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RE: Axle Question

Huntindog, I have not weighed it. I see you are in Phoenix too, do you know of places near Scottsdale to weigh it? Thanks Mike134, that helps knowing that it shouldn't damage my tires!
kcgaz 01/01/22 10:54am Travel Trailers
RE: Axle Question

Yes, both axles are 3500 lbs. and the arch on the new axle is high and in the center. I only had to replace one and the old axle does not have any arch. Is it possible that the arch has flattened out that much or do they sell straight axles?
kcgaz 12/31/21 09:09pm Travel Trailers
Axle Question

The bearings on the slide side of our trailer overheated and damaged the spindle. I purchased a replacement axle and installed it, but the new axle is much more cambered than the old axle. I know that axles flatten out over time, but this axle causes the wheels to angle in significantly. Is this normal and will it straighten out over time? Thanks in advance for any and all assistance!
kcgaz 12/31/21 08:11pm Travel Trailers
RE: New Tire Question

Well this is my follow-up on the Michelin Defender XLT M/S tires that I had installed today at Costco. On my ride home, the tires were very smooth, quiet and handled very well. I haven't tried towing yet, but I'm sure they will perform great. Thanks again for all of your input!
kcgaz 10/20/21 03:44pm Travel Trailers
RE: New Tire Question

Thanks everyone for the great advice. I found a very knowledgeable guy at COSTCO who recommended the Michelin Defender LTX All Season tires. They offer a $110 Michelin instant rebate, so I paid just under $1,000 and will have them installed Wednesday.
kcgaz 10/15/21 01:11pm Travel Trailers
RE: New Tire Question

Thanks for all the great input, I have checked the reviews and its hard to compare because the Michelin's had many more reviews than the Coopers. I would be interested to know how both tires performed when towing? I assumed that the Cooper's would have a firmer ride because of their E rating. Thanks in advance for any additional feedback.
kcgaz 10/14/21 09:26pm Travel Trailers
New Tire Question

It's time to purchase new tires for my 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500. The truck came with Goodyear Eagle LS2 tires and they have served me well. I pull a 26'Heartland Trail Runner with a GVWR of 7600lbs. I am trying to decide between Michelin Defender LTX MS and Cooper Discoverer AT3 XLT. The Michelins have a load range of SL and the Coopers E1. I pull our trailer locally and typically stay in regional parks. I would appreciate any experiences/opinions with either tires regarding towing, handling, road noise and mileage. Are the E rated tires overkill for my towing situation? Thanks in advance for your input!
kcgaz 10/14/21 02:07pm Travel Trailers
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