Can Wheels Be Matched to My Tow Vehicle?
Yes, wheels can be matched to the tow vehicle. In fact, it is highly recommended to match the wheels so that the vehicle spare will work on the trailer and vice versa. The standard available bolt patterns are 5/4.5, 5/5, and 6/5.5. For vehicles that are different standards, custom machined wheel adapters can be used to match the pattern. A corrective wheel adapter is required for wheels that have a backspacing of 4.5″ or greater, or the center hole of the wheel is less than 2.65″.
What Size Tires Can Be Fitted?
Depending on the rim size, you will want to use a tire designed for that exact size. Rims that are 15 inches uses the size 7.00-15LT. Thus, a need a 15 inch rim is needed because it is a 15 inch wheel.
What Kind of Maintenance is Required?
Periodic maintenance is required for all parts of the wheels and tires on flatbed trailers. This includes critical maintenance of the wheel bearing and hub one a year or ever y 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. The owner’s manual should include a service schedule for your trailer.
Where Can I Find Out More Information?
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