I tried to remove the tires from my 60 something scout and someone put 15" Chevy S10 wheels with P225/75-15 tires. Only problem was, I could not get them out. I had to deflate the tires all the way, jack the trailer as high as I could get it and then use my large screwdriver to pry the tire / wheel out from underneath the trailer. Jeesh!!! I am thinking of installing 14" rims with P195/75-14 tires. Anyone have any suggestions? Do they make a skinny 15" trailer tire?
check here www.easternmarine.com/Trailer-Tires-Only-RADIAL/ A lot of these trailers came with 13" wheels. I am not sure what your scout came with. On the above web site you can go back to the home page then go to Departments then to wheels & tires section for all kinds of options and prices.
Last Edit: Nov 18, 2013 15:37:25 GMT -8 by bigbill
I am going to buy a new set of 175x80R13 load range D for my Shasta in the spring. They have a load rating of 1610 lb. each So that will give me a Total load cap of 3220 lb with an empty weight of approximately 1500 lb. that gives me a very safe margin for additional load inside plus nice stiff sidewalls to reduce sway. The cost of the heavier duty tire is very little more than a marginal load tire (cheap insurance against tire trouble).
I agree bigbill. I am in the hunt for some 13" wheels. I am going to try and find some standard wheels at a junkyard that I can paint. If I can't get any there then I guess I am stuck with the modern spoke or modular wheels which I don't really care for on these trailers.