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Old 06-08-2018, 06:53 PM   #81
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When we had our Chateau on the E450 chassis I looked up the Dana axle # and it was rated for 11,000 lbs. So the tires are definitely a weak point that it is rated at 9,600. I had also added helper bump stops that were rated at 1,000 lbs a piece. I don't think anyone is condoning running way over capacity it's just that the tires are at full capacity all the time.
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Old 06-09-2018, 11:00 PM   #82
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Working well so far.

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Old 06-15-2018, 04:55 PM   #83
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I put almost 500 miles on the tires over last weekend pulling the Jeep on the trailer. They drove fine. They drove much like the Michelins. We had a bunch of rain and no issues with them.

My old ones are forsale if anyone near NE Indiana is interested. They had 8,999 miles on them and a spare with no miles on it.

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Old 06-15-2018, 08:38 PM   #84
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guessing based on my 31 ft and the loading we have, with nothing particularly special or excessive in it
with all that trailer tongue weight of that big trailer and jeep.... no way that rear axle isn't overloaded...unless maybe if the rear of that RV is gutted and empty. I'd agree, you need all the bonus capacity you can wrangle
Maybe you don't want to share online, but i'm wondering if you've weighed that rig with typical camping load and the trailer and jeep loaded?
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Old 06-16-2018, 12:27 PM   #85
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I’d post the weight slip if tapatalk wasn’t being dumb.

Front axle: 4520
Rear axle: 10660
Trailer axle: 5860
Gross weight: 21040

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Old 06-19-2018, 08:48 PM   #86
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I’d post the weight slip if tapatalk wasn’t being dumb.

Front axle: 4520
Rear axle: 10660
Trailer axle: 5860
Gross weight: 21040

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now that is shocking...you are heavier on both drive and steer, but not so much more than what mine was running with no trailer the last time I checked!
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Old 06-19-2018, 08:56 PM   #87
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I have some things in the RV moved to the cab over area to help distribute weight better. I bought an aluminum trailer last fall to help with things. I do not have my weight distribution hitch set up on it yet, so I'm hoping that will help as well move a little more weight to the front axle. I also have the Jeep back as far as I'm comfortable on the trailer to lessen tongue weight.

I still want to get my golf cart on the front of the trailer, but I can move the Jeep back more to help with that. My trailer is 10k axles so I can put more weight on the axles.

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Old 10-19-2018, 07:51 PM   #88
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Just an update, I have over 1500 miles on the Nexen tires. Things are still good.

We didn't use the RV as much toward the end of the summer as normal because we were saving for a trip out west that we took with my truck pulling the jeep and trailer and stayed in a cabin.

We will put more miles on it next summer...I hope.

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