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Old 08-07-2015, 01:07 PM   #1
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Name: Jan
Trailer: 1985 u-haul 13 ft
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We have a 13 ft 1985 u haul RV and need a rim for a spare tire The rims do not have the standard size bolts
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Old 08-09-2015, 05:37 PM   #2
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Trailer: UHaul CT13
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You may want to check threads over on the U-Haul Facebook site. [closed group... you have to join to participate] They've had many discussions of just this problem... unique bolt pattern/spacing and wheel offset. There's a parts cross-reference chart in the "Files" section of the site.
In theory at least, you can still get a rim from U-Haul. I get the impression that the degree of willingness to search one out for you varies a lot from one U-Haul shop to another.
Hubs can also be changed out, in order to give more wheel options.
I recently picked up a space-saver spare with a compatible bolt pattern as an emergency back-up unit...... from a used wheel & tire dealer. Offset wasn't the same, but the tire was narrow enough to fit in the U-Haul wheel-well anyway. [Note: most people frown on the space-saver spare option.]
Best of luck in the hunt.......
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Old 08-09-2015, 07:19 PM   #3
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Gary has it right. Join the Facebook group and look in the "files" section at the top of the page for all kinds of good info
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