Trailer shaking at 60MPH

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FTG-05

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Maybe I am over thinking? Antifreeze is nasty, doesn't dry or evaporate. It will coat the tire, wheel and valve stem. Anytime you check the air, I would think a spec of antifreeze would get in the gauge. You would also need to wash the tire and dry it, for a patch to stick.

Yea, you're overthinking it. I have antifreeze in all my tires, trucks and trailers, as dynamic balancers. I've had a couple of them patched; it's never been problem; it's a couple ounces for crying out loud, not a toxic waste dump. It's inside a tire, how many times do you have to deal with the inside of a tire? Let's see: a truck, Pathfinder, trailer, ZTR, tractor, RTV tires - in 7 years, maybe two trips to the tire dealer for a tire patch. BFD.

Checking air pressure: AF drops to the bottom due to gravity (which never fails); the amount getting into a pressure gauge is minuscule. I've checked my tractor and ZTR tire pressures all the time - which are 75-80% filled for ballast purposes - still no big deal.

Nasty? Use RV antifreeze, it's potable water compatible.
 
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nisaacs

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Snowflake, Arizona
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Yea, you're overthinking it. I have antifreeze in all my tires, trucks and trailers, as dynamic balancers. I've had a couple of them patched; it's never been problem; it's a couple ounces for crying out loud, not a toxic waste dump. It's inside a tire, how many times do you have to deal with the inside of a tire? Let's see: a truck, Pathfinder, trailer, ZTR, tractor, RTV tires - in 7 years, maybe two trips to the tire dealer for a tire patch. BFD.

Checking air pressure: AF drops to the bottom due to gravity (which never fails); the amount getting into a pressure gauge is minuscule. I've checked my tractor and ZTR tire pressures all the time - which are 75-80% filled for ballast purposes - still no big deal.

Nasty? Use RV antifreeze, it's potable water compatible.


You are obviously fine with it, that's all that matters.
 
 
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