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Old 05-27-2004, 09:32 PM   #1
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Spare Wheel for a 2002 Safari

I'm looking to purchase a wheel to mount a spare tire for my 2002 Safari. The specifications are as follows: 15x6, Lugs 6 on 5 1/2 Rated foe 2600lbs @ 75 psi.. Airstream wants $200 for the steel wheel alone being used on the OEM assembly. Any leads or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 05-28-2004, 08:31 AM   #2
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You might contact the Airstream service department. They just replaced all 4 aluminum wheels on my trailer due to corrosion. It was only a cosmetic problem, so if they still have them laying around they might sell them to you cheap.
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Thanks Dan. I'll give it a try. I'll let you know what I find out.
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Randy:

That sounds like the price for an aluminum wheel - not steel! I just bought a steel rim, to use as a spare, from Marty's USRV in Berkley, Ma. for my 2000 30' Excella. Their price for the rim was $49.02, plus shipping.
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Thanks to Darrick Sweeden at Southwest Wheel in Dallas, TX for solving my spare wheel issue. The cost was $28. Received the wheel in three days from TX. Awesome service.
Late model Safari owners needing a spare wheel look no further than :

http://www.etrailerpart.com/modtrailerwheels.htm

Part number #128698 wheel will meet all of the specifications needed for your Safari at a great price.
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