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How to identify rims so that I can find replacements for my haywagon?  RSS feed

 
Andre Lasle
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In the tall brush of my property was a decent condition Minnesota running gear.
A couple of the rims are rusted thru and I'd like to find replacement ones but don't know where to start.

Attached are photos of a couple of the rims and a picture of the model/serial of the Minnesota running gear, and tire.

I believe they are 15" rims...
They are 5-bolt pattern.
The spacing between each bolt is 3.25", approximately.

Tires say "P205 / 75R15"

Any one know how to help me find the proper terminology so I can go to a junk yard and find replacements?

Thanks,
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wayne fajkus
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Measure from center of bolt to center of the second bolt. That in inches is the size. If it's 4.5" then the term is 5 x 4.5. 5 being number of holes.  4.5 being the distance.
 
Andre Lasle
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If I understand you right, its 3.25"
(See attached illustration)

Is there a measurement for the width of the rim, if viewing from the front- the distance between the two edges?

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wayne fajkus
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No. Skip one. I said second bolt, but meant second bolt after the first. Hope that makes sense.
 
Roy Hinkley
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Wayne means to measure the diameter of the bolt circle. As in this pic. You'll need to know the diameter of the rim( 15", from the R15 on tire) , width, (probably 6 but check) and offset. Lay the rim on the ground, measure up to the flat part where the bolts would touch the axle.

 
Andre Lasle
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Based on Roy's measurement points, the distance is 5.5" (5 1/2").

 
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