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  • Recommended Taskmaster G-Rated Special Trailer Tire in Size ST235/85-16
  • I am sorry about your 'white-knuckle' tire blowout on the interstate. I can help you select new tires that can help avoid a repeat of this awful experience. Your tire size ST235/80-16 has an overall diameter of just under 31-inches. The slightly larger size ST235/85-16 will fit on your same rims but in this size you have the options of a Load Range F tire, which offers nearly 500-lbs more capacity (more safety margin) per tire than the E-rated size ST235/80-16, and even a G-rated tire...
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  • Comparing Goodyear, Westlake, and Taskmaster/Provider Tires for Size ST2358R16
  • The three tire brands are all great in their own ways but the best all-around will be the USA made Goodyear part # 724860519 for the tire size of 235/85R16. It will be the most reliable, has the highest speed rating at 87 mph and like I mentioned it's the only one made in the USA. It is a Load Range of E. Westlake is the best non-USA tire part # LHWL410. This is actually a Load Range G (the Goodyear is only available in F) so if you need the higher capacity 4,080-lb max load at 110 psi...
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  • Availability of 15" Trailer Wheel with 5 on 5-1/2" Bolt Pattern
  • We actually only have one 15" wheel available with a 5 on 5-1/2" bolt pattern and it's the Taskmaster Steel 8-Spoke # 560555SWA. This is a white powder coat wheel with an 8-spoke design so it's not terribly similar to the style you're looking for. The only way to mount the 15" Dark Matter Wheel # 560655M1DMX (or something similar) to your trailer will be to replace the hub assemblies, if possible, to new units that feature the needed 6 on 5-1/2" bolt pattern. If you can tell me what...
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  • 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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  • Can Westlake 235/80R16 Trailer Tires be Replaced with Westlake 235/85R16 Tires
  • The 235/85R16 size Westlakes, part # LHWL410, are an inch larger in diameter compared to the 235/80R16s part # LHWL401. So you need to make sure there's an extra half inch of clearance between the tire and the underside of the fender. You want a total of at least 3 to 4 inches of clearance. Another thing to consider is the larger tires have a maximum psi of 110 pounds and trailer tires should always be inflated to their max. This is important because the valve stems on your wheels...
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  • Dimensions and Capacity of Provider ST235/85R16 Load Range G Tires
  • The Provider ST235/80R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range G # PRG80235 are rated for 4,080 lbs at 110 psi and speeds up to 81 mph. You will see that we have 16 inch wheels that are rated for up to 4,400 lbs but when combined with this tire, you will be limited by the lesser weight capacity. For instance the Provider ST235/80R16 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 16" White Mod Wheel - 8 on 6-1/2 - Load Range G # A16R80GWM has a steel wheel rated for 4,400 lbs but the tire is only rated for 4,080,...
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  • Securing Aluminum Wheels Correctly on Camper with 1/2 Inch Lugs
  • For your 5th wheel camper, the wheels will have holes that will fit the 1/2 inch and leave space for easy installation. The lug nut are coned to help center the wheel on the hub so there won't be any slop or issue. Wheels like the Aluminum HWT Hi-Spec Series 03 Mod Trailer Wheel - 15" x 6" Rim - 6 on 5-1/2 # AM22646 will have steel inserts to ensure the lugs will hold tight as you travel and allow you to tighten the lugs appropriately. You don't need to have any special lug nut as the...
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  • Replacement Tire and Wheel Options for 20.5x8.0-10 Size Trailer Tires With 4 Lug Wheels
  • We have a handful of options that come in different load sizes which will replace your current 20.5x8.0-10 size tires. The tire size 205/65-10 is the replacement size and is slightly smaller than your current tire. The 205/65-10 size tire with white wheel combinations are: Load Range B, # AM3H330 - max load rating 910 lbs at 35 psi Load Range C, # AM3H370 - max load rating 1,100 lbs at 50 psi Load Range D, # AM3H410 - max load rating 1,320 lbs at 70 psi Load Range E, # AM3H460...
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  • Can An Upgrade from Load Range E Tires to Load Range G Tires Work Without Changing the Wheels?
  • The answer is not a simple yes or no. The Provider ST235/80R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range G # PRG80235 has a load rating of 4,080 lbs at 110 psi. The similar load range E tires # TTWTRTM2358016E are load rated for 3,520 lbs at 80 psi. They are compatible with the same size wheels but they will have a different load capacity and will require a different valve stem for that increased psi. So if you were running the load range E tires on the Taskmaster Steel Modular Trailer Wheel...
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  • Recommended 235/85-16 Sized Trailer Tires
  • Trailer tires have a stronger side wall than truck tires which is why they're recommended. The most common reason for tires failing is excessive heat buildup. A lot of times trailer tires are not inflated properly or are driven over their speed rating limit causing the tires to heat up and eventually fail. You should always know and stay within the speed rating of your tires. Also, trailer tires should always be inflated to their maximum psi while they're cold. If a trailer tire is...
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  • Availability of USA Made ST225/75R15 Trailer Tire and Wheel
  • Yes, the Westlake ST225/75R15 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 15" Silver Mod Wheel # LHAW124 is made overseas. We do have this particular tire available in numerous other tire and wheel combos including a Lynx Aluminum Wheel with # LHAW330 and a White Mod Wheel with # LHAW101. I have attached a link that will take you directly to this selection that you can look through. If you are looking for an ST225/75R15 Radial tire and wheel combo that is made right here in the USA I highly recommend...
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  • Can a Load Range C Tire Replace a Load Range B Tire
  • The Kenda 4.80-12 Bias Trailer Tire # AM30660 that has the 12" white wheel will work just fine for your boat trailer needs. This combination does have the 5 on 4-1/2" bolt hole pattern and comes in a load range C (990 lbs at 90 psi). You can use a tire with a lower weight rating as long as you are not overloading the tire. This is one of the bigger reasons for blowouts. Although it does cost more, I recommend going with the Kenda Karrier S-Trail ST145/R12 Radial Tire # AM31202 instead....
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  • Trailer Wheel and Tire Recommendation for Size 4.80-12 with Higher Speed Rating
  • Whenever available I always recommend going with trailer tires that are rated for higher than 65 mph. It's too easy to accidentally go faster than 65 on the highway even when pulling a trailer so it's always a good idea to have some cushion there. So for your tire size of 4.8R12 I recommend the Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 12" Silver Mod Wheel # AT12R45SM. This has the 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern you need as well as has a Load Range C tire that has an 81 mph speed rating....
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  • What Causes Trailer Tire Blowouts
  • Every trailer tire has a load range rating specific to that particular tire. For example, we have the ST225/75-15 trailer tire in three load range ratings; Load Range C (2,150 lbs per tire), Load Range D (2,540 lbs per tire), and Load Range E (2,830 lbs per tire). If the gross trailer weight (GTW) exceeds the tires load range rating then the tires will be susceptible to blowouts. In addition to load range ratings, trailer tires also have a speed ratings specific to the tire. The speed...
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  • Load Rating for 205/75R14 Tires on Trailer with 6,000 lb GVWR
  • A trailer tire that is size 215/75R14 measures 26.7" in diameter and is 8.5" wide while a 205/75R14 trailer tire is 26.1" in diameter and 8.1" wide so you will have a bit more clearance from the top of the tire to the fender and from the trailer frame to the side of the tire. In regards to load range, what is important is that your tires have a combined capacity that meets or exceeds your trailer's GVWR. Since you said you have a GVWR of 6,000 lbs, a load range C tire will have more...
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  • Aluminum Wheel PSI Fit with Tires Requiring 110 PSI
  • Trailer wheels like the Aluminum Modular Trailer Wheel - 16" x 7" Rim - 8 on 6-1/2 - Silver # LHJM513 you referenced are not rated for a psi. Many wheel assemblies come with a valve stem rated for 65 psi or 80 psi at most. However, when a wheel like the one you asked the question from mentions a high pressure metal valve stem is included, this means that wheel will have a stem similar to # AM20906. This will hold the 110 lbs you referenced. For your compatible tires, I recommend the...
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  • Best Trailer Tire for Rockwood Camper with Tire Size 185/80-13
  • If your 2016 Rockwood Aframe camper A192HW has a tire size of 185/80-13 then the best tire we have as a replacement would be the Kenda part # AM10208 which is the size you need but it's a radial and the one you referenced is a bias ply. The main difference between a radial ply and a bias ply tire is how the tire is constructed. The cords inside a bias ply tire run at a 32 degree angle to the direction of travel, and the cords on a radial tire run at a 90 degree angle to the direction...
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  • Required Pressure for ST225/75R15 Trailer Tire in Load Range E
  • Trailer tires that have a higher weight load range will require higher pressure. The general rule is to always inflate your trailer tires to the maximum COLD pressure noted on the sidewall. All of our Load Range E tires in size ST225/75R15 appear on the linked page and all will handle 2830-lbs at their rated 80-psi pressure. The Goodyear radial # 724857519 also has a high "N" speed rating of 87-mph so its great for highway use. This tire also comes with a free replacement program...
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  • Trailer Tire Recommendation with Capacity Over 4,425 lbs
  • For a tandem axle trailer that weighs 17,700 lbs you'd need an individual tire capacity of 4,425 lbs. The closest tire we have to that in your size of 235/85R16 is going to be the Provider ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire # TTWPRG235R16 which has a capacity of 4,400 lbs which is close but you'd be 100 lbs under capacity with these. Most tires in this size have a much lower capacity so I would not be shocked if the reason your current tires are junk is that you are overloading them. The...
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  • Trailer Tire Recommendation for Size 175/80R13 for Higher Speeds
  • For a higher speed rated trailer tire in the size you need of ST175/80R13 the best option is the Kenda tire part # AM10208 as this tire is rated for up to 81 mph. The weight capacity of the tire is 1,710 lbs at 65 psi. I attached a review video for this tire for you to check out for more info as well.
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  • Larger Tires and Axle Over-Under Kits to Lift Trailer Height
  • Your 225/75-15 tires have an overall diameter of 28.4 inches and the next size up in a 15-inch tire is size 7.00-15LT which is an inch larger overall. A 7.00-15LT bias ply tire like # AM10414 will fit on several wheel sizes, 15 x 5, 15 x 5-1/2 and 15 x 6 so it may fit on your current wheels. Switching to this tire size will lift the trailer by about 1/2-inch. If you have the vertical and lateral clearance within your wheel wells to move to a 16-inch tire size like 235/85-16, which is...
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  • Recommended Replacement 7.00x15LT Tire on Camper
  • We do have the 7.00 x 15LT replacement tires. We have the Kenda Light Truck Tire K391M - 7.00-15 LT - Load Range E # AM10414 rated for 2,403 lbs at 70 psi. We alternatively have the Kenda 7.00-15LT Bias Trailer Tire - Load Range D # AM10412 rated for 2,156 lbs at 60 psi. Both of these are rated for 65 mph max speed. The previous has a 2 year warranty and is made for road use primarily and is a slightly better option for a camper. The latter has a 5 year warranty and is made for...
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  • Aluminum Trailer Wheel with 4 Lug Bolt Pattern and Radial Tire Size 4.80-12
  • We have the part # AM30677 which is a trailer tire size of 4.80-12 mounted on an aluminum wheel, but the tire is bias ply. The only similar solution that involves a radial would be the radial tire part # TT48012C plus the wheel by itself like part # part # AM22318HWT or # AM22318HWTB. You'd have to have these mounted locally.
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  • Should Load Range D or E Kenda Tires be Used for a 5,200 lb Axle
  • If you are wanting to stick with Kenda tires with the ST225/75R15 size then you will need to go with the Load Range E # AM10303. You always want your tires to be rated for at least the same weight as your axles. The Load Range D # AM10256 has a weight rating of 2,540 lbs at 65 psi which means when using 2 of them your max weight is 5,080 lbs. The Load Range E has a weight rating of 2,830 lbs at 80 psi which means that 2 of them have the combined rating of 5,660 lbs making your 5,200 lb...
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  • Can a Radial 225/75-15 Size Tire be Used as a Replacement with Other Bias Tires of Same Size
  • Although radial tires are better for highway use if you are currently using bias tires and you are only replacing one then you need to get a bias. Even if the radial and bias tires you are using are rated for trailers they track and wear slightly differently. To replace your bias tire I recommend the Kenda Loadstar ST225/75D15 # AM1ST96 which has a load range D ( 2,540 lbs at 65 psi) and a speed rating of 81 mph. If you are wanting to change them all to radial then I highly recommend...
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  • What Does JJ Mean for a Trailer Wheel
  • Your trailer wheels' JJ designation just refers to the shape of the bead seat, which is where the inside edge of the tire contacts the rim. You never really need to worry about this though since the correct 205/75-15 size tires you buy for these rims will automatically have that bead seat profile. If you buy new 15 x 5 rims they again will have this bead profile. The photos of your trailer's sticker shows us that your wheels are 15 x 5-inch size and you noted that you believe they are...
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  • Which Hubcaps for AM20766 Dexstar 16 Inch Conventional Steel Wheel
  • The # PX1309SS Phoenix USA Baby Moon hub caps are compatible with the # AM20766 Dexstar 16 inch conventional steel wheel you referenced. This being said, we sell these wheels as trailer wheels. They aren't intended for use on a passenger vehicle.
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  • Speed Rating of Kenda Karrier S-Trail Tire ST145/R12
  • The Kenda Karrier S-Trail ST145/R12 Radial Tire # AM10130 (load range D) and # AM10140 (load range E) both have a speed rating of 65 mph. These tires can also be found as a combination with wheels, such as the # AM31202 with 12" galvanized spoke wheels and a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern, as well as the # AM35351DX, which is a 12" white spoke wheel with a 4 on 4 bolt pattern. I have attached a link to our page with each of our Kenda Karrier S-Trail tire and wheel combinations with a tire...
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  • Trailer Tires Rated to Drive at Highway Speeds
  • You are correct about the speed ratings, though it is often recommended not to drive faster than 65 mph because higher speeds will cause heat to build up in the tire and cause a failure. With increased speed comes an increased chance of a blowout. The item you referenced, # AM31957, is a wheel and tire combination. It uses a Kenda ST175/80R13 tire with a speed rating of M, or 81 mph. It is for 13" diameter x 4-1/2" wide wheels with a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern. If you were interested...
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  • Increasing Trailer Tire Size for Better Load Capacity & Higher Speed Rating
  • You may simply need to choose new tires in the same size but ones that have a higher weight capacity and/or a higher speed rating. For instance, the Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire with Silver Mod Wheel # AT12R45SM has a Load Range C weight rating and a speed rating of M, meaning it is rated for up to 81-mph. Switching to a larger size of trailer tire is sometimes possible. You need to have enough vertical clearance within the fenders/wheel wells and enough lateral clearance between...
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  • What is the Correct PSI Rating for ST235/80R16 Trailer Tires
  • The psi rating on the sidewall of all trailer tires is the cold PSI rating, meaning the tire should be inflated to that psi rating before the tire heats up. If your tire says 80 psi, then the manufacturer intended for that tire to be inflated to 80 PSI before you hit the road. If you start out at a lower pressure, then the biggest concern that you will have is that the weight rating of the tire will also decrease. Unfortunately, Goodyear is the only trailer tire manufacturer that lists...
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  • Choosing Between ST and LT Tires for a 5th Wheel Trailer
  • Yes, both special trailer (ST) and light truck (LT) tires can be used on a 5th wheel trailer. They are actually the only two types of tires rated for this use. The reason for this is that tires on a trailer will be subjected to much harsher conditions that require a stiffer sidewall. A condition in which passenger (P) tires are not equipped to handle. Please note there are two different light truck (LT) tires, ones with the LT designation after the wheel diameter (ex. 7.50-16LT) and ones...
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  • 110 PSI Valve Stems for Trailer Tires
  • In almost all cases the limiting factor for tire pressure on a wheel setup is the valve stem. If you upgrade the valve stem in your wheels to ones that can handle 110 psi like what the part # AM10501 calls for you'd be fine. Usually valve stems that are rated for 110 psi will be metal such as # AM20906.
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  • Tire and Wheel Options for a ST185/80-D13 Trailer Tire
  • In general, radial ply tires are better for long highway trips whereas bias ply tires are better for short trips that may lead you offroad. However, we only offer bias ply trailer tires in a ST185/80-D13. We currently have 4 wheel/tire combos in your size all of which have a wheel with a 5 on 4-1/2" lug pattern. I have attached these options for you below but you will want to use the attached help article to ensure you have chosen the correct lug pattern. Loadstar Tire/Galvanized Wheel:...
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  • What is the Difference Between the Kenda AM30040 and the Kenda AM30000
  • Since prices fluctuate from time to time, the Kenda # AM30040 Load C, which is currently priced a little less than the Kenda # AM30000 Load B, is definitely the tire and wheel combination I would go with since it has a higher weight capacity. The only real differences that you will see is that the Load C tire will be able to stay a little cooler and handle higher weights with less stress. A few things you will want to keep in mind when operating; even though part # AM30040 has a higher...
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  • Upgrading 20.5x8-10 Tires on Pontoon Boat Trailer to Higher Load Capacity Tires
  • The modern equivalent to the 20.5x8.0-10 size tires on your pontoon trailer is the 205/65-10 size, which would fit your existing wheels without issue. The highest rated trailer tire we have available in this size is the Kenda Loadstar K399 Bias # AM1HP56, which features a maximum load of 1,650 pounds at 90 psi. This would give you a combined load of 3,300 for a nice safety margin with your trailer that weighs under 3,000 pounds when loaded. This particular tire does also have an excellent...
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  • Does Goodyear Endurance 225/75R15 Trailer Tire 724857519 Require Dynamic Balancing
  • Trailer tires such as the Goodyear Endurance ST225/75R15 Radial # 724857519 do not absolutely have to be dynamically machine balanced the way passenger car tires do but you certainly can do this if you want to. A full-service tire shop will probably have the necessary equipment to do this. In most instances the benefit of dynamically balancing trailer tires will not be nearly as noticeable as it is on passenger vehicle tires since any vibration from the trailer tires is isolated from...
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  • Can 185/80-13 Trailer Tires Replace 175/80-13 Tires on Camper
  • With trailer tires, the rule of thumb is that you want to have at least 3 inches of clearance from the top of the tire to your fender and at least 1 inch of clearance from the inside of the tire to the frame rail. So with that in mind you can switch to a larger tire if you still have that much clearance. Your current ST175/80R13 trailer tire, such as the Provider # TTWTRTM1758013C measures 24 inches in diameter when fully inflated and is 7 inches wide. A ST185/80R13 trailer tire, such...
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  • 4.80-12 Trailer Tire and Wheel Recommendation for Tear Trailer
  • For a high-quality trailer tire that is size 4.80-12 and wheel with a 4 on 4" bolt pattern I strongly recommend the Kenda KR25 ST145R12 Radial Trailer Tire with 12" Aluminum Wheel # AM31208, which is also available with different wheels, either # AM31208HWT for an Aluminum HWT Wheel or # AM31208HWTB for an Aluminum HWT Black Wheel. Each of these wheel and tire combos are load range D tires with a capacity of 1,220 lbs when inflated to their max 65 psi. Since you mentioned highway you...
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  • Recommended Special Trailer Tire Size ST185/80D13 W/Over 65 mph Rating
  • I recommend the Kenda Loadstar ST185/80D13 Bias Trailer Tire Item # AM1ST79. It is a top-quality bias special trailer tire with a maximum load capacity of 1,710 lbs at 65 psi. Maximum speed capacity is 81 mph. We have 4 tire and wheel combinations that are ST185/80D13 with 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern with a maximum speed capacity of 81 mph. They are: Kenda Loadstar ST185/80D13 Bias Trailer Tire Item # AM3S334. Same bias tire with a galvanized wheel. Kenda Loadstar ST185/80D13 Bias...
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  • Replacement Options for a 15" Wheel with a 6 on 5-1/2" Bolt Pattern
  • We do have a wide variety of 15" trailer wheels that have a 6 on 5-1/2" bolt pattern that I have linked for you to filter through. Most of these have a pilot hole with a diameter that is about 4.25" wide, but then we do have some options, like the Dexstar Conventional Steel Wheel # AM20514 with a smaller 3.65" diameter pilot hole. The pilot hole diameter of each wheel is listed on their product page. If you aren't concerned with having a pilot hole that is the same diameter as what...
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  • Tire Options for 235/80R16 Load Range G
  • We currently have the ST235/80R16 # PRG80235. This Taskmaster Provider tire is rated for 4080 lbs at 110 psi and has a speed rating of up to 81 mph. This is load range G with a 14 ply rating. If you move to ST235/85R16 tires we have two other options. We have the very similar Taskmaster Provider # TTWPRG235R16 with a load rating of 4,400 lbs at 110 psi and the same speed rating. We also have the Westlake # LHWL410 which is rated for 4,080 lbs at 110 psi and has a speed rating max...
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  • Tire Pressure and Valve Stem Compatible with Aluminum HWT Series S5 16 Inch Trailer Wheel
  • I went out to our warehouse and physically looked at the Aluminum HWT Series S5 Trailer Wheel - 16" x 6-1/2" Rim - 6 on 5-1/2 - Black # AM22658HWTB for you. There is no psi rating on the wheel. I reached out to my contact at HWT and they stated the psi will be limited by the valve stem used. So I checked the valve stems and the steel # AM20906 is not compatible due to the washer and nut on the outside. You can use the Americana High Pressure Rubber Snap-In Valve Stem - 1-1/4" Long -...
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  • Castle Rock ST205/75R14 Radial Trailer Tire Recommendation is Load Range D
  • Castle Rock and Westlake are made by the same company so while we do have a Load Range D tire in the size ST205/75R14 as part # 274-000012 from Westlake we do not have the Castle Rock brand specifically that you are looking for.
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  • USA Made Trailer Tire Size 225/75-15 Recommendation
  • For your tire size of 225/75-15 I recommend the Goodyear Endurance ST225/75R15 # 724857519. The reason I recommend this tire is that it is USA made, has the highest speed rating (87 mph), has weight capacity of 2,830 lbs, and has a great warranty. This will work great on your Fleetwood Mallard! These have a ply rating of 8 but that isn't super important like it once was. As long as the weight capacity is adequate for the trailer that's all that really matters.
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  • Does Load Range of 225/75R15 Trailer Tire Affect Durability
  • That is a good question and it is certainly reasonable to think that might be the case but it actually is not. A ST225/75R15 trailer tire with a load range of D such as the Karrier ST225/75R15 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range D # AM10256 will last just as long and perform just as well as its equivalent with a load range of E, the Karrier ST225/75R15 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range E # AM10303. Generally speaking, the higher the load range of tire, the more expensive, so as long as the...
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  • Comparison of Kenda and Taskmaster 5.30-12 Sized Trailer Tire on White Spoke Wheel
  • The specs between the Kenda # AM30780 and Taskmaster # TTWAS53012WS4HP are basically the same. One difference is the Taskmaster has a speed rating of 81 mph which is higher than many trailer tires. The Kenda doesn't list an actual speed rating just that it's a high speed tire. Also the Taskmaster uses a higher quality, metal valve stem over the rubber.
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  • Aluminum 13 inch Trailer Wheel and Tire Recommendation with Size 185/80-13 Rated for 81 MPH
  • Right now the Castle Rock ST185/80R13 Radial Tire w/ 13" Jaguar Aluminum Wheel # LHACXSJ101G that you referenced has a tire on it that has a speed rating of L which is 75 MPH. This is the highest pre-mounted option we have and for a trailer tire is relatively a higher speed rating. Only other option would be to go with just the wheel part # LHSJ101G and then the tire part # AM1ST79 which is M speed rated for 81 mph. Since we don't have a way to mount tires here you'll have to have the...
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  • Bolt Pattern for Wheels on 2015 Forest River Trailer
  • Getting an accurate bolt pattern measurement can be tricky when you have an odd number of bolts. You will need to measure directly across from one bolt to the blank spot where there would be a bolt if you had 6 bolts. I've attached a diagram which should help explain exactly where to measure. Or, you could purchase the Redline Bolt Pattern Template, # BC-TEMP. I've also attached a short article that explains how to measure bolt patterns which may be helpful. If you confirm that your...
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  • What is the Speed Rating for the Kenda Tire on Galvanized Wheel # AM30630?
  • The Kenda Trailer Tire with Galvanized Wheel # AM30630 is a bias tire which has cords inside which run at a 32 degree angle to the direction of travel for a stiffer sidewall than a radial tire. This tire has the standard speed rating of 65 mph. I've added a link to a video review of this wheel/tire combo for you to take a look at.
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  • Best Load Range C Radial Trailer Tire in Size 4.80-12
  • Switching from a Load Range B tire to a Load Range C tire will not cause much if any change in ride quality. Your trailer's suspension has far more to do with that than the tire load rating. Trailer tires must always be inflated to the maximum psi pressure that appears on the tires' sidewalls. So when you install higher-rated tires you need to observe their higher pressure requirement in order for them to deliver their rated weight capacity. Using a tire with more weight capacity...
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  • Can Hub Studs be Changed from 9/16 to 5/8 to Use 17-1/2 Inch Wheels on a Horse Trailer
  • It might be possible to change out the studs in your hub from 9/16 to 5/8 if they are drive-in studs and not the type that threads in. If they are drive in and the diameter of the knurl end is approximately 0.6875 inches then you can replace them. We have a set of four 5/8 drive-in studs # RG03-120. I have linked a video review of them.
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  • Recommended Tire and Wheels for 2002 520dvx Ranger Single Axle Boat Trailer
  • You are correct in your understanding. Some people interchange the word wheel with rim, but they are the same thing and then of course you have tires. Wheels are usually rated for weights as are tires, so combinations that are made on our site will have the lesser capacity of the two for the max capacity. As you stated, each wheel and tire is rated based on just that single side, so you will double that for your axle. You are correct if that surpasses your axle capacity, you will...
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  • Recommendation for Smallest Tire to Create Lower Deck Height on 7 Ton Trailer
  • The best trailer tire for your setup is going to depend on the amount of axles that are on the trailer. This info is needed to ensure that the combined load capacity of all the tires will meet or exceed the 7 ton loaded weight of the trailer. For example a tandem axle setup would give you 4 tires so each tire by itself would need a load capacity of at least 3,500 pounds. For this type of capacity you are going to need at least a 16 inch tire and wheel. The smallest 16 inch tire we have...
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  • ST205/75R15 Trailer Tire and Black Wheel With 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern and Center Cap
  • We can definitely get your trailer a more sleek look, although there is not a black center cap for the Provider ST205/75R15 Radial Tire w/ 15" Steel Mod Wheel - 5 on 4-1/2 - LR C - Black PVD Finish # A15R645BMPVD you asked about, because this wheel has a 3.31" pilot hole diameter, and the only black center caps fit a much larger 4.9" pilot diameter. Because that size of pilot diameter is only available on 8-lug wheels and not the 5-lug wheel you need, there is the option of getting a...
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  • Correct Cold Tire Pressure for Kenda Loadstar Bias Ply Tire AM1HP56
  • Your Kenda Loadstar Bias Ply tires # AM1HP56 require inflation to their specified 90-psi COLD pressure in order to deliver their rated weight load capacity of 1650-lbs and their speed rating N, which indicates they're good to 87-mph. These and most other special trailer tires are intended to be inflated at all times to their maximum cold pressure indicated on the sidewall. As a tire warms up from operation its pressure will also naturally rise somewhat. Increases in ambient temperature...
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  • Compatibility of 17.5 Rims and Tires To Replace 16 Inch Trailer Wheels
  • The Westlake 215/75R17.5 Radial Tire w 17-1/2" Lynx Aluminum Wheel # LHAS701 are intended for wheel bolt size 9/16-18 with an 8 on 6-1/2 inch bolt pattern. These wheels with that bolt pattern and wheel bolt size are rated for 4,805 lbs at 123 psi. The 5/8 inch bolts you are referring to are a stronger bolt, but will not work with these wheels based on the wheel design. That change is not required based on the wheel design or weight. If you want the 5/8 inch wheel bolts, then I recommend...
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  • Recommended Tires Size 205/75-14 for Fast Load Boat Trailer
  • At the 205/75-14 size you are seeking and the Load Range D, we only have Radial options which will give you a better ride on the street than the bias tires with the diagonal cord pattern. If you want a good quality tire with a load capacity of 2,200 lbs at 75 psi and a speed rating of 81 mph, I recommend the Karrier ST205/75R14 Radial Trailer Tire # AM10235. This tire has a 2 year warranty. If you want a great warranty of 5 years with 2 years of complimentary roadside assistance,...
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  • Is the Kenda 4.80-12 Bias Tire and Bearing Buddy Kit # BB2047 Recommended for Harbor Freight Trailer
  • The Kenda 4.80-12 Bias Trailer Tire # AM30677 is a great tire/wheel combination that has a 2.8" pilot diameter which will allow the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors # BB2047 to fit in perfectly. These Bearing Buddy protectors fit a 2.047" hub bore so you will have plenty of extra room provided that these fit your hub. If you plan on mainly driving the highway with your trailer then I recommend looking at trailer tires that are Radial instead of this Bias tire. Bias tires are great but...
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  • Can a 5.30-12 Size Tire be Replaced with a ST145/R12 Size Tire
  • Since both a ST145/R12 size tire, like the Kenda Karrier S-Trail # AM10130, and a 5.30-12 size tire, like the Kenda K353 # AM10068, fit a 12 inch wheel, a ST145/R12 size tire can replace a 5.30-12 size tire. Keep in mind that these tires do have slightly different diameters and widths though, so you will want to do some measuring to make sure that the ST145/R12 tire will fit on your trailer. The 5.30-12 tire that you currently have has a section width of 5.3 inches and has a diameter...
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  • Recommended Replacement Tires for Snowmobile Trailer Using 18.5x8.5-8 Tires
  • The metric trailer tire size corresponding to your 18.5 x 8.5 - 8 tires is size 215/60-8. In this size we offer both tires only and pre-mounted wheel/tire combinations that you can see on the linked page. The tires-only are available in two weight Load Range ratings, C and D. The Kenda C-rated tire # AM1HP26 can handle 935-lbs at its rated pressure of 50-psi. The Load Range D tire # AM1HP28 can handle up to 1165-lbs at 70-psi. In the combination wheel/tire items we again offer Load...
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  • How To Determine The Trailer Wheel Replacement Needed
  • There are a few measurements needed to ensure you get the correct wheel replacement, but it is difficult to determine from just a picture. I've attached articles to help with the proper fit by measuring the bolt pattern of your wheel, the width from bead seat to bead seat, and the diameter. If you need further help, send me the photos and the dimensions you have and I'd be happy to assist.
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  • Recommended Westlake ST235/85R16 with 16 Inch Lynx Aluminum Wheel in Black for Matching Spare
  • We do sell it, but only as separate wheel and tire. For the wheel, you will want the Aluminum Lynx Trailer Wheel - 16" x 6" Rim - 8 on 6-1/2 - Black # LHSL513B. This is the aluminum with the black interior like the photo you attached. Then you will need the Westlake ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range G # LHWL410. You will also need the valve stem # AM20906. Any tire shop will be able to help you install the tire on the wheel, but trailer wheels are balanced differently from...
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  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Trailer Tires
  • We have just what you are looking for. Although we do have load range D tires in the 5.30-12 size they are bias as opposed to radial in style. Bias tires are meant more for off-road purposes like agriculture whereas the radial tires have a sidewall with more flex that can better dissipate the heat build-up than bias can. I recommend going with the Taskmaster 5.30R12 Radial Trailer Tire # TT53012C. It has a load range of C (Maximum load: 1,050 lbs at 80 psi), a max speed rating of 81...
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  • What is the Speed Rating for Kenda Karrier ST175/80R13 # AM10210
  • The Kenda Karrier ST175/80R13 Radial Trailer Tire # AM10210 referenced in your question has a maximum speed rating of 81 mph. This Load Range D, radial tire also has a maximum load of 1,610 pounds at 65 psi. I have attached a short video demonstrations on this tire that you can also look through.
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  • Best 12 Inch Galvanized Tires and Rims for Small Boat Trailer
  • A radial tire flexes more than a bias tire, giving it better ground contact, traction, stability, and tread wear. Radial tires generally run cooler than bias tires, which usually leads to a longer life for radials. I would recommend going with a radial tire if possible, but provided you heed limits such as load range and psi, a bias tire will also work. We currently offer three different tire sizes that have 12 inch diameters and galvanized 5-lug rims. You can check your current tires to...
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  • Recommended 14-Ply ST235/85-16 Special Trailer Tires for Jayco Tandem Axle 5th Wheel Trailer
  • We can help you with new size ST235/85-16 special trailer tires for your Jayco tandem 5th wheel. We have four radial tire options in your size, all shown on the page I linked for you. Among these are two choices in a 14-ply-rated Load Range G tire. The one I suggest for you is the Taskmaster Provider # TTWPRG235R16. This tire is rated for 4400-lbs at its rated 110-psi pressure and it has an "M" speed rating too, good to 81-mph. Four of these tires are then good for up to 17,600 total...
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  • Replacement Wheel Tire for Carlisle 145R12C 95/93L
  • To replace your Carlisle 145R12C 95/93L wheel/tire I recommend the Karrier S-Trail ST145/R12 Radial Tire and 5-on-4-1/2 wheel part # AM31199DX. This item consists of a Load Range D tire that is rated to 1220-lbs mounted on a white spoked Dexter wheel with the popular 5-on-4-1/2 bolt pattern. If you need a 4-bolt wheel then instead use # AM35351DX. Both are rated for 65-mph.
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  • Trailer Tire Recommendation Taller than Size 5.70-8
  • The most similar size to your 5.70-8 tire size that has the diameter you are looking for would be the 4.80-12 which is 20.5 inches in diameter like the part # AT12R45SM for if you have a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern or # AM30630 for if you have a 4 bolt wheel pattern. The section width of these tires is right at 4.9 inches.
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  • Is Powder Coated Wheel or Galvanized Wheel Better for 205/65-10 Trailer Tire
  • Between the white powder coated wheel on the Kenda # AM3H430 and the galvanized wheel on the Kenda # AM3H440 you are better off going with the galvanized wheel. Galvanized wheels offer the utmost in protection against rust, which is particularly important when it comes to boat trailers or any situation where the wheel is going to consistently be in contact with moisture. The process of galvanizing the wheel is going to ensure better durability over the course of time than a powder coated...
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  • Can Size 225/75-15 Load Range D Trailer Tires be Replaced with Load Range E Tires
  • There's no harm in putting tires with a higher load range on your trailer when replacing them. With that being said there's no gain either. At least not from the load range. The tires technically have a higher capacity but that isn't going to increase the capacity of your trailer because you're still limited by whatever component has the lowest rating. As long as you still keep the trailer within its capabilites the higher rated tires will work just fine for you. I'm guessing your...
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  • Can I Upgrade from 12 Inch Wheels to 13 Inch Wheels on a Boat Trailer
  • Generally speaking, it is not a huge deal to upgrade one size (12" to 13") so long as you have clearance but the other thing to make note of is the surface area on the hub. If you have a 2,000 lb trailer axle then your hub is likely only rated for use with 8"-12" wheels but if you have a 3,500 lb trailer axle then your hub is likely rated for use with 13"-15" wheels. However, there are hubs for either axle that will allow you to upgrade/degrade wheels so if you can confirm your axle capacity...
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  • Smallest Diameter Trailer Tire and Wheel with Max Capacity of 600 Pounds and 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern
  • The smallest tire size we have that fits a wheel with a 4 on 4 bolt pattern and is rated for at least 600 pounds is 4.80/4.00-8 and has a load range of C. We carry two products that fit this: # AM30040 that is on a white powder coated wheel and # AM30050 on a galvanized wheel. Both have an outer diameter of 16.1 inches and a maximum capacity of 745 pounds at 90 psi.
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  • Availability of Galvanized Wheel and ST205-75R14 Tire With Load Rating of D
  • In order to meet all of your requirements you would need to get the tires and wheels separately and have them mounted. The 205/75R14, load range D radial tire we offer is the Kenda Karrier # AM10235. This tire, which has a weight capacity of 2,200 lbs, is among the highest rated we carry, with nearly 500 reviews giving it a near-unanimous 5 stars. For a wheel to go with it, I recommend taking a look at the Americana Steel Mini Mod # AM20364, which is galvanized, measures 14" diameter x...
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  • What Is The PSI Rating for Lionshead Jaguar Aluminum Wheels # 274-000011?
  • The Aluminum Jaguar Trailer Wheel - 16" x 6" Rim - 6 on 5-1/2 - Black # 274-000011 has a psi restricted by the valve stem used. When you use the Americana Metal, Bolt-In Valve Stem - 1-1/4" Long - Over 100 psi # AM20906 the capacity is most likely limited by the tire's max psi you choose to pair it with. My recommendation is the Provider ST235/80R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range E # TTWTRTM2358016E which will be restricted by the wheel capacity and will allow you to use the rubber...
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  • Recommendation to Replace 20.5X8.0X10 Tires on Boat Trailer
  • Based on my research, the 20.5x8-10 tires on your trailer are equivalent to the 205/65-10 sized tires. For this size, I recommend the Kenda Loadstar K399 Bias Trailer Tire # AM1HP56. This bias ply tire has a maximum load of 1,650 pounds at 90 psi and a maximum speed rating of 87 mph. It also includes a limited 2-year warranty. If you need a tire and wheel combo, I recommend the Kenda Bias Trailer Tire with 10 Inch White Wheel # AM3H480 if you have a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern or...
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  • Trailer Wheel and Tire with Matching Weight Capacity
  • With combination products like the Jaguar wheel and ST205/75R15 tire # LHAWLSJ301G the lower-rated of the two component parts determines overall capacity. This tire can handle 2150-lbs at its rated 65-psi pressure but the wheel itself is indeed rated for less weight, 1820-lbs, so that is the overall capacity of the combination item. You want to choose wheels and tires to match the trailer's GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating), not its dry weight, since that is the most it can weigh and...
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  • Recommended Air Compressor for a Small 90 Psi Trailer Tire
  • The best portable air compressor we have to fill a small trailer tire like part # AM10062 to 90 psi is the Bulldog Winch Portable Air Compressor part # BDW41003. This compressor is actually rated to 150 psi and attaches to the battery via alligator clamps. The reason you will want at least a 150 psi compressor is because it would take ages to fill the tire to 90 psi with a 100 psi air compressor which is the next most common size. The alligator clamps will also allow the compressor to run...
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  • Best Tire to Replace a Goodyear ST185/80R13 Tire With
  • The best option we have that will fit your wheel and work well is the Lionshead tire part # LHWL101. The quality and construction of this tire is unmatched but I really like about it is the fact it has a 75 mph speed rating which is higher than most trailer tires, has a 5 year warranty, and a 2 year roadside program. If your RV or trailer has a flat tire, call the help line and a technician will come change the flat for you. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a...
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  • Replacement Trailer Tire to Replace Size 20.5 x 8 - 10 on a 1998 Sun Tracker Trailer
  • I zoomed in on your picture and your current tire size is 20.5 x 8-10 which is an older size the is most like the current size 205/65-10. You purchased Kenda tires, part # AM3H390, which are 205/65-10 size tires. The problem it's on the wrong rim. Part # AM3H390 has a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern and a 2.8 inch diameter pilot hole. Your bolt pattern looks like it's a 5 on 5-1/2 and your pilot hole is probably 4 inches in diameter. I can't tell this for certain by looking at the picture...
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  • Max Highway Speed Rating for 4.80-12 Tires
  • The Kenda 4.80-12 Bias Trailer Tire with 12" Galvanized Wheel - 5 on 4-1/2 - Load Range B # AM30590 have a max speed of 65 mph. When trailer tires are not speed rated with a letter, the default is 65 mph max. I've attached an article to assist. If you want a speed rating higher, then for that tire size I recommend the Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 12" Silver Mod Wheel - 5 on 4-1/2 - Load Range C # AT12R45SM or # AT12R45WS. These are rated for speeds up to 81 mph. If...
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  • Is a 4.80 x 12 Wheel and Tire Combo Available?
  • We do carry wheel and tire combinations with 4.80 x 12 tires. For highway use I recommend going with radial tires and for that you have three options in terms of wheel style. Each of these tire and wheels have a load rating of C with a max capacity of 990 lbs at 90 psi, 12" diameter x 4" wide wheel dimensions and a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern (please refer to the linked help article on determining bolt pattern if you are unsure of what you have). Each of our offerings are from Taskmaster...
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  • Highest Rated Wheel and Tire Combo for Trailer Tire Size 225/75-15 on a White Steel Rim
  • We have a few options for you with a Load Range E but not any G. The Kenda # AM32680 and the Westlake # LHAW126 are both rated for 2,830 pounds at 80 psi and are on a white steel spoke wheel. The Westlake is speed rated at 75 mph and also includes their Roadside Assistance for 2 years. Another option is the Westlake # LHAW101 which has the same weight and speed rating as the other Westlake, however it's a white mod wheel instead. All three have a 6 on 5-1/2 bolt pattern and are...
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  • Trailer Tire Size ST205/75R14 or ST215/75R14 in Load Range D with Galvanized Wheel
  • Best option we have would be a Load Range D tire size 215/75R14 like the part # TTWTRTM2157514D with a gavanized wheel like one of the following: # AM20354 # AM20364 We don't have any galvanized wheels pre-mounted with tires in those sizes so this would be only way we could get you the two things you mentioned. Unless you'd be okay with an aluminum wheel and 205 tire like # AM34659 which is also corrosion resistant.
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  • Can Load Range C ST205/75R14 Tires on Trailer be Replaced with Load Range D Tires
  • You can absolutely change to an ST205/75R14 tire that has a Load Range D, such as the excellent Westlake Radial Trailer Tire # 274-000012, on your trailer. This tire will have a maximum load of 2,040 pounds at 65 psi like you mentioned. The higher load range tire will fit your existing wheel without causing any harm to it or the trailer. You will just want to make sure that the valve stem on your wheels are rated for up to 65 psi, which they most likely are. I have attached a short video...
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  • Available 13-Inch Special Trailer Tires and Wheels
  • The two sizes of 13-inch trailer wheel/tire we offer are 175/80-13 and 185/80-13. Both of these tires are about 24-inches in overall diameter when inflated. The size 175/80-13 will be about 24.1-inches overall and the 185/80-13 will be about 24.4-inches overall. Inflation pressure and tread wear can affect these diameters. You always need to have enough space around a tire for the normal up-and-down motion of the axle and suspension. We recommend at least 3-inches of clearance as a general...
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  • Replacement Radial Tire and Wheel Size 4.80x12 for Highway Speeds
  • To get your high speed radial tires with wheel, we will need to move away from the galvanized wheel. We have the following options that each have a powder coat finish that will still work well on your kayak trailer: Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 12" Silver Mod Wheel # AT12R45SM Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 12" White Mod Wheel # AT12R45WM Taskmaster 4.80R12 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 12" White Spoke Wheel # AT12R45WS These combination options are all rated for...
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  • Highest Speed Rated Radial Trailer Tire Size 145/R12
  • The closest we have to what you're looking for is a 145/R12 size tire, Load Range E rated for up to 1,520 pounds at 80 psi, but its speed rating is only 65 mph. It's the only Load Range E tire we have at that size and we don't have any for a 13 inch rim. Another option that may work for you is tire # TT53012C. It's a 5.30R12 size which is about a 1/2 inch skinnier and a 1/*4 inch larger in diameter. It does have an 81 mph speed rating however it's only rated for 1,050 pounds as a...
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  • Best Tire for a Tandem Axle Car Trailer with 7.00x15 Tires
  • I do have options for you but I can tell you now that your car trailer is not rated for anywhere near 15,000 lbs or 16,000 lbs so I highly recommend adjusting your load or purchasing a different trailer. The highest rated 7.00x15 trailer tire we offer is the Kenda Light Truck Tire K391M part # AM10414 which will give you a maximum weight capacity 9,612 lbs (2,403 x 4). In order to obtain a higher weight capacity you would need to upgrade to a 225/75-15 tire like the Contender Radial Trailer...
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  • Trailer Wheels with 6 on 5-1/2 Bolt Pattern and at Least 4-1/2 Pilot Hole to Fit 225/75-15 Tires
  • Wow, you've got a lot going on in that question. First of all we'll get the math out of the way: Tell your dad I'm sorry but 4.29 minus 4.25 equals 0.04. So 4.29 is the larger number by 4 hundredths of an inch. On another hand, he's correct that a 225/75-15 tire can fit a 7 inch wide rim. It actually fits on a 6 and 6-1/2 inch as well and generally with trailers skinnier is better so the tire is more directly under the weight. But all three widths fit which means the Lionshead, part...
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  • Spare Tire and Wheel That is Size ST205/75-D15
  • We have tires which are going to be exact fits. Your tires are ST205/75-D15 (C), so you will need that size bias tires (which is what the "D" stands for) with a load range of C (which, of course, is what the "C" stands for). As for your rims, it depends on what your bolt pattern is. Most likely it is going to be 5 on 4-1/2, though if you are unsure please take a look at the help article on determining the bolt pattern of your wheel that I've attached. If you do have a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt...
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  • Difference Between Galvanized and Aluminum Wheel
  • We have Loadstar 185/80-13 bias tires and wheels, and they are essentially the same weight; the difference is that the galvanized wheel # AM3S334 is steel with an 8-spoke design and is made to resist corrosion. Galvanized wheels are often the type of wheel that people with a boat trailer might use. The Loadstar with an aluminum wheel # AM3S339 has a star spoke pattern and is clear coated on both sides. Each has a load range D with a wheel capacity of 1,660 lbs and speed rating of 81...
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  • Speed Rating of 8 Inch Trailer Tires
  • We have several different tire sizes that fit on 8 inch wheels but they all have the same 65 MPH speed rating. They're all bias Kenda tires and I've linked video reviews of each of them for you. # AM10002 is 4.80/4.00-8 - Load Range B # AM10004 is 4.80/4.00-8 - Load Range C # AM40537 is 18x8.50-8 - Load Range B # AM10010 is 5.70-8 - Load Range B # AM10012 is 5.70-8 - Load Range C # AM1HP22 is 165/65-8 - Load Range C # AM1HP28 is 215/60-8 - Load Range D
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  • Recommended Wheel for ST225/75R15 Goodyear Endurance Tire on a 6,000 lb Travel Trailer
  • The correct Goodyear Endurance Tire part # 724857519 is the ST225/75R15 size that you are looking for. This has a load range of E (2,830 lbs at 80 psi) and a max speed of 87 mph just like what you currently have. For a wheel I recommend the Dexstar Steel Mini Mod Trailer Wheel # AM20539 which is a silver color, has the same weight rating, comes with a limited 2-year warranty, and is made here in the USA. According to the attached psi chart from Goodyear the max amount of pressure that this...
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  • Recommended Replacement Tires 235/80R16 For 5th Wheel Trailer
  • For your replacement tires, I recommend the Taskmaster Contender ST235/80R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range E # C23516E. These tires are rated for 3,520 lbs at 80 psi and have a speed rating of up to 81 mph. These are really nice tires at a great price point. Since you are traveling cross-country, you may want to consider the Westlake ST235/80R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range E # LHWL401 with a weight rating of 3520 lbs at 80 psi and a speed rating of up to 75 mph. The thing...
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  • Trailer Tire Load Ranges, Speed Ratings and Sizes to Avoid Blowouts
  • Special trailer tires in any given size are available in various load ranges as you noted, but they also can have different speed ratings too. Driving a tire faster than its rated speed can lead to failure just like overloading it past its weight capacity can. Both conditions lead to excess heat and that is what typically leads to a tire failure. Since your 18K trailer has 3 axles and 6 tires each tire should be rated for approximately 3000-lbs if you routinely operate the trailer at...
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  • Availability of Trailer Tire Size 8-14.5 for Mobile Home Trailer
  • Those two tire sizes are very different. The 8-14.5 fits on a wheel that has a diameter of 14.5 inches and the 5.70-8 fits on a 8 inch wheel. Since you said mobile home trailer tire sounds like you are in need of an 8-14.5 which for that we have the part # AM10289 which has a capacity of 3,070 lbs when inflated to 116 psi.
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  • Does Larger Size Trailer Tire Need to be Used for Highway Use
  • As long as you there is room inside your fenders the Kenda 5.30-12 Bias Trailer Tire with 12" Galvanized Wheel # AM30850 will work just fine for your trip. It isn't as much about the size of the tire as it is just making sure they aren't overloaded and the max speed rating isn't exceeded. This combo has a load range C (1,045 lbs at 80 psi) and a 65 mph speed rating. The bigger tire (5.30-12) is about 1-1/2" larger in diameter and 1" wider than your current tires. Make sure that you will...
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  • Recommended Trailer Tire Size ST235/85R16 With Load Range G
  • For the ST235/85R16 tire, we have one other option for you in a load range G. I recommend the Taskmaster Provider ST235/85R16 Radial Trailer Tire - Load Range G # TTWPRG235R16. This is a comparable tire to the # LHWL410 you mentioned at a good cost. The Provider has a 14 ply rating, a tread depth of 16/32 inch and a speed rating of 75 mph. I've attached a video review of this product for you.
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  • Color of Wheel on Castle Rock ST205/75R14 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 14 Silver PVD Wheel
  • The wheel on the Castle Rock ST205/75R14 Radial Trailer Tire w/ 14" Smoke PVD Wheel # 274-000001 is called "smoke"; it has a smoke PVD powder coat, which is possibly why there may be some reports of black wheels as it is a bit darker than silver. The wheel by itself (without the tire) is the Lionshead # 274-000023. This is a 14" diameter x 5-1/2" wide wheel with a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern. If you are unsure of what your bolt pattern is you can use the linked help article which explains...
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