RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-05-2020, 10:25 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2020
Posts: 1
Is it possible to increase tire size from 12" to 13" ?

Hello

I own a 2021 Rockwood Freedom 1940 LTD tent camper and wonder what it would take to increase wheel size from 12" to 13". My goal would be to improve road clearance. Would I jeopardize the trailer axle if I did this ?

Before getting the 1940 LTD, I owned a 1640 LTD. I think both of these tent campers would look better and tow better on dirt roads (roads less traveled) if they had larger diameter tires.

Anyway, I am looking for thoughts from anyone who has done or thought about doing this. Also, if you have done it, how did you do it?
Joseph L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2020, 10:52 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Hills of Northwestern PA
Posts: 1,232
If you can get wheels that fit your bolt pattern and will clear the wheel wells, no probs.
If you can shift from 12”s to 13”s, you’ll have a lot more choices of load and speed capacity.
And you can “flip” the axle under the springs for more clearance.
__________________
2019 Cherokee Wolf Pup 16BHS flipped axle
2019 Ford F-150 S-Crew 5.5 bed V8 w/tow package, TBC, Tow Mirrors, 3.55, 7000# GVWR, 1990#CC
Husky Centerline TS WDH 400-600# spring bars
Boomerweps is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tire

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:29 PM.