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Watch Your Back: RV Tire-Pressure Monitors

Investing in a TPMS for trailers and fifth-wheels can reduce adverse wear and blowouts, and boost safety and fuel economy It’s easy to know when a tire is underinflated on…
Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine, Top Stories

RV Tech Q&A: November 2018

Selecting Trailer Tires I currently tow a 37-foot fifth-wheel with a gross vehicle weight rating (gvwr) of about 14,000 pounds. In three years, it has had three blowouts while we…

Big-Rig Tires: Boar Wheel Rancher

A leading supplier of wheels for heavy-duty towing, Boar Wheel Company has recently reengineered its entry-level Rancher steel wheel for use on fifth-wheels and travel trailers. The Rancher wheel-and-tire package…

Tire Guardians

  Installing an aftermarket tire-pressure monitoring system on tow vehicle and trailer wheels goes a long way toward on-the-road safety and peace of mind   When getting ready to hit…
DIY, Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

Blown Trailer Tires

Q: I bought my 1995 Thor fifth-wheel used and it had two or three tires blow out in just the first few hundred miles, so I took it back to…
Gear, Towing Tips

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

See Related Story: Watch Your Back: RV Tire-Pressure Monitors Tire-pressure-monitoring systems (TPMS) are among those things we don’t normally think about until after they’re needed. Flat tires and blowouts are among…
Towing Tips

Basics of Trailer Tires

See Related Story: RV Tire Basics Your tires rate right up there as some of the most important hardware on your trailer. It’s incumbent on you to become somewhat of an…