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Am I looking at a new 22.5x8.25 Stud-Centric 10 x 11.25 aluminum wheel in the next week? (Picture attached)

No idea how long I've been rolling like this, but about to do my longest trip yet, and not sure I want to roll like this. This is curb-side drive axle, which catches the most curbs, and the tire also has a unknown depth gouge on it (which was totally my fault)

I'm thinking a new wheel and 12r22.5 to the tag, move the tag up to the drive so the drive axle tires are all evenly worn (all have approximately 2500 miles on them)

I have a spare wheel/old tire on the roof, but it's not even close to being a pretty shiny aluminum wheel. Not even sure it's aluminum-- were the 86 PTs mixed steel/aluminum on the drive?
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I would be looking for a wheel. Now that you know it's cracked, it would be really bad if it failed while on your coach.
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I would be looking for a wheel. Now that you know it's cracked, it would be really bad if it failed while on your coach.
Thanks for the confirmation of my thoughts. Especially with the whole family aboard.
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Noticed a wheel crack and a deflated tire while in Jackson Hole, WY. Had the wheel replaced in the rv park...cost $450
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Am I looking at a new 22.5x8.25 Stud-Centric 10 x 11.25 aluminum wheel in the next week? (Picture attached)

No idea how long I've been rolling like this, but about to do my longest trip yet, and not sure I want to roll like this. This is curb-side drive axle, which catches the most curbs, and the tire also has a unknown depth gouge on it (which was totally my fault)

I'm thinking a new wheel and 12r22.5 to the tag, move the tag up to the drive so the drive axle tires are all evenly worn (all have approximately 2500 miles on them)

I have a spare wheel/old tire on the roof, but it's not even close to being a pretty shiny aluminum wheel. Not even sure it's aluminum-- were the 86 PTs mixed steel/aluminum on the drive?
Check Fleetpride, that is where I found a wheel when I had a blow out and destroyed a wheel!

Good luck,
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Check this company and they have fast free service:
https://floridashorestruckcenter.com...Wheels%27&d=77
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