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Old 12-02-2013, 08:24 AM   #15
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When buying wheels you have to know the Offset of the wheel to insure there is not a clearance problem. All wheels are not made to the same offset. The 16 in. wheels I use have a +5mm offset, that moves the wheel inward by 5mm. to give fender clearance.

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Old 12-02-2013, 08:48 AM   #16
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The SenDel wheels used by Airstream have a "zero" offset. That is why I ordered the same wheels and tires as Airstream uses to preclude clearance issues on our new trailer.

I lack the knowledge to comment on the more "mature" Airstreams still being enjoyed.

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