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Old 01-23-2009, 11:20 PM   #1
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ID:	74446i have just purchased a 76 argosy 28' and im wanting to buy some wheel liners the tires on it are 8r 19.5 so i no i need liners of 19.5 but they ask bolt pattern which i need to no the bolt pattern?if anyone can help as all the manuals i have on this old girl doesnt state it .i have checked a few threads but so many .any help would be appreciated!thanks
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:26 PM   #2
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The bolt pattern for the Argosy is the same 8-bolt pattern as used on the Chevy 1-ton trucks of the 70s and 80s. If I'm not mistaken the original rim size was 16.5" however any 16" GM dually wheel should work as well.

On our 20' Argosy motorohome we traded the 16.5" wheels for some 16" wheels. The 16" wheels are easier to buy tires for and a cheaper as well.

Hope this answers your question.

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The bolt pattern for the Argosy is the same 8-bolt pattern as used on the Chevy 1-ton trucks of the 70s and 80s. If I'm not mistaken the original rim size was 16.5" however any 16" GM dually wheel should work as well.

Hi, count the lugs; Seems to have the same 10 lug pattern that my 1986 P-30 truck had. GM used five lugs on the front wheels and all ten on the rear. My P-30 had 19.5" wheels.
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I just checked a picture of a 76 Argosy 28' that had 5 lug front and 10 lug rear wheels. That was a surprise for me as I had thought most of the Argosy motorhomes I've been look at had 8 lug wheels like our 74 20' Argosy motorhome.

Also I didn't notice the original post mentioned 19.5" tires which is a dead give away for 10 bolt wheels.

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ya it has the 5 lug front 10 rear the wheel liners say they will bolt to a 7.25" bolt circle thats what im woundering if they will work for me? thanks
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ya it has the 5 lug front 10 rear the wheel liners say they will bolt to a 7.25" bolt circle thats what im woundering if they will work for me? thanks
The only info I could find doing a quick Google search was the following website: "Centramatic Automatic Truck Wheel Balancers will save you tires.Trucks and Hummers, wheel balancer, tire balancer, Centramatic,tire balancer for horse trailers,tire balancing,wheel balance,spin balance,tire rotation,18 wheeler,tire tread,wheel weigh
They list the Chevy P30 chassis with the 19.5 wheels as having a 7.25" bolt pattern.

That sure does seem like a small bolt circle pattern though. I would measure before I would buy anything for your wheels.

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rv-n, Welcome. The bolt pattern is determined by measuring the diameter of an imaginary circle drawn though the center of the wheel lugs.



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Smile thanks to the responses!!!!!

thanks to all the responses as i found that a 1976 argosy 28' with 8r 19.5 tires 5 lug front and 10 lug rear bolt pattern 7.25" as i measured from bolt to bolt i also was blessed to get all history paper work plus got all manuals to appliancees and vechile . so dont hesitate to ask a question as i would try to help you out .....
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