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Old 05-18-2007, 09:06 AM   #1
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16' Bambi wheel questions - lug holes? Alcoa?

Someone asked me a question about upgrading their 16' Bambi and I'm missing some answers....

Does anyone out there know the width and lug hole distance on the 14" 5 lug wheels that come with the standard 16' Bambi? Are the stock wheels 14"x7" 5-4.5"s, 14"x8" 5-5.5"s, or something else entirely?

Also, I see that Alcoa makes 15" 5 lug aftermarket aluminum trailer wheels. Has anyone out there had experience with Alcoa wheels? Or know of any other good sources for 15" 5 lug trailer wheels?

thanks in advance,

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Old 05-21-2007, 03:19 PM   #2
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The answer came courtesy of Airstream:

Originally Posted by airstream
The wheel is a 14 x 6 on 4.5 centers, 5 lug with no offset. I hope this helps.

Dick Deardurff
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So, if you want to upgrade the tires on your 16' Bambi from 215/75R14 LR Cs to 225/75R15 LR Ds without upgrading your axle you need a 15" wheel that matches the pattern above and has sufficient PSI and rim weight ratings.

I found one in aluminum at Eastern Marine - for details see below.

thanks and enjoy,

Utility & Boat Trailer Tires / Aluminum, Galvanized & Painted Trailer Wheels
15" 5 on 4.5 Lug Aluminum Trailer Wheel
STOCK #: 1350116
Rim Pattern: Modular
Tire Diameter: 15"
Rim Width: 6"
Rim Finish: Polished Aluminum
Rim Weight Rating: 2150 lbs. @ 65 psi
5 lug on 4.5" Bolt Circle, 3-1/8" Center Hole
Price: $99.00
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