Travel Trailer Tires and Camper Tires

Thursday, April 11, 2013 by Gary Stanley

With it starting to feel a little more like spring, many people are starting to bring out their toys. By toys, I mean: RVs, campers, ATVs, boats, personal water craft and motorcycles. While Tire Rack doesn't carry motorcycle or ATV tires, we do have a line of trailer tires and even some options for RVs. If you're concerned about your old, cracked and weathered trailer tires, now is a good time to consider replacing them.

Why use trailer tires instead of normal passenger car tires on your trailer? Simple, trailer tires are produced with heavier-duty materials and are constructed to be tougher than your typical passenger vehicle tire. A trailer will also be more stable on tires specifically designed for trailer use. For more information, read "Trailer Tires vs. Passenger Vehicle Tires."

The two tires we carry that are specifically designed for trailer use are the Power King Towmax STR and Goodyear Marathon Radial.  

 Goodyear Marathon Radial
Goodyear Marathon Radial
 Power King Towmax STR
Power King Towmax STR


The following sizes are available for the Power King Towmax STR:

The Goodyear Marathon Radial is made in the following sizes :

Be sure to check the condition of your trailer tires before head out on your first spring adventure. If you find you're in need of replacement tires, Tire Rack has you covered.

Comments on Travel Trailer Tires and Camper Tires

Monday, May 19, 2014 by Ed:
I need to replace 4 tires on my 70's vintage camp trailer. The tires on it are 6.50-13. What size should I replace them with?
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by Gary:
Ed,

The nearest size available to that size would be the 175/80R13 sizing. This size is 24" tall so be sure to check your clearances before purchasing.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Jesenia SerranoLizardi :
What's the difference in letters. I'm not sure if I should order ST225/75R15C or ST225/75R15D
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Gary:
Jesenia,

The letter C indicates that the tire is a load range C as opposed to load range D.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by S R McLaughlin:
These tires (ST 205/75R15) any of them made in USA..?
Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Gary:
All of the 205/75R15 trailer tires are currently made in China.
Monday, September 15, 2014 by john randazzo:
I am looking for a small trailer tire 530-12
Monday, January 19, 2015 by chris:
the tires i have on my travel trailer are f78-14st but i cannot find any of them anywhere. what size should i be looking for?

thank
chris
Sunday, February 1, 2015 by geo:
80's model 112 Skamper with 20.5 x 8.0-10 sidewall 2ply Carlise tires. what should i use? thanks in advance
Saturday, April 25, 2015 by Henry J. Gilbertson:
Hi, I have an old 1964 Winnebago 15 foot camper trailer I need to know what size tires to put on right now it has 14 inch tires I don't know if they are the right kind whats on it is how it was when I bought it please give me some kind of info. thanks.
Monday, April 27, 2015 by Gary:
Henry,

I'm sorry, we have no data on this vehicle.
Monday, May 4, 2015 by TrustyTracker:
We just bought a 1997 Dutchman Aristocrat travel trailer. The tires are 15 inch, 5 hole, and I need to know what the lug nut pattern is so I can order some new ones....? Can anyone help me out with this? I'm totally clueless....
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 by Gary:
Trusty,

I'm sorry, we do not have data on trailer/camper or RV bolt patterns.

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