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Before buying that RV you have your eye on make sure to inspect the tires. Don't kick them, it won't tell you anything and only hurts your foot!
Check the tires for uneven wear (like the inside edge of the tire having less tread then the outside edge. This indicates an alignment problem. Check for cupping of the tread. This indicates an alignment or shock problem. Check the sidewalls for cracks or splits, this indicates sever weather checking. Check the valve-stems for cracks. Check any valve stem extenders for wear. Make sure to get down and check the inside of the rear dually tires.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|