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Old 07-25-2009, 02:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Tire choices

Just before I get ready to go to bed and sleep a couple hours before having to drive 2 hours away and tow my wife's car home AGAIN, I thought about something.

The 2 bolt patterns for hi-load hi-speed trailer tires are 5x4.5" and 4x4", which also happen to be two very common vehicle bolt patterns.

The tires on my trailer are 4.80x12 hi-speed, load C. They can handle a passenger car or very light truck at highway speed, in other words. I wonder how unsafe it would be to use these at 60 PSI (the sidewall rating) for a city vehicle? (Never exceeding 45MPH).


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