wheels for a camper trailer

Submitted: Thursday, Mar 10, 2005 at 23:55
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Hello out there I know for sure some one has done this I have just bought a 95 model Jayco off road poptop camper it had 16inch hilux 205s on it and I have a 89 60 series cruiser i would like to put 15inch sunrasia's with 10rx31 tyres just to look the part and to fill the guards a bit ,the hilux wheels look a bit to narrow, if any one out there has had any dealings on this one, your comments would be very handy thank you all Cheers scott
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Reply By: Coops (Goldfields) - Friday, Mar 11, 2005 at 11:09

Friday, Mar 11, 2005 at 11:09
you'll need to reposition the springs so that they're over the axle. There's literally thousands of campervans out there like this and advice should be readily available. Mine was already converted in this manner when I purchased it so I can't help you any further I'm afraid.
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Reply By: Member - Frank - Friday, Mar 11, 2005 at 17:28

Friday, Mar 11, 2005 at 17:28
Its not to look the part is lets have lots of spare tyres you can always unhook and leave mum with the van and get tyres fixed buts its hard to pull the caravan by hand while looking for some one to fix the cars
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Follow Up By: ozi explorer - Saturday, Mar 12, 2005 at 20:57

Saturday, Mar 12, 2005 at 20:57
Not sure I agree on that.... Its much better to have all matching wheel and rim sizes if possible, as for 6 on the road and 2 spare is a much more practicle and safe way to run, than running out of spares and having to leave the missus on the side of the road trying to protect the camper and herself........ I run all same size rubber and mags, and besides the comments I get on the look, its good to know am travelling the best type of way!

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Reply By: scott666 - Sunday, Mar 13, 2005 at 21:43

Sunday, Mar 13, 2005 at 21:43
thanks guys for your input i will get the same size wheels and tyres as my car it will make life a bit simpler in the event of a flat, cheers Scott
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