Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 01-03-2014, 05:59 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 47
Bigger tires?

Has anyone or is it even possible to install 22.5 " tires / rims on Ford F 53 22,000 lbs chassis that came with 19.5" tires / wheels. If it has been done did it improve the ride?
__________________

__________________
Mustanghoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 01-03-2014, 06:28 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
vsheetz's Avatar


 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 11,791
Clearance, gearing , wheels, maybe engine/transmission tune, etc. I would think difficult to cost justify.

For ride improvement think shocks. If handling is a factor then that is another topic.
__________________

__________________
Vince and Susan
2011 Tiffin Phaeton 40QTH (Cummins ISC/Freightliner)
Flat towing a modified 2005 Jeep (Rubicon Wrangler)
Previously a 2002 Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37A and a 1995 Safari Trek 2830.
vsheetz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2014, 08:45 PM   #3
Member
 
Yellowpointe's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 40
Lift kit and new tranny should do it
__________________
Yellowpointe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2014, 10:27 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Florence, Oregon
Posts: 227
There's more to it than just a simple replacement. Do you even have safe clearance in your wheel wells? And also importantly, will you have proper spacing between your real dual tires? There MUST be a certain minimum spacing between dual tires or you risk damage and blowouts on the rear duals.
__________________
Ed & Lynn on the Oregon Coast
2013 Tiffin Allegro 34TGA
2006 Scion xA toad
Ed_G is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2014, 02:30 AM   #5
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 47
Thanks for the input. I have my answers. Ending thread...
__________________
Mustanghoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
tires



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.