Towing caravan tyre pressures - Vauxhall Antara Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 21st November 2020, 21:03 Thread Starter
Member
 
smith100s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2020
Posts: 46
Garage
Towing caravan tyre pressures

Im in the odd position where I own a caravan but can't tow it due to licence restrictions. Lock down has postponed my test again so I dont have experience on actually towing a van. Fortunately we have been away in it locally a few times since my father in law has dragged it out for us.

I'd be interested to know what you guys run when towing.
smith100s is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 21st November 2020, 21:30
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: Warwickshire
Posts: 231
I run with the pressures identified on the sticker in the door well. 35psi front 41 rear. Tows a dream. Richy
Richy is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 22nd November 2020, 14:14
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: NW Kent
Posts: 858
As Richy says. It is what the manufacturer specifies and it works a treat for me.

For towing, consider getting a full-size spare wheel for the car and adapt the bootwell as necessary. I don't believe you should tow a 1500kg trailer with the squirty foam or a spacesaver as a very temporary repair. If you are off on holiday the thought of trying to find a tyre 'shop with a caravan on the back doesn't sound like fun (particularly if you have a ferry to catch).

2015 2.2 CDTi SENav 163ps manual 4x4 in Carbon Flash with 19\" alloy spare towing a Bailey Unicorn III Madrid @ 1500kg.
Dulac is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 22nd November 2020, 17:02 Thread Starter
Member
 
smith100s's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2020
Posts: 46
Garage
Thanks guys I was hoping you both would reply. Well today I managed to win a full size alloy with good tyre on ebay fo this reason. To be honest I won a full set of wheels and tyres which will allow be to run a winter set and keep one as a spare.
smith100s is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Vauxhall Antara Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome