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There’s Always More On Tires

RV tire sidewall cracking.

Tires on any type of RV are the topic of constant discussion which emphasizes how important they are to one’s enjoyment and safety while traveling. I’ve written here on our blog in the past about tires on many occasions and because it is such a popular and important topic, I’m writing about it again. This time I want to draw your attention to RV tire sidewall cracking, an issue that put our travels on hold for part of the summer.

We’ve owned our motorhome and have been on the road as full-timers for over six years. In that time, we replaced the tires that were OEM, that is Original Equipment by the Manufacturer. They served well for 10+ years and only one of the six ever presented us with an issue. When we no longer felt safe driving with them under our coach, we did what needed to be done and replaced them with six brand new tires.

Shake And Shimmy

If you’re an RV owner, you know that a small annoyance can often turn into something much, much more. A few drops of water can later turn out to be a significant water leak…more than an annoyance, it could turn out to be a costly repair. The same holds true for your rig’s ride – an intermittent shimmy and shake cannot be ignored.

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