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    Default trailer tires???

    Last year I put new rims and tires on my two place floe pro 100 the old ones were class c and the new ones are class b(all I could find with rims)
    The question is it safe to run with two sleds on it?

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    Look at the sidewall and see if the tire has a weight rating along with the Class. The tire class replaced ply ratings as an indication of weight carrying ability. A B rated tire is rated 4 ply, a C rated tire is 6 ply. The 6 ply tire will be more resistant to impact damage but will usually get worse fuel mileage because of the internal friction of the plies. That part is probably not much of a player on trailer tires. If your sleds and trailer weigh more than the combined weight rating of the two tires, I wouldn't run on them. There's a wealth of info regarding tire ratings and what the numbers mean here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tire_code

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    So the old tires were rated for 840 lbs and the new ones are 715 lbs I think that is the only loss...

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    Is that per tire? If so your combined weight would be 1430lbs. As long as your sleds and trailer weigh less than that I'd say you'd be ok..
    Normally I like some wiggle room for those just in case moments

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    Polaris 09 turbo switchback is 598lb dry the 600 Switchback is 534 dry.



    Quote Originally Posted by DieselDog81 View Post
    Is that per tire? If so your combined weight would be 1430lbs. As long as your sleds and trailer weigh less than that I'd say you'd be ok..
    Normally I like some wiggle room for those just in case moments

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    800 so 5 and change dry probably 625 wet! Plus aluminum trailer ??? And fan cooled z570 so... Tire upgrade???

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    You might be on the edge of the tire rating. Its best to step up to the next rating..... Why take a chance. JMHO
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    Agreed thanks

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