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Old 11-05-2020, 10:25 PM   #1
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Is it possible to increase tire size from 12" to 13" ?


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?
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Old 11-05-2020, 10:52 PM   #2
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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
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