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Old March 3rd, 2007, 07:41 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Mongo View Post
The 13's will make loading easier and keep the COG lower, but IIRC the 15's will last longer. Something about the larger diamater being better at highway speeds.
COG and easier loading for little cars and crap that I have to haul around town.

Originally Posted by Haggar View Post
Bias plies for non brake axles, radials for brake axles.

And for our needs, all axles legally require brakes in michigan.
Yea, radials on both axles is what I am going to do. I thought about the cooler bearings and longer lasting tires...but for the few times a year I haul the Jeep, is it really that big of a deal if you keep the bearings serviced?

I know the law says so, but I see a ton of trailers with only 1 brake...and I see even more with brakes but the tow rig doesn't have a controller.:stan3:

I wanted to convert to surge brakes, but too much work and too much cost.
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