Need new 12" wheels and tires? - Fiberglass RV

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Old 07-20-2013, 04:29 PM   #1
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Need new 12" wheels and tires?

Occasionally someone posts a good deal available for a limited time... like this:
ST145/R12 Trailer Tire Assembly for $99.99 from July 23 - July 28 in this week's sale flyer (page 14).

These are 145R12 C tires for trailer service only, the smallest size in Carlisle's Radial Trail RH series, with a steel wheel included. They are incorrectly listed as "ST145/R12" in the ad, and also incorrectly listed as "ST145/12" in Carlisle's online listing. The sticker I saw on these in the store was even worse, showing them as ST145/75R12, I think... but the sidewall clearly shows that they are 145R12 C (commercial), Load Range D.

These may only be a good deal if you need wheels, and are buying in Canada.

I realize that few of our trailers use 12" wheels, but if you have a Fiber Stream, for instance, these are a good upgrade from old-style 5.20-12 tires, or even 4.80-12 if you don't mind the extra inch of overall diameter.

1979 Boler B1700RGH, pulled by 2004 Toyota Sienna LE 2WD
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:38 PM   #2
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They are fairly close to the original 6.00 - 13 on many of our trailers. I put them on my boler American. I show a pic of the comparative difference in sizes here:
Restoring Our 1972 Boler American
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