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New tires for my RV


What is the best type of tires to use on an RV like my 2012 Dutchmen Denali trailer? I have been online window shopping on Tire Rack and 4wheelonline and their wide selection left me confused. I would like to order a new set of tires for my RV but I am confused on what to get.



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I don’t make brand recommendations but I do advise at least load range D. What is the loaded and wet weight of your TT?

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This is my opinion - You want to buy tires that are designed for trailers. Don’t be confused or mislead that deeper tread depth is better. Trailers tires have tread rubber that is formulated differently then passenger or truck tires. On certain applications increased tread depth can cause tread squirm, the feeling that you are on ice is one of the ways to describe it. Second make whatever load range you choose matches or exceeds the OE tires. If you decide to go up one load range make sure your wheels are rated to handle that increased carrying capacity. In no uncertain terms would I ever recommend exceeding your wheels capacity by installing tires capable of exceeding the rims capacity. The reason is simple. The sidewall of the tire will state a PSI that if inflated too, can lead to bead area failure.

Also if the rims/wheels can handle the higher rating of the trailer tire I would still use the RMA load and inflation chart to set your air pressures to match the weight requirements of your trailer. This will promote your best tread footprint and lead to your best wear (all things considered such as proper alignment and loading of the trailer).

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Thanks for the advice. What brand can you suggest?



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I saw that The Boto Tyres Radial Tire is one of the best-rated tires available for your RV. I feel that it quites good because I have used it. But there is a small problem, it's a bit expensive. Or you can refer some information in here: www.rvweb.net/best-rv-tires-reviewed/ . Some kinds of tire also good for your rv. My rv tire have bought in that so I know.

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