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Old 10-18-2015, 08:07 AM   #1
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I have a 2011 Winnebago Vista with 19 inch wheels and tires. Can I put larger tires on this rig and what are the possible negative consequences?

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Old 10-18-2015, 08:45 AM   #2
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I have a 2011 Winnebago Vista with 19 inch wheels and tires. Can I put larger tires on this rig and what are the possible negative consequences?

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not sure larger tires are available, you would need to check the clearances around the wheel wells , especially the front. larger tires will change the speedo reading and lower your acceleration, stopping ability and put a greater load on the engine, it will also affect you fuel economy.
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I would start by calling customer service for the company that made your chassis (Ford, Chevy?) and ask them if the larger wheels were an option for your MH. They should be able to tell your drive train will accommodate the larger wheels. If they say it's OK then I would call Winnebago and ask if your model MH will accommodate the larger wheels. If they say it's OK then I would find out exactly how much it would cost to replace the wheels and tires. Then I would give it some serious thought about whether the potential improvement in performance is really worth the expense. Good luck.
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I would start by calling customer service for the company that made your chassis (Ford, Chevy?) and ask them if the larger wheels were an option for your MH. They should be able to tell your drive train will accommodate the larger wheels. If they say it's OK then I would call Winnebago and ask if your model MH will accommodate the larger wheels. If they say it's OK then I would find out exactly how much it would cost to replace the wheels and tires. Then I would give it some serious thought about whether the potential improvement in performance is really worth the expense. Good luck.
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You have some fairly large tires on already. Larger tires may give you some benefits but you could be sadly disappointed in performace climbing hills and acceleration. Unless you are always driving downhill or with a tail wind.
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