From the bloggers at Live. Work. Dream.
If you think life on the road is significantly cheaper than living in RVs, think again. RV maintenance costs are often similar in price to home maintenance. This year we’ve had two huge expenses that rival any home repairs we’ve made in the past: our new turbo and manifold for the Dodge, and most recently a full set of matching RV trailer tires for our Arctic Fox. Ouch!
Why Matching RV Trailer Tires are a Must
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words and the one you see below demonstrates why we paid over $700 for our new Maxxis 225/75R15 LR E (Load Range E) trailer tires.
In the past we’ve replaced trailer tires as they wear out — or blow out, as two have in the last year. After Coach-Net rescued us from that second freeway tire blowout, we were prompted us get another RV weigh scale reading at Rainbow’s End in Livingston. We had to know: was the blowout caused by an object we hit on the highway? Or by packing too much stuff?
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