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Trailer Tires, What do you use?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by burnsyscapes, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. burnsyscapes

    burnsyscapes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    okay, so ive been in business for 2 years now and with one trailer i think i have gone through 10+ tires on my trailer.

    i have gone and just gotten tires from lowes.

    just wondering if anyone else goes through alot of tires, and what rout they go when the have a flat or runs outof tread.


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  3. burnsyscapes

    burnsyscapes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    6x16 ft open trailer
    looking in too goodyear since uhaul uses those on their trailers, figured if they use them they got to work well
  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,062

    Good luck, I've tried a local tire dealer to find out that they aren't avalible to the general public, or so they say. They are also 14".
  5. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,321

    Get a trailer tire not a car tire, payed for more weight and will last longer and not sag when loaded. I use carlises, got them for $70 a piece, 225/ something R15.
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  6. cvcook

    cvcook LawnSite Member
    Posts: 203

    7.00/15 Bias ply, cheaper, tougher and much longer lasting. I quit buying car tires years ago!
  7. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Rated not payed.
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  8. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,734

    Going thru 10 tires in 2 years seems a bit much.
    Are you over loaded all the time ?
  9. heather lawn sp

    heather lawn sp LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 681

    Good choice
    Usually TR225/75 R15 'TR' indicating trailer tire
  10. jetta

    jetta LawnSite Member
    Posts: 223

    ive used goodyear marathons for 4 yr, this yr we switched to northern tool tires on sale a lot and so far seem to be equal lot cheaper

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