Tire Covers

Discussion in 'General RVing' started by JM, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. JM

    JM New Member

    Sorry for the "silly" question..but..what's the purpose of covering tires?

    Our travel trailer suggests covering tires during storage with plywood, cloth, or purchased tire covers. What are we protecting our tires from by covering them?
  2. retlveit

    retlveit New Member

    Tire Covers

    UV rays from the sun. For some reason these rays are much more determential to tires that are "standing still" as opposed to tires that are "moving". I understand in a relatively short time (year or so, depending on the latitute) unprotected tires develop cracks that lead to premature failure

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