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Old 07-01-2010, 10:03 AM   #1
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Offset for Aluminum Rims

Can anyone help me with what rim/tire combo would work best on a 1971 27' Airstream Overlander International. Can I purchase 15x7 centerline rims with ST 225/75 R15 tires as a good combination?

I am new and would appreciate any advice...thank you

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Old 07-01-2010, 12:01 PM   #2
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I can not comment on the older rim offset but what I would suggest is take one of your current rims into any tire store that sell aftermarket rims and ask them to measure the offset.

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I could be wrong, but I believe they are zero offset. I know the backspacing is 4 inches. I just installed a set of standard 6-lug alloy trailer wheels with 225/75/15 tires that I purchased through a local utility trailer dealership on my '69. The tire size is perfect.
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I think zero offset is correct
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Don't know if it helps, but the offset on the newer trailers is 0. I just purchased a set of aluminum whees from Aluminum Trailer Wheels these folks, I found them very helpful and I'll bet they would know the answer, I think they work a lot with Airstream owners.
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i think they also should be rated around 2600 lbs.

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