Goodyear Introduces New Trailer Tire

October 28, 2002
Filed under Trailer News

Goodyear’s G614 RST, regional service trailer tire, was designed specifically to handle the
demands of trailer applications.

The company states that “thanks to a stiff, solid shoulder
and shallow tread for even wear and performance, it’s the tire of choice when fifth-wheels
and trailers are loaded to a higher capacity. It features a 14-ply rating that allows up to
3,750 pounds in single application (as compared to 3,042 pounds with the G647 RSA).”

according to Goodyear, the G614 RST features steel-belt construction for strength and
durability, plus it has rounded shoulder ribs that increase “rib” stability, which is said
to be a key feature in the resistance of uneven wear in trailer applications. It features
the same anti-oxidants and anti-ozonants in the sidewall and casing as Goodyear’s G647 RSA,
to increase tire life based on age versus mileage. The G614 RST is currently available in
an LT235/85R16 load range G.

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