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Old 03-12-2012, 09:27 AM   #41
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Good info. I think most people would not realize, that in some case's theyneed to change rims and stems for the extra payload tires.



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Old 03-12-2012, 10:58 AM   #42
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He told me over the phne that they were heavier duty on the G rated and the steel valve stems rated at 110 psi
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:48 AM   #43
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I was told the Goodyear tires that come with the rvs are made in China. any truth to this.



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Old 03-13-2012, 06:19 PM   #44
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There are Goodyear Marathon tires that are made in China. They are "E" load rating. The G614 tires are made by Goodyear in the U.S.A.



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Old 03-13-2012, 07:41 PM   #45
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I'm sure glad I ordered the G614's. I had other RV's that came with tires from China. my experiance is the are nothing but junk and dangerous.



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Old 03-13-2012, 07:55 PM   #46
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The marathons are definitely sub standard, I still can't believe that Redwood puts them on there product.
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:33 AM   #47
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Hi All. I have been using a tpms for the past 3 years and it has saved me twice, once on the rig and once on the inside dully. they are worth the cost and gives you much piece of mind, when you look at the screen and all the tires are at a save preasure. Using a hand tire guage is a good idea, just to confirm that it is working as advertised.
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We bought a TPMS system aftertwo blow outs on our 5th wheel (china tires, that came with it) after having it for a few years, it has saved us from flats on both the 5th wheel and truck. would not be with out one.



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Old 03-20-2012, 12:34 PM   #49
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Seen a Redwood on I-75 today with a blown Marathon tire. I wish I new why they put these tires on a trailer that weighs so much. A smart dealer would only order them with "G" rated tires. I know that hitchngorv.com only orders them this way.
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Old 03-20-2012, 07:05 PM   #50
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Any recommendations on the TPMS. I debated about getting that option with our RW 36RL but thought it was a rather expensive option. But, it sounds more and more like that would be a good piece of equipment to have while on the road.


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Old 03-20-2012, 07:38 PM   #51
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I have seen Marathons form a bubble on the inside without any loss of pressure. A TPM would not help in this case. I had one form a bubble while it was sitting in my driveway. The bubble burst when I moved the trailer. It hit a spring shackle as the tire rotated. The tires was still inflated with no noticeable loss of pressure. If this happened while going down the road at 60 MPH, the cap would have come off possibly doing damage to your coach. As a side note this Mararton was made in the USA.



I would look aftermarket for a monitoring system.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:31 PM   #52
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I went with Truck System Technologies, Inc. had it for quite a while. 8 tire system.

check them out at www.tsttruck.com



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Is the Redwood TPMS still offered? It had been removed from the last two MSRP option lists. My last one was 01/02/12 and it's not on the list. I assumed it was removed because of very limited demand - given that it MSRP'd for $770 andit was located on the coach (in the connection area).
Does anyone know of one that has enough range to monitor trailer tires fromthe truck?
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tpmsI use is the same for the big rigs.



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Is the Redwood TPMS still offered? It had been removed from the last two MSRP option lists. My last one was 01/02/12 and it's not on the list. I assumed it was removed because of very limited demand - given that it MSRP'd for $770 andit was located on the coach (in the connection area).
Does anyone know of one that has enough range to monitor trailer tires fromthe truck?

It is no longer offered because they said that when they did have problems they had to de-mount the tires. It's just easier to buy the other units that go on the valve stems
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This is good to know thanks.
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I went with Truck System Technologies, Inc. had it for quite a while. 8 tire system.

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Thanks for the information and link. This looks like a good system and a good investment before we start traveling this summer.



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Has anyone noticed that the G614s sure look scarry to tow in the rain?? The combination of thin tread depth and very small grooves make it look likea bald tire you're about to replace on a passenger car. I'm glad they're wide and LT, but could they be prone tohydroplaning? Yikes, I'm glad I can't see out the rear view when towing...
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Has anyone noticed that the G614s sure look scarry to tow in the rain?? The combination of thin tread depth and very small grooves make it look like it a bald tire you're about to replace on a passenger car. I'm glad they're wide and LT, but could they be prone tohydroplaning? Yikes, I'm glad I can't see out the rear view when towing...


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