If you use your RV regularly, chances are that sometime during a trip you are going to need to fill up your RV tires. However, this is not always as simple as pulling into the pump at the gas station with your car. RV’s can be hard to maneuver around gas station air pumps, and station pumps are often limited in the PSI you can go up to. This means that you might not be able to get a high enough PSI for your large rig. So what can you do when you need to fill up your RV tires when you’re on the road?
Truck stops are your new best friend
Truck stops are designed for larger vehicles, making filling your RV tires at their air pumps that much easier. Many [...]
It is estimated that almost 50 million people will travel by RV this summer. As you plan for your trip and set your budget, you may want to consider investing in a new set of tires. There are many benefits to investing in a quality set of RV tires.
The Benefits of Quality Tires
If you invest in higher quality tires, there are several benefits:
Increased Safety: Your tires are directly correlated to your safety on the road. The tire tread and grip are critical for braking and adequate inflation helps you avoid a blowout. Once you invest in quality tires, you need to keep those tires serviced regularly for optimal safety while driving.
Greater Fuel Efficiency: All of us would like to save some money at the pump. Damaged or underinflated tires will reduce your fuel economy. [...]
Tire care is extremely important for your RV. As you take your last trip of the summer and prepare to store your RV for the off-season it is of utmost importance to prep your tires to be stored. Below are the ways to care for your RV tires before you store them for winter.
Clean your tires
When cleaning the inside and outside of your RV, don’t forget to clean your tires as well. You can wash them like the rest of your exterior; however, you will want to follow that washing with a special tire cleaner or conditioner. Many of these conditioners are simply sprayed on, left to sit, and then wiped off.
Pump up your tires
Pumping up your tires is something you typically do [...]