5.30-12 tire question

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Buck commander
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5.30-12 tire question

Post by Buck commander »

Hello! I am new to the forum. Trailer is a Lowe roughneck 16ft jon boat.

Question if i can go to the larger rim and tire already mounted that walmart sells or lowes ? Think its just a little larger need new rims and tires asap.

2ply 4 or 6


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lckstckn2smknbrls
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5.30-12 tire question

Post by lckstckn2smknbrls »

You have 5.30x12 now and want to change to what size tire?
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ktoelke54
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Re: 5.30-12 tire question

Post by ktoelke54 »

etrailers is a great online website. They have a FAQ page as well as some well-trained customer service people. They give several options in each tire size. For instance, if you decide to go with a larger than stock tire, you’ll need to know the height of both the old and new size to make sure you have adequate fender clearance. They also cary a selection of bias and radial ply tires. There is a big difference in speed ratings, also a consideration.


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