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Mag/Alloy Wheels

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26 Mar 2019 @ 16:52:09 pm
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Thinking of changing the wheels on my Gypsey Rascal from the current "Trailduster" type for more modern alloy wheels that don't rust, chip etc. Can one use A Line or those you can buy from TWT? Or are there special caravan mags?

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26 Mar 2019 @ 20:16:14 pm
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Patrick you would have to take a spare along or measure the offset of the wheel. It is different on most caravans to what is used on a car. Yes TWT will be able to help even if they have to order. 

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26 Mar 2019 @ 22:13:04 pm
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In die transport industrie het n groot hoeveelhede vervoer manne hulle trokke en sommige manne hul sleep waens se staal rims vervang met alluminium. Dit is blykbaar bewys dat alluminium rims beter werk verigting het as staal rims. Dan dit is ligter, kan groter vrag dra, roes nie en vertoon baie mooi.

Ek self hou van die ideë.

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27 Mar 2019 @ 05:39:44 am
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Recently spoke to a chap with a MobiLodge. He replaced his mags with steel rims. Apparently the mags broke when he hit a pothole. Food for thought...

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27 Mar 2019 @ 06:02:13 am
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Had the white rims on the Classique replaced with the MAGS bought from TWT. Just make sure that the offset is the same as that of the original rims and that what ever you pic can handle the weight of the caravan.

I asked Brits Caravans where I could get the MAGS that was used on the Exclusive at that time and they directed me to TWT.  I cept to the same MAG as the Exclusive to ensure that the MAG could carry the weight of the Classique.

This is what the MAGS looked like.

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27 Mar 2019 @ 07:01:19 am
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Thanks for the feeedback! Appreciated.

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27 Mar 2019 @ 09:07:59 am
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Keep in mind that mags are normally meant for a 4-wheel vehicle, i.e. the load is spread over 4 wheels. With most caravans you now expect that same car mag to carry at least double the load.....so whatever you choose check its load carrying capability, "looking nice" may become expensive (and dangerous).

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27 Mar 2019 @ 11:48:16 am
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27 Mar 2019 @ 14:45:22 pm
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Ek het ‘n tyd terug by Kennis Karavane uitgevind wat die prys van Jurgens MAGS is, R1800 vir een. Ek het nie gekoop nie, baie te duur. Nie geweet dit is by TWT beskikbaar nie, goed om te weet.

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27 Mar 2019 @ 20:35:43 pm
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Keep in mind that mags are normally meant for a 4-wheel vehicle, i.e. the load is spread over 4 wheels. With most caravans you now expect that same car mag to carry at least double the load.....so whatever you choose check its load carrying capability, "looking nice" may become expensive (and dangerous).

That is why I mentioned the weight capability. Do not buy for looks only. Buy practical

 

 

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29 Mar 2019 @ 09:46:47 am
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Gewig kan groot probleem wees. daai rims soos op die nuwe jurgens waens kan 850KG per rim dra en die rims van die ander plekke gewoonlik 750KG per rim. Offset moet 0 wees ander sit jy bearings onder druk.

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29 Mar 2019 @ 11:42:39 am
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Hoe vind ‘n mens uit hoeveel gewig kan ‘n mag dra, is dit êrens op die mag gedruk?

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29 Mar 2019 @ 13:27:01 pm
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Jy moet by vervaardiger vra.

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