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Old 04-20-2018, 03:14 PM   #1
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I have a 2013 19’ Escape with the 14” steel wheels and 205-75-14 tires. I want to change to a modular aluminum wheel that’s only available in a 15” wheel. Any problem going with a 15” wheel with 205-75-15 tires?
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Old 04-20-2018, 06:12 PM   #2
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205/75R14 tires have a diameter of 26.1"

205/75R15 tires have a diameter of 27.1"

That means the 15" tires have a 1/2" larger radius than the 14" tires.

Since the 19' has a tandem axle, the distance in between the tires will be 1" less using 15" tires than it was with the 14". Also, the trailer will be a 1/2" higher and the tires will be 1/2" closer to the top of the wheel well.

You might want to check the rim offset on the rims you like - the Escape comes with a zero offset rim.
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Old 04-20-2018, 06:27 PM   #3
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205/75R14 tires have a diameter of 26.1"

205/75R15 tires have a diameter of 27.1"

That means the 15" tires have a 1/2" larger radius than the 14" tires.

Since the 19' has a tandem axle, the distance in between the tires will be 1" less using 15" tires than it was with the 14". Also, the trailer will be a 1/2" higher and the tires will be 1/2" closer to the top of the wheel well.

You might want to check the rim offset on the rims you like - the Escape comes with a zero offset rim.
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Old 04-20-2018, 08:32 PM   #4
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I have a 2013 19’ Escape with the 14” steel wheels and 205-75-14 tires. I want to change to a modular aluminum wheel that’s only available in a 15” wheel. Any problem going with a 15” wheel with 205-75-15 tires?
I specifically asked Tammy from ETI this question for our 2010 19 with 14” wheels. She said that the tire size that is now stock (205-75-15) will fit without issue.
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Old 04-20-2018, 08:37 PM   #5
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Ok sounds great.
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Old 05-18-2018, 02:40 PM   #6
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New aluminum wheels really look great.
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Old 05-18-2018, 02:41 PM   #7
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Old 05-18-2018, 04:18 PM   #10
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Make sure to get 5 on 4 1/2 lug pattern, with zero offset as mentioned above. Here's the wheel Escape uses when you order the aluminum wheels option, and the spec sheet from the manufacturer.
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