Trailer Wheel Torque Procedure

Trailer Wheel Torque Procedure

1. After mounting a trailer wheel over the studs, thread and snug the lug nuts on the studs by hand. This will reduce the possibility of cross threading.

2. Following the order of the "Torque Sequence" illustration (see below) for your particular bolt pattern, torque the lug nuts 25 ft/lb.

3. Again, in sequential order, torque the lug nuts to 50% of their final torque value.

4. Finally, in sequential order, torque the lug nuts to 100% of their final torque value.

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Trailer Wheels and Tires Technical Definitions Guide

You may not think of your trailer wheels as being particularly specialized, but there are actually many specific measurements that must be just right. The wheel's size ensures that it flows smoothly with the others and that the cargo you are carrying on the trailer has a smooth, safe ride to your destination. When you're measuring your trailer wheel, you need to pay attention to several specific dimensions.
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Trailer Wheel and Tire Fitment Guide

To find the appropriate Trailer Tire for your Trailer Wheel, please view the fitment chart below.

Our Trailer Wheels and Trailer Tires have been rigorously tested, to ensure that they exceed Department of Transportation standards. If you still have questions, please contact our tech help department toll free at (800) 281-0769 International Callers please dial +001 (714) 995-4353.

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The following map depicts the FedEx Ground service area that is currently available, and the approximate delivery times from our warehouse in Cypress, California U.S.A.   

Ground service to residential addresses (Home Delivery) in some major metropolitan areas is available Monday through Saturday. 

Ground service to business addresses is available Monday through Friday.

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How to measure your trailer rim lug pattern

When you’re looking to upgrade the wheels on your trailer or you need new trailer wheel hubs, you need to know the lug pattern to determine the correct size. Typical trailer wheel sizes range from 14-to-18-inch with 4 lug, 5 lug, 6 lug or 8 lug patterns. The lug pattern measures the diameter around the circle formed by the lugs on the wheel. Two numbers designate lug patterns, the first is the number of lugs on the wheel and the second is the distance measured across from each lug, or the diameter.
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Aluminum Trailer Rims vs. Galvanized Trailer Rims

When it comes to choosing trailer rims, there’s more to consider than style. You’ll need to ensure that your rims can withstand any substance or chemical they may be exposed to. This is especially important if you’re planning to use your trailer for marine purposes. Salt water can wreak havoc on rims, causing them to corrode. Choosing the correct metal for you trailer rims is more than a matter of visual appearance but one of durability. Here are some benefits and advantages to take into consideration when determining whether aluminum or galvanized trailer rims are right for you.
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