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Old 10-06-2014, 09:16 PM   #1
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Focus owner needs help with odd Motor Home tires

While I am a Focus owner / operator / repairman - I also own a GMC Motorhome that I need some help with. It has 16.5 inch tires - and I don't think they make this size anymore. The actual size is: 8:00 X 16.5 inches. How or where can I get new rims that will fit on my motorhome so I can purchase 200mm X 16.0 tires - I called one tire / wheel dealer and the six new wheels and tires were around $300 each... Any suggestions?


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Quick search got references to Samson/double coin/cooper/coker tires as brands used recently by others in your boat.

Might try searching a bit more, who did you try?

(Made this it's own thread, wouldn't get much attention where it was)
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I remember those, 455 Olds fwd early to mid '70's. What yr is it? I'd google, yahoo for set of 16.5 tires.
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Old 10-12-2014, 07:33 PM   #4
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Thanks Sailor - I'm over by the Pancake House in the Village....
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That hasn't moved in a long time....

Throw me a PM sometime, it'd be fun to meet up when we're both in the Village.
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Wouldn't you know, I don't know how to do a PM....
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Thanks Sailor - I'm over by the Pancake House in the Village....
Suppose your having a pancake, scarambled eggs, sausage/bacon breakfast?
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http://www.barrystiretech.com/165tires.html


Tirerack has a 8.75 R 16.5 tire
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