Balancing Travel trailer tires

Discussion in 'Camping, Sight-seeing, Tourism, RVs' started by Hip-Wader, Jul 31, 2020 at 9:57 PM.

  1. Hip-Wader

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    Does it do any good to have travel trailer tires balanced. My wife said I need to get them balanced because her co-worker's husband said they have to be balanced . I think he owns a tire repair center!
     
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    Your wife is right again....sorry.
     
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    How many people own travel trailers here and have their tires balanced. I have been towing travel trailers for decades. Until recently I have never heard of balancing the tires.
     
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    I do, boat trailer too. It's inexpensive and just makes the tires last longer. Unbalanced tires wear out faster and that's a fact. If you don't want to do it then don't.
     
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    All good articles. bottom line that convinced me is high speeds and frequent use. I put 3,000 miles on my travel trailer every season. I had to take my truck in to get a tire repaired so I pulled off the travel trailer tires, they are getting balanced now. Happy wife! Happy Life.
     
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