CAN TRAILER WHEELS BE USED ON CARS?

  • Tiny
  • Njambi
  • 2000 MITSUBISHI 3000GT

Securing the wheel's wear resistance is one of the most important ways to have a safe drive. Frequent traveling on rough surfaces can cause quick abrasion and may result to turn the wheel away.

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 AT 9:16 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Bolt pattern, wheel hub size and wheel depth need to be checked before trying to install these wheels.

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 AT 10:01 AM
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  • Shiku
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Trailer tires are branded with the letters "ST", which stand for "Special Trailer Service." These model tires are compatible with the lower weights of car, boat, and utility trailers. The Tirerack and 502 Motor Sports websites state that "ST-sized tires should never be used on cars, vans or light trucks.

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Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 AT 1:55 PM
  • Tiny
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Yes, trailer wheels can be used on cars. The secret is knowing the bearing capacity for the inner bearing, your intended speed and the proximity of your intended load to the rated capacity.

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Friday, October 12th, 2012 AT 8:37 AM

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