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Old 10-30-2007, 07:11 AM   #1
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I'm in the process of purchasing a Newmar Canyon Star with workhorse W22 and 1905 Tires.I would like to replace the tires with the 22.5.Can it be done and will it work? Thank you for any answers.
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Old 10-30-2007, 07:11 AM   #2
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I'm in the process of purchasing a Newmar Canyon Star with workhorse W22 and 1905 Tires.I would like to replace the tires with the 22.5.Can it be done and will it work? Thank you for any answers.
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Old 10-30-2007, 07:56 AM   #3
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Hello prjfm501,

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Old 10-30-2007, 08:54 AM   #4
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Welcome prjfm501 to irv2.
The wheel well would not support a larger tire in them. If you can ask Newmar if they would build one with 22.5 tires not sure what they would say but probally wouldn't do it with that coach. Canyon Star

You have to be careful dealers say its a Workhorse when its really a Ford when you look at link you will see that must coachs come on Ford chassis's Workhorse is a option now if that option, more expensive chassis, comes with 22.5 tires than you have the chassis you want.
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Old 10-30-2007, 09:23 AM   #5
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The tire size is what the box manufacturer orders. Its my understanding that you can get 19" or 22.5" tires on the W-20 Workhorse. The W-22 and above all come with the 22.5" tires.

I wouldn't change the tires sizes at all if it were mine as your "box" was designed for the OEM tire size.
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Old 10-30-2007, 09:57 AM   #6
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Changing to larger tires will throw off several things. First of all the speedometer and odometer.
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Old 10-30-2007, 10:32 AM   #7
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In addition to all the above many have said in many casses there is no real advantage to the 22.5s!
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prjfm501, welcome to iRV2.com. We are glad to have you join us. Congratulations on the Canyon Star motorhome. I am sure you will enjoy this website and forum. You have been given good advice. We are a group of fun loving RVers that like to help each other where we can. Any questions you may have, just ask. Good luck and take care.
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prjfm501, Welcome to the IRV2 website glad you joined our group.
Order your coach with the 22.5 wheels/tire combination on a Workhorse chassis this choice gives you a better ride and handling characteristics. Ed.S
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