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#11584044 - 05/04/16 09:51 PM trailer tires
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Just bought a boat that has been stored for 10 years. I need to replace the tires on it because of rot. I know this has been discussed recently but can't find it in the search function. Where is a good place int he DFW area to get them?

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#11584203 - 05/04/16 11:37 PM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
dimitri Offline
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Registered: 08/12/09
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Loc: Arlington TX
triangle brand from cowser tire in ft worth is best bang for your buck!

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#11584405 - 05/05/16 07:22 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
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Carlisle Tires at Discount.
6 ply, high mileage.
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#11584513 - 05/05/16 08:16 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
flowjack Offline
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Maxxis

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#11584543 - 05/05/16 08:30 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: reeltexan]
bigcat85 Offline
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Loc: dallas, tx
Originally Posted By: reeltexan


Carlisle Tires at Discount.
6 ply, high mileage.


i have been running these also. i have put a lot of miles on them in the last 3 years and they havent failed me yet.

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#11584579 - 05/05/16 08:48 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
tommyc Offline
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I always go with a radial.
Carlisle Duratrail RH Radial from Discount Tire. These are 8 ply
Addendum: checking further, I think they are 10 ply


Edited by tommyc (05/05/16 10:01 AM)
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#11584742 - 05/05/16 09:55 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: bigcat85]
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Loc: Rowlett, TX
Originally Posted By: bigcat85
Originally Posted By: reeltexan


Carlisle Tires at Discount.
6 ply, high mileage.


i have been running these also. i have put a lot of miles on them in the last 3 years and they havent failed me yet.


Same here and I've been getting all my tires at Discount Tire for about 30 years or more.

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#11584800 - 05/05/16 10:19 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: dimitri]
Mark Perry Offline


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 49265
Loc: Point Reyes
Originally Posted By: dimitri
triangle brand from cowser tire in ft worth is best bang for your buck!


x100


About 7-8 years ago I went by there to get a set of Carlisles put on. Cowser used to be located in the city I work in and they would service some of the city trucks etc. Through that I learned that Kevin is a fisherman. Long story short he reccomended I try the Triangle brand instead. A set of 4 was significantly cheaper. I was hesitant but I bought them. Now I have had them on 3-4 different boats and have put a ton of miles on the set on my Ranger. NEVER an issue at all. Absolutely great tire. I have told many of my friends about them and they run them and have had the same performance from them.

They are pretty big in the RV world and come stock on some travel trailers and 5th wheels. Great tires at a great price. My next set will be Triangles.
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#11584885 - 05/05/16 10:48 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
Dan A Offline
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Registered: 02/15/08
Posts: 398
Loc: Cincinnati, Oh
Check out Tire Buyer... Cheap... Dan

http://www.tirebuyer.com/trailer

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#11584893 - 05/05/16 10:51 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: Paparon]
Chet Offline
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Loc: Ft Worth
Originally Posted By: Paparon
Originally Posted By: bigcat85
Originally Posted By: reeltexan


Carlisle Tires at Discount.
6 ply, high mileage.


i have been running these also. i have put a lot of miles on them in the last 3 years and they havent failed me yet.


Same here and I've been getting all my tires at Discount Tire for about 30 years or more.


Last two boats no problems...
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#11584918 - 05/05/16 11:01 AM Re: trailer tires [Re: Mark Perry]
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 25245
Loc: Weatherford
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: dimitri
triangle brand from cowser tire in ft worth is best bang for your buck!


x100


About 7-8 years ago I went by there to get a set of Carlisles put on. Cowser used to be located in the city I work in and they would service some of the city trucks etc. Through that I learned that Kevin is a fisherman. Long story short he reccomended I try the Triangle brand instead. A set of 4 was significantly cheaper. I was hesitant but I bought them. Now I have had them on 3-4 different boats and have put a ton of miles on the set on my Ranger. NEVER an issue at all. Absolutely great tire. I have told many of my friends about them and they run them and have had the same performance from them.

They are pretty big in the RV world and come stock on some travel trailers and 5th wheels. Great tires at a great price. My next set will be Triangles.


This!
Just had a new set from Cowser put on week before last.
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#11585089 - 05/05/16 12:24 PM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
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Thanks guys

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#11585142 - 05/05/16 12:58 PM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
Code Offline
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Registered: 04/15/13
Posts: 33
Loc: Tyler, Texas
Note for those that find this in the future and are running a 14" wheel, from my reading, it looks like the Kumho 857 (D rated, 8ply) is the best you can get for a 14" wheel. I'm having some put on this weekend.

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#11585169 - 05/05/16 01:20 PM Re: trailer tires [Re: Bobby Milam]
Noojen Offline
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Registered: 08/23/11
Posts: 318
Check out Southwest Wheel in Dallas (http://www.southwestwheel.com/store/c-39-trailer-wheels-and-tires.aspx). They have a warehouse you can pick up your tires from and just have Walmart mount/balance them for cheap.

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#11585180 - 05/05/16 01:27 PM Re: trailer tires [Re: dimitri]
buda13 Offline


Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 16638
Loc: NRH, TX
Originally Posted By: dimitri
triangle brand from cowser tire in ft worth is best bang for your buck!


I agree with this 100%!
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