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Old 08-10-2015, 09:36 AM   #1
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Spare Wheel - Where to Buy

Hi all,
I've been searching for a while, but I can't find any info on where to buy a spare. I'm really surprised too. Tons of info about buying tires, but I can't find anything about buying the whole wheel/tire combo.

Where is the best place to buy a spare tire/wheel combo? Do you normally just buy them from an RV dealer or RV store, or is there a tire chain store that sells them more reasonably?

For info (to answer questions that I've seen come up in almost all the threads I have found):
1. No, my camper didn't come with a spare (the old "better to call roadside assistance" excuse at the dealer). And I knew it when I bought it.
2. I am aware of roadside assistance, necessary tools, not worth it, etc. opinions. I have decided to carry a spare.


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Old 08-10-2015, 09:42 AM   #2
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You can get a 'spare' rim and tire from almost any place that sells tires. But..... make sure that the 'spare' is of the same spects as the tire/rim that is on your unit. If you have a 'special' type of rim. Take one off your unit and take it in and have it ordered for you.

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Old 08-11-2015, 09:42 PM   #4
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Thanks Penny. I looked into Costco, Walmart and NTB, but they only sell the tires. Etrailer has them for 1/2 of what a local place would charge (although the tires may not be as good).

I'll try a couple of more places, then order online if I need to.
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Old 08-12-2015, 11:21 AM   #5
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Old 08-12-2015, 11:31 AM   #6
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it is interesting that on (Canada) when I did a search for trailer tire all I get is tires mounted on rims but only has tires without the rim. Most places should be able to get you a basic rim and have a tire mounted. If you want one that matches your trailer (specialty rim) that may be more dificult.

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Please post what vehicle the rim must fit and tire size?
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Old 08-12-2015, 12:03 PM   #8
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I got the matching wheel for my camper on ebay.
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Old 08-12-2015, 12:28 PM   #10
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I get my wheel Assemblies at the local horse trailer outlet or at the local farm trailer outlet.

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