 Stars and Stripes for over 20 years. I live close (5 miles) to a lake and kept the boat in a dark insulated garage the whole time. I skied 4 times a week during that time. And, I took several out of town trips during that time as well. The tires looked good when I replaced them. I replaced them with Goodyear Marathons.
Sunlight is a huge factor in tire life. That dark garage went a long way. That's why the RV guys use tire cover when not in motion. Your original Marathons were built before the problems started.
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Old 07-24-2011, 04:08 PM
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I have had good luck with a set of Tow-Master Radials so far.

Keeping your tires properly inflated is key. Filling with Nitrogen will help a little with temp / pressure fluctuations however I think is is just a pain if you ever have to top up your tires. I don't keep tanks of Nitrogen at home. Remember regular air is 78% Ni already. For simplicity sake keep a tire Gage with you and just check the tires before you take off.
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Old 07-24-2011, 04:35 PM
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^So inquiring minds want to know what does the tire dealer have on his own personal trailer?
Probably LTs. Haha!
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Old 07-24-2011, 06:57 PM
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I have had good luck with a set of Tow-Master Radials so far.

Keeping your tires properly inflated is key. Filling with Nitrogen will help a little with temp / pressure fluctuations however I think is is just a pain if you ever have to top up your tires. I don't keep tanks of Nitrogen at home. Remember regular air is 78% Ni already. For simplicity sake keep a tire Gage with you and just check the tires before you take off.
Nitrogen can be a pain if you pick up a nail and have a flat if a generator is not available, but you could simply just add air and purge when it's available. I just like it because of the moisture and temperature control and makes the tires last longer from dry rotting, It's easy for me because I have a nitrigen generator at my shop. My customers that buy the nitrogen service receive free purge and refills for the life of the car under their ownership even if they don't buy tires from me.
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Old 07-24-2011, 09:56 PM
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Nitrogen can be a pain if you pick up a nail and have a flat if a generator is not available, but you could simply just add air and purge when it's available. I just like it because of the moisture and temperature control and makes the tires last longer from dry rotting, It's easy for me because I have a nitrigen generator at my shop. My customers that buy the nitrogen service receive free purge and refills for the life of the car under their ownership even if they don't buy tires from me.
Nice customer service.
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Old 07-25-2011, 12:24 AM
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I was told by my Goodyear dealer that the Marathons are under warranty for 5 years and they will pay for any damage to a trailer if I were to have a tread separation within the 5 years. Has anyone tried to use this warranty? I decided to go with the Marathons last year because of this warranty despite all of the horror stories. I do not have to worry anymore as I do not own the boat anymore but I am curious if the warranty is legit.
I had to use this warranty on a set of G rated trailer tires. Goodyear not only fixed the camper but replaced the other 3 tires as well. You think there is damage to a boat trailer?
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