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Old 02-05-2012, 01:15 PM   #1
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Can you put 15"/16" tires/rims?

can these work on a 2306 rockwood tt/many more tires to choose from ,has any one tried this??.....I love this forum ya'll always help when questions are asked,very polite group of rvers.
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Old 02-05-2012, 01:57 PM   #2
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I plan on doing this myself. Taking some measurements there appears to be plenty of room. I plan to go from the 205/75 14 load range c tires to a 225/75 15 d load range. Also gives me roughly 2" larger diameter tire. Ground clearance is an issue for the type of camping I do as well as a stouter sidewall.
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Old 02-05-2012, 02:25 PM   #3
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send Darren (Teamgl) a Private Message - he has the flagstaff and was going add bigger tires - he had a 2" lift kit ftom forest river but not sure if he ever used it or not.

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Watch the tire clearance at the top of the wheel well. Some campers (like our Rockwood 2605) don't have much clearance even with the stock diameter tires.

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Are you asking if you can put 15" tires on 16" rims?
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Are you asking if you can put 15" tires on 16" rims?
I would hope not but from what I can gather they want to either fit 15" or 16" tire and rim combo under their 2306 - doubt it will work without some sort of a lift kit

I can tell you from what space I have under my 2306 - I highly doubt you will be able to fit 15" tires without some sort of a lift cause like Dave said there isnt much clearance - I have the 14" tire upgrade with the dual steps.
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I am sure from trailer to trailer is different. I am looking at doing it on a Grey Wolf 19rr. From my measurements it should have plenty of room to go up what I want to without a lift. The 19rr dosen't have the fender skirts which gives alot more room.
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If you change the tire/rim combination, make sure you check/adjust your hitch, to get your trailer back level when towing, assuming it is now. No, you can't put 16 inch tires on 15 in rims, or 15 inch tires on 16 inch rims. for that matter. You may have room to swap all the wheels and the tires to a larger size. Measure carefully.
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Old 02-15-2012, 10:18 PM   #9
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on a 2306 rockwood tt/many more tires to choose from ,has any one tried this??.....I love this forum ya'll always help when questions are asked,very polite group of rvers.
Based on my experience with A 2011 23LB (or 2306) I would say this is not a viable option in stock form. In looking at the photos of the 2012 models, I would say 'measure carefully, my friend.'

take a look-see under the camper to verify your clearance between the the top of the tire and the inner finder well (top, bottom, side - forward and aft. also verify the distance between the tires.

The distance between the tires does not allow for much room for a larger wheel. See photo below.

My recommendation - pick a great tire for your rim and enjoy the camper. without significant modification, this camper format is not suited for a tire with a significantly larger outer diameter.

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Old 02-15-2012, 10:29 PM   #10
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found some photos

moved from the stock tires on the 13" rims to an off road tire on the 14" rims. the outer diameter of the new tire is 26.6"- this required a .5" lift on the camper.

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