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Thursday, June 9, 2022

Replacing RV Tires

Above, The Beast at Route 66 RV Resort after getting new tires the year before. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

Following the trip to Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas last year, I replaced my tires for the motorhome when we arrived in Albuquerque.

I had a slow leak in one tire (from a nail), but the tread was too low for a repair. So I decided to replace it along with the other tires as they were of the same vintage. I was planning to replace the tires this year anyway, but I ended up doing it a year earlier. 

The tires replaced were the original Michelin tires that came with the motorhome when I bought it new in 2015. So they lasted six years. I bought the same make and model tires. The tab was over $800.

On RV tires, RV Life has posted an article on eight things to consider when replacing them.

They begin it with:

Buying new tires for an RV isn’t cheap. Fortunately, by doing your research and going in prepared, you can make RV tire shopping a low-stress experience and ensure you leave with exactly what you need. Not only that, but there are some steps you can take to make sure those expensive new tires last as long as possible. 

In this article, we will go over eight things you need to keep in mind when replacing tires for an RV.

 To read more, go here.

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