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Old 04-12-2010, 10:02 AM   #1
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1959 28' Amdassador and split rim wheels

I have a 1959 28' Amdassador and I need to get rid of the split wheels and old tires. Any suggestions on what wheels and tires I should be considering for replacements. Also I understand that the leaf springs may need to be replaced. All suggestions are welcome.
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I have a 1959 28' Amdassador and I need to get rid of the split wheels and old tires. Any suggestions on what wheels and tires I should be considering for replacements. Also I understand that the leaf springs may need to be replaced. All suggestions are welcome.
The steel wheels must be rated for at least 2600 pounds, 15 inch x 6 inches wide and with a bolt pattern of 6 holes on a 5 1/2 bolt circle, with a zero offset.

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Leaf springs have a longer service life than torsion rod springs. So you might save some money and inspect the springs for broken leaves and ride height of trailer before just replacing the springs.

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Wow... Great advice from you guys. Now I will start shopping for steel wheels and 225 X 75 X 15 tires. Once I get these on I will be able to get under the camper to inspect the leaf springs. Now if they are broken or sagging what should I do?
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Replace if broken.

Just report back in a new thread what you find.

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Vintage Trailer Supply.com has the correct wheel for your trailer & they are powdercoated satin black as well.
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Vintage Trailer Supply.com has the correct wheel for your trailer & they are powdercoated satin black as well.
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SATIN BLACK? is that the Victoria's Secret edition? sexy.

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