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Old 05-13-2011, 07:40 PM
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Trailer Tire Prices

I am going thru these Carlisle ST205/75R15 tires like they are made of putty. Now Discount tires is loading all kind of extra stuff on so their tires run around $125. Northern Tool has the tire and rim for $100 but don't seem to have the 5 lug kind. Anybody got any sources..?
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Old 05-13-2011, 07:49 PM
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I get mine from my trailer dealer and I can get the 5 lug radials with rims for $120 a piece. Way better than the tires from discount tire.
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:28 PM
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I am going thru these Carlisle ST205/75R15 tires like they are made of putty. Now Discount tires is loading all kind of extra stuff on so their tires run around $125. Northern Tool has the tire and rim for $100 but don't seem to have the 5 lug kind. Anybody got any sources..?
I don't know how you do it. I ran many trailers with passenger tires before finally buying a trailer with real trailer tires. They were a Chinese special and lasted just about 2000 miles. Absolutely horrible. I then put Carlisles on it, then Maxxis, then a set of Goodyears. None were great, but I suppose the Maxxis lasted slightly longer.

I'm back to passenger tires now. But I have heard good things about the Cooper trailer tire. They are just nearly impossible to get here locally.
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Old 05-14-2011, 02:05 AM
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my lil toyota pickup has the same size tires as my trailer, so when i need some i put the new ones on my truck and keep the old ones to go on my trailer
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Old 05-14-2011, 05:58 AM
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I too have tried all the brands....and faithfully TWICE a week check the tire pressure.....and still they wear out at a ridiculously fast rate.....of all the things we have to spend money on in this business to keep stuff running, trailer tires are by far the biggest ripoff
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Old 05-14-2011, 09:02 AM
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I've gotten about 12, 000 miles out of mine so far and will last the rest of the season. I just make sure that I have 45psi in them.
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Old 05-14-2011, 09:09 AM
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I would check a few things, is the trailer level when hooked up, how many tight turns do you do in a day. These were 2 things we came across with one of our trailer's. We went through a set of rear (on a tandem) a season. We just get ours from a tire dealer, we just use whatever name brand he has and so far we've paid no more than 85.00 for just the tire.
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Old 05-15-2011, 05:45 PM
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I too have tried all the brands....and faithfully TWICE a week check the tire pressure.....and still they wear out at a ridiculously fast rate.....of all the things we have to spend money on in this business to keep stuff running, trailer tires are by far the biggest ripoff
I agree with that completely ...We have 32 tires on the ground and half will be replaced each year .
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Old 05-15-2011, 08:37 PM
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they were not st, but lowes had them on rims for $99.00 a piece. I hate trailer tires. goodyears are garbage. ive been using roadstar or roadmaster, i forget, still $105 ea. my turf tiger tires were $120 each! the front tires on my bob-cat predator pro were $55!! cant win, i think i bought 11 trailer tires last year, two sets of rear tires for ZTR's and one front set. oh, and 4 for my new truck, 2 for the old truck, and 1 front for the F550
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:27 PM
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they were not st, but lowes had them on rims for $99.00 a piece. I hate trailer tires. goodyears are garbage. ive been using roadstar or roadmaster, i forget, still $105 ea. my turf tiger tires were $120 each! the front tires on my bob-cat predator pro were $55!! cant win, i think i bought 11 trailer tires last year, two sets of rear tires for ZTR's and one front set. oh, and 4 for my new truck, 2 for the old truck, and 1 front for the F550
Yep....I forget about all our personal car tires and the mower tires I bet it would be like 200 tires rolling along. One good thing I started doing my own plugs finally and you can bet my Tirf Tiger tires will be plugged until hell freezes over.
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