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Old 02-23-2013, 08:40 AM   #15
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There is a gotcha to keep in mind. My trailer came with four aluminum wheels which are pretty thick at the bolt holes. The spare is steel and thus much thinner. The nuts one orders must have enoungh internal thread space for when the steel wheel is used or the spare will really wobbhle since the bolts would not tighten.

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Old 02-23-2013, 09:21 AM   #16
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hmmm, good point Switz. I'm pretty sure the recommended McGards were the same length (inside) as the OEM ones......but I never tried the spare with either ones.


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I got some just like Robert's picture from Advance Auto up the street. Be careful though, there are two types they carry, the difference is the back end - one is tapered and the other one is not. Take one with you.
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Originally Posted by dznf0g View Post
hmmm, good point Switz. I'm pretty sure the recommended McGards were the same length (inside) as the OEM ones......but I never tried the spare with either ones.
Wasn't a problem for us when we picked up a nail...

But best to check your application though, wheels vary.


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