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Old 04-29-2019, 03:10 PM   #1
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Can I change from ST205 to ST225?

Gonna replace tires on our 2017 21í Escape with a high lift kit. Is it OK to switch from an ST205 to an ST225?

What will that buy me?

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Gonna replace tires on our 2017 21í Escape with a high lift kit. Is it OK to switch from an ST205 to an ST225?

What will that buy me?

Fred M.

Fred,
I quick search of ST205 & 225R75-15 shows about 1ľ" larger diameter for 225, so that will lift your trailer half that, or 5/8". It may need a wider wheel to wear properly, though.

(IMO, a lot of trouble & cost for little gain.)
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Fred,
I quick search of ST205 & 225R75-15 shows about 1ľ" larger diameter for 225, so that will lift your trailer half that, or 5/8". It may need a wider wheel to wear properly, though.

(IMO, a lot of trouble & cost for little gain.)


Hmmm...didnít think about a wider wheel.
Thanks for your thoughts. Gonna decide tomorrow. Maybe Goodyear Endurance?
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While I like the Maxxis 8008's better than the original Carlisle tires, next set will probably be the Goodyear Endurance as the reviews are good and are made in USA.
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If you have the aluminum wheels the specs say it works:

Fits Tire Size:
225/75-15 and 205/75-15
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If you have the aluminum wheels the specs say it works:



Fits Tire Size:

225/75-15 and 205/75-15


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With tandem axles and wider wheels, are you going to have more tire scrubbing? I donno.
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Goodyear Endurance ST205/75R/15 D range has $80 instant rebate till end of the year when you buy 4 tires at Sam’s Club.
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With tandem axles and wider wheels, are you going to have more tire scrubbing? I donno.


I may just stick to the ST205 tires.
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Goodyear Endurance ST205/75R/15 D range has $80 instant rebate till end of the year when you buy 4 tires at Samís Club.

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