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Gemini

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  #2002024 25-Apr-2018 06:56
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Gemini:

How about used runflats. They have stiff sidewalls like a purpose built trailer tyre?



Have kinda ruled out runflats as you can't tell when they are flat without checking them. Looking for a good deal on used wheels with tyres and I'll run them at 38psi

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  #2002041 25-Apr-2018 07:43
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I've been using these on trailers I've been building recently, with no problems at all. Admittedly they come on a rim, but you can probably ask for without.

https://www.trademe.co.nz/1605731498

 
 
 
 


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  #2002047 25-Apr-2018 08:07
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Ge0rge:
https://www.trademe.co.nz/1605731498

 

I see in the Q&A they say those tires are OK on a 1000kg trailer. Given the tire's max load is 437kg, then that's short of 1000kg, even allowing 5-10% on the towball and zero safety margin for overloading the trailer. I'd suggest they are OK only on a light domestic trailer.

 

EDIT: These from the same seller would be far better.


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  #2002389 25-Apr-2018 16:14
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My mistake - I grabbed the first auction of theirs I saw - It's the link that you put up I have been buying.


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