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Old 06-12-2013, 05:58 PM   #1
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Can 15" trailer tires and rims go on a 17b that currently has 14" tires and rims?
Is the larger tire worth the extra money?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:08 PM   #2
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You may need to ask Reace. The high-lift axle option comes with 15" wheels, the two may come together.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:10 PM   #3
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santacruzer, what size tires are on your 17b?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:15 PM   #4
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Mine are 15" with the high-lift axle.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:16 PM   #5
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Thanx santacruzer, I just sent an email off to Escape.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:19 PM   #6
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Mine is also 17B with high-lift and 15" tires.
Currently, Tammy said this morning that they are having email difficulties.
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:19 PM   #7
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Kim at Escape says 15" tires on a 17b without the high lift is okay.
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Old 06-12-2013, 08:37 PM   #8
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What advantage would 15" tires have over 14" ones? Do they cost more and do they last longer, or travel more smoothly?
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:30 PM   #9
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I guess that's the question?
I need new tires so why not upsize to 15" is it worth it?
Larger tires make for a smoother drive on the TV.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:35 PM   #10
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BTW ... What's the deal with the high lift axle?
Why do people option for that?
Doesn't that just raise the center of gravity?
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