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Old 04-26-2015, 01:05 AM   #1
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Anyone use oversized tire covers?

I have an opportunity to purchase some Adco Tire covers for next to nothing ($15 for 4 new ones), but they are one size too big. I am wondering how bad the fit would really be? For what it's worth, my tires are near the tall end of the scale for "the proper size"...according to Adco.
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Old 04-26-2015, 05:43 AM   #2
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I have an opportunity to purchase some Adco Tire covers for next to nothing ($15 for 4 new ones), but they are one size too big. I am wondering how bad the fit would really be? For what it's worth, my tires are near the tall end of the scale for "the proper size"...according to Adco.
For $15.00 bucks I would buy them in a hot minute. You can always make them fit, there just sitting there to cover the tire....
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Old 04-26-2015, 06:35 AM   #3
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Easy enough to add an extra strap or bungee cord is needed.

The covers I have are a tight fit (Walmart) so those may go on easy.
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Old 04-26-2015, 10:01 AM   #4
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I had individual tire covers on my 5er that I just traded in on for a new 5er. The covers would blow off in high wind storms and the storage lot owner would collect them. He would hand them to me when I showed up for the trailer the next time. Will to prevent them from blowing off in the future; I purchased 4 tie down straps at a auto parts store. I use them to strap on the tire covers and they have never blown off again. The straps where less than $15 for the four of them.


Now everybody who covers their tires have similar straps or bung cords around their tire covers in the storage lot.
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I had a set of covers left over from my class A 22 inch tires on my motorhome. I put them on my new class C, works fine, they seem to stay on better being larger than the tight fit.
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For that $$ I would grab them up! They only cover the tires to protect them. You can easily "tuck" them behind or sew a pleat into the backside somewhere....
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If you feel they flap around you can always put a block of wood on top of the tire.
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Thank you for all the responses. I will try to grab these if it's not too late.
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My Grey Wolf cover lost its elasticity, so I used to small bungy cords in an 'X' pattern on the back side to keep it on the tire. You could also lace a cord around the seam to act as a draw string to pull it tight.
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Buy them, that's a great deal. At the very most 1 size bigger is one inch.
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