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I had Maxxis M8008 and now Carlisle HD. I am happy with both and tow at 70mph.


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dadnjesse wrote:

I have always ran LT tires on my trailers. If you go over to the Montana Forums they recommend the Sailun's


Good for you, but the OP likely has 14" tires because it's a little TT not a big Montana


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Obviously every safety aspect of a tire is important. Be sure to check the load rating with the (C or D) tires that you may purchase since there are variants within the those load ranges. Anywhere from 103 to 108 which can be up to 600lb or more difference in load carrying. This, I didn't know until having a long talk with the tire shop. They were very versed in trailer tires.

We went to a 215 over the 205s that were on ours to gain around 600lbs (I believe) in carrying capacity. These new tires are .6 inch wider and just under an inch taller. Safe for operating as they exceed mfgr ratings and fit perfectly on the stock rims (they must to be safe). They should run cooler and we can carry 8200lbs on a TT that maxes at 7488 so they'll never really be "tested" to their max. Yeah, we went well over and above. The cost was the same as OEM Endurance tires (205's) and we have a little more piece of mind.

All that to say "you have options". Be sure to do your research and you can even reach out to the manufacturer. And of course there's plenty of wisdom here from those who've been in the game for decades.


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dadnjesse wrote:

I have always ran LT tires on my trailers. If you go over to the Montana Forums they recommend the Sailun's

Good for you. Many travel trailers including my own don't have room for LT truck tires which I would happily run if I had room.

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I'm on the way to the tire place now to have a set of the Goodyear Endurance tires put on. Tires are one place I've never been comfortable going cheap. I had a 3 year old OEM chinese tire blow the last time out, and I'd had a feeling it was time to replace them.
I've read good things about the GY. I ran maxxis 8008 on my previous camper, and they were great, but unfortunately they don't make the size and load range I need on my current TT.

Just remember, quality tires are alot cheaper than repairing all of the damage a blown tire can do.


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TravelinDog wrote:

dadnjesse wrote:

I have always ran LT tires on my trailers. If you go over to the Montana Forums they recommend the Sailun's

Good for you. Many travel trailers including my own don't have room for LT truck tires which I would happily run if I had room.


The LT215/75-15 Goodyear Wrangler HT tires need only 3/8" more clearance than your ST205/75-15 tires.





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dadnjesse wrote:

I have always ran LT tires on my trailers. If you go over to the Montana Forums they recommend the Sailun's

The 16" Sailun S637 load G were first sold as a LT tire for regional service trucks and trailers.
To save money on high tariff costs on P and LT tires, Sailun rebadged the LT tire to a ST.
I have a set of 6 Sailun load G 16" LT on my 36' 16k triaxle GN stock trailer.

Sailun S637 in a 16" or 17.5" is one of the best choices out here for heavy 5th wheel or GN trailers with 7k-8k axles.


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I have have about 3,000 miles on a new set of Goodyear Endurance tires. So far so good! Haven't lost even one PSI yet.

* This post was edited 09/11/19 10:09am by bnardini *


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Lynnmor wrote:

TravelinDog wrote:

dadnjesse wrote:

I have always ran LT tires on my trailers. If you go over to the Montana Forums they recommend the Sailun's

Good for you. Many travel trailers including my own don't have room for LT truck tires which I would happily run if I had room.


The LT215/75-15 Goodyear Wrangler HT tires need only 3/8" more clearance than your ST205/75-15 tires.

The ST205/75/15 Goodyear Endurance actually has a higher load rating of 107 than tire you mention with a 106 rating. That's also $118 as compared to $142.

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