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Old 08-06-2009, 06:02 PM   #1
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Wheels for a "68 Ambassador

Hello,

I'm new to the forums and just purchased my 1st AS. It's a 1968 Ambassador, 28ft. Will be doing a restoration on it this winter and would like to know what aluminum wheels would work best for this trailer.
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Mike
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:53 PM   #2
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Wheels for a "68 Ambassador

Greetings Mike!

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Hello,

I'm new to the forums and just purchased my 1st AS. It's a 1968 Ambassador, 28ft. Will be doing a restoration on it this winter and would like to know what aluminum wheels would work best for this trailer.
Thanks,

Mike
There really isn't a one-best answer to this selection as there are many alloy wheels available that meet the minimum specifications for Airstreams. The basic specifications are as follows:



15" X 6"


6 Lug


5.5" on Center


Offset = 0



4.25” Center Bore


2600 LB Capacity


Max PSI-65


Earlier this spring, I purchased a set of alloy wheels for my Overlander and I have been quite pleased with their quality and appearance.



The Wheel that I purchased is above, and I went through Trailer Tire and Wheel with great results -- delivery in about 72 hours following order.

Good luck with your research!

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There are many wheel choices. You choice also has a load restriction. A passenger car type wheeel will not have the load capacity of 2600 #'s to do the job. Keep that in mind when choosing.

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