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Old 09-18-2013, 02:38 PM   #1
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Tires. Again!

Currently have Goodyear 275/80r/22.5. Want to replace with hankook 295/75r/22.5. Hankook tires are 2/10s inch larger Tire dealer says the clearance should be fine. 2006 monaco diplomat.

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The diameter doesn't appear to be a problem, what about clearance between the duals? That could be a problem but probably not. Best to check it though.

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Are you buying new rims as well?
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Oh Lpok. It's a "GANGSTA" RV! Must be one of the first Rap stars to retire. Oh yeah. They were called "The over the hill gang"!
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Old 09-18-2013, 05:09 PM   #5
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Our 2005 Diplomat has 275/70R22.5 Hankooks which are the size of the original Goodyears that were on the coach. Will this size work for you?
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I replaced my mix of overage tires from the prior owner with Hankook AH12 11R 22.5 16 plys and LOVE the improvements in ride, handling and quiet.
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Old 09-20-2013, 03:11 PM   #7
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The 295's are 20mm, or approximately 7/8" wider. The diameter is so close you won't notice a difference in final drive ratio accelerating or braking. As one person stated, as long as there is enough clearance between the duals, you'll be fine; and most likely, you've got plenty of room. Having 120mm more width of rubber on the road will increase rolling drag, but in a MH, I doubt you'll notice.
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Are you buying new rims as well?
Looks like both sizes spec 8.25" wheels
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