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Old 10-02-2017, 02:42 PM   #15
Tar Heel
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Default Re: Another.15" trailer tire question

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Originally Posted by Jeff Teuton View Post
We have 16 on our small trailer, and my last trailer came with 15" which we changed to 16. Just get the rims and get the same diameter tire in 16. We have used Firestone Transport E rated for several applications. Alcoa makes a direct bolt on rim for the 8 hole wheels in a 17.5, then you are done for life.
I'm not aware of a quality 16" trailer tire comparable to size with a 225/75/15. To my knowledge the next size is 235/80/16 which is almost 2" taller and we simply don't have the room to run that size. Wish I did.

Also, our 5200 lb. axles are 6-lug.
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