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WHAT GIVES 14.5x8 trailer tires


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Old 10-31-2015, 07:48:54 PM
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Default WHAT GIVES 14.5x8 trailer tires

ok bought replacement tires for my 6 ton trailer , why are the new ones so small ,, same size load range G what happened to the width and height ?




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more confusion,, trailer is a factory made one, why would they use house trailer axles ?
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Default Re: WHAT GIVES 14.5x8 trailer tires

The small tire is a 7x14.5 ( 8 ply ) The old tire is a 8x14.5 (10 ply ) I would return the new ones, they will not do the job the 8x14.5 will do. I run a three axle 24ft. trailer with the 8x14.5 and get good service from them. Roger Weinhold AKA Charlie 1925 , Good luck on your projects.

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Old 11-01-2015, 08:26:47 AM
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the small ones may not be D.O.T .house trailer tires are not DOT tires
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Old 11-01-2015, 03:55:27 PM
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Default Re: WHAT GIVES 14.5x8 trailer tires

Both are house trailer tires. Older ones were 7's and newer ones are 8's. Return them. You want the 8's. Also, if you are buying new tires, you want the type that is called a "lowboy" tire.
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lowboy tires as you call them are DOT for hwy use and will not get you a ticket . house trailer tires are for use on a house trailer only . house trailer axel wheel and tires can get you a ticket. they make axel tire and wheel that are DOT. and there are a lot of different if you ever see one you will know it.
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