To reduce the chances of experiencing a blowout on your trailer, you need the right equipment for the loads you carry. Here is some information to help understand some of the reasons it’s advantageous to upgrade from 16″ trailer tires to commercial 19.5s.
In this video we go over why I prefer to use studded winter tires in the Vancouver Lower Mainland area, even though we don’t get that much snow.
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Learning how to repair or replace your own Commercial Truck Tire will 1. Give you a good work out, 2. Save you Some Money, 3. Can you help you in an Emergency, below are some tips.
• ALWAYS wear adequate protective eyewear (or face
shield), protective footwear, and ear protection while
servicing tires to avoid injury.
• NEVER use a tire tool for anything except demounting
and mounting tires.
• NEVER use an extension or “cheater” bar with tire
• ALWAYS use soft-faced hammers when driving tire irons
or assembling components.
• NEVER use a hammer with a loose or cracked handle.
• NEVER use a bent, cracked, chipped, dented or
mushroomed tool. Keep tools clean and inspect them
• NEVER alter or apply heat to any tire service tool.
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(Always Remember: To prevent serious eye injury always wear safe eye protection when performing vehicle maintenance or service and follow recommended safety procedures.)
To adjust a wheel bearing on a trailer axle, first torque the inner adjusting nut to 200 ft. lbs. to seat the bearing rollers and the wheel seal. Always rotate the hub while torqueing the nut. Torque the adjusting nut to 200 ft. lbs. while rotating the hub. Then back the nut off one turn. Now, torque the nut to 50 ft. lbs. then back it off 1/4 turn. Install the retaining hardware and torque the jam nut to the proper specifications. For nuts less than 2 5/8″ 200-300 ft. lbs. and nuts greater than 2 5/8″ 300-400 ft. lbs, install the dial indicator and check in play. In play should be within 1 — 5000ths of an inch. If the in play is not within specs re-adjust the inner nut to obtain the correct in play.