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#11621310 - 05/23/16 08:03 PM Pontoon Trailer Tires Wearing On The Inside Edge
justchillin Online   embarrased
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Registered: 05/05/13
Posts: 442
Loc: cedar creek lake
I have a 21 ft. lowes pontoon with a 60hp evinrude. I put new 10 inch tires on the trailer last year. Just the "normal" wide pontoon tires you see on most single axle pontoons. These tires have a D load rating. The problem I'm having is that both tires have worn down about the 1st inch (width) on the inside of the tread. Rest of tire looks new still. I have changed bearings and etc. on both sides. My question is, does anyone have any idea(s) on what may be causing this, and a way to fix said problem ? Any help would be thankful. Thank You.

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#11621362 - 05/23/16 08:14 PM Re: Pontoon Trailer Tires Wearing On The Inside Edge [Re: justchillin]
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Registered: 09/04/03
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Loc: southlake
Your axle is not big enough. Wearing on the inside edge is normally from axle bow. I have had many a trailer do that when i overloaded it and than the inside tires would wear out. And go bald. Put a bigger axle under it. I would look to put 15 inch tires on it with a 1750 or 1500 spring set up


Edited by Bruce's Guide Service (05/23/16 08:15 PM)
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#11648443 - 06/05/16 11:26 AM Re: Pontoon Trailer Tires Wearing On The Inside Edge [Re: justchillin]
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Yep. bigger axle and tires..make sure its a drop axle to keep the pontoon boat at or near the same height.

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#11650937 - 06/06/16 07:28 PM Re: Pontoon Trailer Tires Wearing On The Inside Edge [Re: Bruce's Guide Service]
Rayzor Offline
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Registered: 05/13/08
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Loc: Magnolia, Texas
Originally Posted By: Bruce's Guide Service
Your axle is not big enough. Wearing on the inside edge is normally from axle bow. I have had many a trailer do that when i overloaded it and than the inside tires would wear out. And go bald. Put a bigger axle under it. I would look to put 15 inch tires on it with a 1750 or 1500 spring set up


Agree. Had to upsize the axle on my Sea Pro trailer years back that was doing the same thong.
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#11652405 - 06/07/16 01:36 PM Re: Pontoon Trailer Tires Wearing On The Inside Edge [Re: justchillin]
TX0303 Offline
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Registered: 03/19/15
Posts: 124
Loc: WilCo
Mine does the same thing, now I know why.

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