Roamingartist
Hi all, getting ready to tow my trailer for 12 hours tomorrow.  first long haul.  my tires look soft to me
but pressure gauge says 32psi, and tire says thats what it should be.
is this normal that they look soft?
Stephanie, RoamingArtworks
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sunvalleyjoe
what size are the tires. Radial sorta look low but 32 PSI sounds odd for trailer tires.Mine are 13'' and take 50 psi. GBASVJ
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gmwat
If you are talking about the tow vehicle the correct inflation pressure is listed on a sticker in the door frame on the drivers side. Be sure 32 is the right number. If you're  talking about the trailer tire the information is printed in fine print on the tire itself. Something like max cold pressure. This means the pressure to which the tire should be inflated at the beginning of the day before you roll a significant distance. Those values vary quite a bit depending on the specific model of tire (it's load rating).  Look on the tire and you'll find it . 
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mikes
I'm guessing your camper has the Coker whitewalls. They're car tires which Riverside used for a while before changing to an actual trailer tire. On the 177, they just barely met the load capacity requirements. Be sure to keep an eye on them and check the pressure often. Do not exceed the "maximum inflation pressure" on the sidewall of the tire when filling them cold. The pressure will rise when towing as the tire heats up, that's normal and expected. Don't let air out to get the pressure back down, that will happen automatically when you stop and the tires cool off.
Mike
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OkieCamper
Coker Tires that came on mine were 4 ply poly and not trailer rated. I replaced them all with Endurance after this on my first big trip to Yellowstone!  I’m usrprised there isn’t a Class action lawsuit.  riverside wouldn’t warranty either.
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retro195man
I sold my Coker tires before going anywhere. I replaced them with Goodyear insurance ST205/75R14
I keep inflated to 55psi. Max is 65.
I've driven over 3000 miles so far and they are doing fine.  15511291536781112297711473990984.jpg  15511292136583803381260079036893.jpg  15511292646243846766792232810439.jpg 
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OkieCamper
Goodyear Endurance was also my replacement choice...no problems after 3000 mile trip to Utah, Colorado, NM, AZ, etc
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retro195man
Good choice in tires. I run mine at 60 psi.
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Tiki2some
The newer Retros seem to be typically outfitted with Kenda Karrier Loadstar tires. They are 60 PSI (max). Took me a while to locate the PSI rating on the tires, as the wide white wall faces out. If you either take off your spare, or slide under the trailer with a flashlight (what I did), you can find all the info on the inside wall of the tire, just like any ordinary blackwall tire: which has that data facing outward. Also the mfr sticker on my 195 - at driver side front - calls for inflating tires (no tire mfr specified) to 60 PSI.
~ Linda & Bill
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