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Old 08-11-2019, 11:21 PM   #1
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I have a class B Ford Transit with two tires in the front and four in the back. After 10,000 miles there appears to be no wear. Unless there was wear on my class C RV I never rotated. Wondering what you guys do?
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Old 08-11-2019, 11:28 PM   #2
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I have a class B Ford Transit with two tires in the front and four in the back. After 10,000 miles there appears to be no wear. Unless there was wear on my class C RV I never rotated. Wondering what you guys do?
I never do routine tire rotation on any vehicle. Waste of time. If my tires aren't wearing evenly left-to-right, the suspension is broken and I get it fixed. As for front/rear wear differences, I just replace the tires in pairs, sometimes moving the old ones front to rear.
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I was told that for my Roadtrek Mercedes Sprinter there really was no acceptable rotation pattern because of the mix of aluminum and steel rims on the dual tires in the rear. Tire manufacturers recommend rotation for a reason, uneven wear is not always obvious.

My understanding is that all four dual back tires should be replaced at the same time and the two tires on one side really have to be replaced at the same time. So if one of the four wears out early, you have to replace all four. You probably should follow your vehicle and tire manufacturer's recommendations if you want to get the longest life from the tires.
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I agree that with a dualy you should never rotate. In my Chevy 210P I rotate on a regular basis because the rear tires are loaded to nearly double the weight of the front.
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In my Chevy 210P I rotate on a regular basis because the rear tires are loaded to nearly double the weight of the front.
Why not just replace in pairs (front or back)? It is not important that tires on different axles match wear-wise.
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