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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-22-2001, 09:15 AM
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rim size--does it matter?

I have 14" wheels on my boat trailer. I was going to use one of my old YJ spare tires as a spare on my boat trailer--but it is a 15" wheel. Will this really matter if all I'm using it for is a spare??

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Re: rim size--does it matter?

1 14 and 1 15 on at the same time would be bad the trailer would trach terribly why not just use both yj tires and another for a spare you must have all 4 right

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Re: rim size--does it matter?

Would depend on the OD of the tire, not the rim size, I would think. If the 15" had like a 195 or a 205 on it, or something, and the 14" had a 235 on it, maybe they'd be close ???

But, if it was me, and I got a flat, I'd put it on - it would beat bolting a pizza on it. [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/wink.gif[/img] Pizzas won't hold up a boat. [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] I'd replace the flat 14" tire as soon as possible, though.


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