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Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset - 16 x 6 Rim - 8 on 6.5

Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset - 16 x 6 Rim - 8 on 6.5

Item # AM20783
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Silver power coated, 16" steel dual trailer wheel with 5-1/2" offset features an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern and meets Department of Transportation standards Lowest Prices for the best trailer tires and wheels from Dexstar. Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset - 16 x 6 Rim - 8 on 6.5 part number AM20783 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Dexstar Trailer Tires and Wheels - AM20783

  • Wheel Only
  • 16 Inch
  • 8 on 6-1/2 Inch
  • Steel Wheels - Powder Coat
  • Dual Wheels
  • Dexstar
  • Standard Rust Resistance

Silver power coated, 16" steel dual trailer wheel with 5-1/2" offset features an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern and meets Department of Transportation standards


Features:

  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
    • Silver powder coat finish over e-coat primer
  • High-quality wheel meets DOT specifications
  • Hub-piloted design
  • Non-chamfered bolt holes
  • Requires 5/8" flange nuts (95188 - sold separately)
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Rim dimensions: 16" diameter x 6" wide
  • Bolt pattern: 8 on 6.5"
  • Offset: 5.5"
  • Pilot hole diameter: 4.75"
  • Stud diameter: 5/8"
  • Capacity: 3,100 lbs
  • Limited 2-year warranty


Determining the Bolt Pattern

The first number in the bolt pattern is the number of bolt holes. The second number denotes the diameter, in inches, of the circle on which the bolt holes sit.

Bolt Pattern - Odd

To determine the bolt-circle diameter on wheels with an odd number of bolt holes, measure from the center of any bolt hole to the point halfway between the two bolt holes directly across from the first. (Example: "5 on 4-1/2" means 5 bolt holes with 4-1/2" measured to a point halfway between the opposite bolt holes.)

Bolt Pattern - Even

On wheels with an even number of bolt holes, measure from the center of one bolt hole to the center of the hole directly across from it. (Example: "8 on 6-1/2" means 8 bolt holes with 6-1/2" from the center of one hole to the center of another on the opposite side.)

Bolt Pattern - Side

Measuring the distance from the center of one bolt hole on the wheel to the center of a bolt hole right next to it can also help to determine the bolt pattern.

  • If D = 2-5/8", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 4-1/2"
  • If D = 2-3/4", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 4-3/4"
  • If D = 3", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 5"
  • If D = 3-1/4", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 5-1/2"


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Customer Reviews

Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset - 16 x 6 Rim - 8 on 6.5 - AM20783

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (9 Customer Reviews)

Silver power coated, 16" steel dual trailer wheel with 5-1/2" offset features an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern and meets Department of Transportation standards

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Reasonably priced and shipped quickly. I must have done something wrong on my order because I put a different shipping address then billing address and the shipping address never came up. Wish I had checked the first email I received and maybe could have caught it. 363037



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I haven't installed the wheels because I need to buy tires. I did put a wheels on the hub to make sure they will work and they look fine. 513097



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Order and shipment was correct and on t ime. 877994



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The shipping times are extremely fast and free! Customer service is great as well, they update you when your item has shipped and been delivered. All in all, a pleasure to do business with! 770822



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I caused a lot of agitation placing my order, but the three or four that I dealt with were absolutely delightful! 528365



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Fits and works as advertised thanks. 505056



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great service thanks! 367312



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I purchased am20783 to make a spare for our trailer, The product arrived in great condition and very quick, I'm very pleased with the product and service received thanks a lot!!!!!! 161461


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Ask the Experts about this Dexstar Trailer Tires and Wheels

  • Difference Between Dexstar Dual Wheel Part # AM20783 and Lionshead Steel Dual Wheel Part # LHHA420
    The Dexstar Dual Wheel part # AM20783 and the Lionshead Steel Dual Wheel part # LHHA420 are two very similar wheels with a few key differences. They are both 16" diameter x 6" wide wheels with a 8 on 6-1/2" lug pattern. However, the Lionshead wheel has a 3,500 lb weight capacity whereas the Dexstar wheel only has a 3,100 lb weight capacity. Another noticeable difference is that the Dexstar wheel is made in the U.S.A. and the Lionshead wheel is not. In order to install either wheel you will...
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  • What is Trailer Wheel Pilot Diameter
    Pilot diameter on a wheel like our dually trailer wheel part # AM20783 that you referenced is basically the diameter of the center hole of the wheel. This wheel has a pilot diameter of 4.75 inches. I attached a picture that shows this dimension as well. You should note that this is a trailer wheel and it is not designed for a truck.
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  • Actual Wheel Offset of the Dexstar Dual Wheel part # AM20783
    The spec given to us for the offset of the Dexstar Dual Wheel part # AM20783 is 5-1/2 inches of positive offset. However, when we had our wheel and tire guru measure it he found the offset to be 5 inches of positive offset. So to answer your question, the offset is 5.
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  • Offset and Width of the Trailer Wheel part # AM20783
    The offset for the trailer wheel part # AM20783 is 5-1/2 inches and the "width" is 6 inches not including the mounting lip. When you add that in the overall width is 6-1/2 inches.
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  • Can Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset # AM20783 Fit on Dexter 12k Capacity
    Yes, the Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset # AM20783 that you referenced will fit on a Dexter 12k trailer axle like you have.
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  • Will 4.75 Pilot Hole Fit with 4.75 Hub for the Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset # AM20783
    Generally if the hub has studs on it then it is stud piloted but if you secure the wheel to the hub using bolts then it is hub piloted. Since you are using dual wheels it changes things a little bit. The Dexstar Dual Wheel with Offset # AM20783 that you referenced is designed to fit on a dual wheel setup that is hub piloted. This means that the studs come through the back side of the hub and extend through both wheels and you use a 5/8" flange nut, like part # 95188, to secure it. Hub...
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  • Do Dually Wheels Require a Gasket to Prevent Rubbing Together
    I spoke with our resident tire/wheel guru and he said that some older trucks with duallys did use gaskets, but if your current setup is a newer one and does not have currently have gaskets then you will not need one.
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  • Torque for Lug Nuts of Taskmaster Steel Dual Trailer Wheel # AM20783
    I attached a chart that has all of the lug nut torque figures for trailer wheels for you to check out. Basically it depends on the style of lug nuts and if they have rotating flange washers. Most likely it's right at 200 ft lbs but if you do not have rotating flanges you'd need between 275 and 325 ft lbs.
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  • Recommended 16" Dually Wheels to Fit 235/85R16 Tires
    From looking at your previous order (thank you for being an etrailer.com customer!) it looks like you purchased the Lionshead Steel Dual Wheel - 16" x 6" - 8 on 6-1/2 - 4.77" Pilot - Silver # LHHA420, which would be the correct sized wheel to fit a 235/85/r16 tire. If you also need the tires, the Karrier ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range F # AM10501 would fit on those wheels and provide you with a high quality tire that has a Load Range F, which have a capacity of 3960-lbs...
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  • American Made 16 Steel Dual Trailer Wheels
    I do have a great option for you, however the Taskmaster Steel Dual Trailer Wheel # F2513166055 that you referenced is not made in the USA. For a 16" dual steel wheel with the same 8 on 6-1/2 inch bolt pattern that's American made we have the Dexstar # AM20790 in Gray or # AM20783 for White. Both options feature a 5-1/2 inch offset, a 3,100 pound weight capacity, and come with a 2 year limited warranty. I have attached a couple short video reviews on these wheels that you can check...
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  • Replacement Trailer Wheels with 4.75 Pilot Hole Diameter
    We carry rims with a 4.77 pilot hole, like # F2513166055, and a 4.75 inch pilot hole, like # AM20783, however they're both for dual wheel applications and have an offset. Using a wheel with a 4.75 or 4.77 pilot will be just fine since there's such a small difference. It's likely the measured hole is the same just estimated on the 4.75.
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  • Which Dually Wheels Fit 235/80-16 Trailer Tires
    Your 235/80-16 tires will fit on wheels that are 6 to 7-1/2 inches wide, where the tire rides, so they will fit on dually wheel # F2513166055. This wheel has an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern and 4.77 inch diameter center pilot hole. We also have # TTW660865SDX2C with the same bolt pattern but with a 4.88 inch diameter pilot hole. We also have white version # AM20783 for the 4.77 pilot hole.
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  • Dually Wheels for 235/86-16 Tires
    We currently have dually wheels available by themselves but no tire and wheel combos for duallies. Any tire shop should be able to mount the tires on the wheels for a nominal fee. For a 16 inch dually wheel we have the following options: 16x6 inch with 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern with 5-1/2 inch offset # AM20783 or # AM20790 16x6 inch, 8 on 6-1/2 with 5.35 inch offset, and 4.77 inch diameter pilot hole # F2513166055 16x6 inch, 8 on 6-1/2 with 5.35 inch offset, and 4.88 inch diameter...
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  • Dually Wheel for a Texas Bragg Trailer with 7.50-16 Tires
    The 7.50-16 is a light truck tire size sometimes used on trailers. It fits a 16x6 inch wheel. We have several wheels in this size with an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern but since you have dually wheels you will want # AM20783. I have included a link to a video review of this wheel for you.
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  • What is the Offset for Provider ST205/75R15 Radial Trailer Tire w/15 Wheel - 5 on 5-1/2
    The wheel in Provider ST205/75R15 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 15" White Spoke Wheel - 5 on 5-1/2 - LR C # A15R655WS has a zero offset. The mounting surface of the wheel is centered with the tire. This zero offset is by far the most common for trailers. If a trailer tire has an offset, that means the mounting surface is not centered. A positive offset would put the wheel farther underneath the trailer like # AM20783, and a negative offset would put the tire slightly farther out from the...
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