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Old 11-04-2000, 01:36 PM
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I have had numerous tire problems...no spare yet.
What type of tires seem to hold up on tandem trailer??
I have been buying used tires-take offs. Good tires with low milage. I can't seem to get tire to last more than 8,000 miles.
What do you use?
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Old 11-04-2000, 03:15 PM
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"I have been buying used tires-take offs. "

They have been replaced for a reason, usually one that isnt plain to see.

Get a tire with LT rating not P rating as the tread is made of a harder material. The radial belts are also made with larger gage wire. Dont use a M+S rated tire either, they wont last on a trailer. Most mfrs make a tire specially designed for trailer use.
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Old 11-04-2000, 09:40 PM
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Iv'e only had one flat. And that was 3 years ago. I don't carry a spare, don't really have the room for it.
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Old 11-05-2000, 12:12 AM
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We made a rack to carry 2 sets of spares for our Walker mowers. You can take a hollow pipe and have someone weld a flat piece of steel on bottom of bar and you slip your spare tires on over pipe. You either weld or bolt to trailer. Cost about 20 to 40 bucks.
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Old 11-05-2000, 08:44 PM
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I have a spare tire that is mounted to the trailer tongue. The trailer came equiped with a new spare.
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Old 11-05-2000, 09:08 PM
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I forgot to add on my reply my trailer tire we got from http://www.northerntool.com it was a white spoke rim with the st205/75-14 tire for $72.00 cheap insurance and just mount on tongue like hicks siad.
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