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Old 02-12-2015, 12:35 PM   #15
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We just bought a 61 Bambi and have it at a friends about 35 miles away. I want to bring it home but the rims are so rusty we can't trust them. We have spent hours at junkyards with templates to get the right rim. We finally found Nissan rims with a slighly smaller center hole. We are having a machine shop shave the outside of the hub a small amount, so these rims will fit. We will evantually replace the duratorque axle with a new one.
If you are buying new wheels many trailer supply stores have proper wheels or gogle trailer wheels many sites will come up, also you need to no offset of rims that your trailer used, and car wheels are no no for trailer use.

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Old 02-12-2015, 01:17 PM   #16
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Ha Ha! Check out the date on this old thread! It was the first one on the Forums!

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