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  1. #1
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    May 2007
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    Default "Hello all, should I put the t

    "Hello all, should I put the trailer/boat up on jacks to get the weight off the tires? One tire is brand new & the other is in gd shape (no signs of dry rot) and I'm getting a new spare this winter. Any feedback would be appreciated.Thanks as always - dave

    p/s i live in upstate new york (albany area) and winter gets pretty cold especially january and february"

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    Eddie from Oregon's Avatar
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    Default It's always better to put

    It's always better to put a vehicle up on blocks for periods of long storage to prevent the flat spot from forming permanently on to the tire.

  3. #3
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    Inverary, Ontario, Canada - The Great White North Eh!
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    Default "David, Albany is warm compare

    "David, Albany is warm compared to Southwestern Ontario - but I do keep my trailer on jacks, parked in a barn (unheated).

    Rubber is 8 or 9 years old with no signs of deterioration - so either jacking it up helps or I'm just lucky [img][/img]"
    Graham

    A "professional" is someone who gets paid for their work - it doesn't necessarily mean they are good at it :)

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    Default Covering the tires from the su

    Covering the tires from the sun also helps.

    Jeff

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