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John Leyland

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Tire pressure
« on: September 29, 2016, 11:21:22 PM »
My boat is going across the country shortly for Bermuda and was wondering what the optimal tire pressure is on the trailer?

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John
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Steve Chapman

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Re: Tire pressure
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2016, 08:44:27 AM »
The tires on my trailer have a max pressure rating of 65 psi and I usually run them at 45 psi. Tire not too deformed, but not too hard which makes the trailer bounce a bit.

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Garrett Johns

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Re: Tire pressure
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2016, 09:57:47 AM »
Tire pressure?? John you told me you guys were just going to sail her to Bermuda :) Pack a couple extra power bars
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John Leyland

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Re: Tire pressure
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2016, 10:24:17 AM »
Tire pressure?? John you told me you guys were just going to sail her to Bermuda :) Pack a couple extra power bars

Thanks Steve, I've noticed that the trailer does bounce at the higher pressure.  See you in Bermuda.
Cheers,
John
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Re: Tire pressure
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2016, 10:26:32 AM »
Tire pressure?? John you told me you guys were just going to sail her to Bermuda :) Pack a couple extra power bars

Oops, I meant bumper pressure for the Panama Canal :-)
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