Building a tire rack?

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Building a tire rack?

Post by thewelder » Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:36 pm

I am going to build a tire rack for the new trailer. My biggest question is how long to make it. I think I will run 15x11 6ul wheels with 275 Hoosiers on it. So I was thinking 48" would be good but I don't have tires that wide to see. Any advice would help. Thanks.
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Re: Building a tire rack?

Post by scottgib » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:30 pm

Tire Rack has dimensions of tires they sell
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Re: Building a tire rack?

Post by eunos735 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:11 pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-6-Race-Trai ... 2749.l2649
I use this one for my Dry Tires

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-4-Race-Trai ... 2749.l2649
And that one for the wets

VERY well built, they come with everything right down to the bolts to mount them to the wall.

I seriously doubt you could build one out of aluminum and buy all the fasteners for much less than these cost if you are paying retail for the aluminum......and it would take several hours to build.....and my hourly rate is more than these cost :)
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Re: Building a tire rack?

Post by jcox07 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:03 am

Chad look at the ones Jon Coatney built for me in my trailer next time you are at an event. They can be unhinged to lay flat against the side for when I am not hauling multiple tires.
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Re: Building a tire rack?

Post by thewelder » Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:00 am

I have a open trailer. None of the wall mount ones will work. I am building one that will set on the tongue of the trailer. Will hold two sets of tires.
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Re: Building a tire rack?

Post by TedV » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:36 am

Build frame to hold the light weight rack. Or, copy the dimensions.
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