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Trailer Tires

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Fireman D, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. Fireman D

    Fireman D LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Where can I get some trailer tires that will last. I've seen where people suggest Carlilse tires. Where can I get a look at some? (web site) I am currently running 235/75/15 tires on my 6.5'x12' tandem axle trailer. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    UNISCAPER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,426

    Any discount tire store has carlisle tires.

    I would also recommend that any tire you get is E-rated. Only costs $20 more per unit, and worth gold when you have to rely on them.
  3. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,117

    I have used Carlisle, Goodyear trailer tires, and even one time a Firestone car tire on my big trailers. I have found the Goodyears last a little longer than the others. I go through a set of 4 in about a year on my 24' enclosed. Most trailer dealers around here sell the Carlisle's.
  4. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    If you get a season out of a set of any tires on a dual axcel trailer you will be doing good. The back set of tires scuff off tread when turning. I pay about $80.00 each for E rated trailor tires ballanced and installed.


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