Brian James Micomax trailer tyre pressures please

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  1. wiljoy

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    I've just bought a Brian James Smart trailer (secondhand) and am carrying a Smart . Could any funster advise me of the tyre pressures required for such a set up. I've asked various companies and all they say is try 60 or try 70. I need to be exact as our next trip is a lengthy one.
    Many thanks in anticipation.
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    Wilf, ring Brian James. I have always found them very helpful..
    As a by the by, the Phoenix Smart car trailer I had needed 60 psi in the tyres
     
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    Many thanks. Tried ringing a few times but no reply. Will persevere to obtain the correct information.
    All the best once again
    Wilf
     
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    What size are they pls Wilf.
    Brian & Jo
     
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    I run mine at the pressure marked on the sidewall. I can't say whether the car feels the bumps or not :D.
     
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    Wilf, I always used to run them at 60psi with the car on I think I got that from BJ. But it worked for 3 years with me.

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    Thanks Brian.
    They are 155×70×12 and I'm running with 800 kgs.
    Wilf
     
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    sallylillian Funster Life Member

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    Wilf don't forget the trailer weight itself so 1100 kg.
     
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    Tyre pressures in J-rated trailer tyres have been increased by the manufacturers in the last 12months .
    155/70/12 now 80psi.they were having a lot of problems with casing failure at between 60 & 70psi.
    so now up to 80psi and it has improved the problem.(y)
    Brian & Jo
     
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    Many thanks to everyone for your advice. Much appreciated.
    Wilf
     
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    My Brian James trailer is placarded on the front A frame. It states the tyre pressure on the placard
    Yours should have one, as it also carries the trailer serial number

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