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Ben Hur tires

Post by vwsf » Fri Sep 10, 2021 8:09 pm

Replacement tires for the Ben Hur trailer 750/20 are $328 apiece at Summit racing anybody have any other suggestions the two tires are worth more than the whole trailer

Is there another way?
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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by Rustman » Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:15 am

I opted for the highway tread tires. Power King Super Highway. They are made in Taiwan, I believe. The cost of two tires delivered was about what one NDT costs. I bought from SimpleTire. I bought some 90's NOS tubes from eBay. The tires came with nice heavy flaps included.

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Post by D.R.H. » Sun Sep 12, 2021 9:48 am

Hi Matt. I've always purchased from these guys; https://www.google.com/search?gs_ssp=eJ ... e&ie=UTF-8. I don't know what their prices are today but, they have always been lower than Summit Racing. Also, they get their inner tubes from India which are much thicker than the Chi-Com tubes and less likely to blow out.
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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by khakiweb » Sat Sep 18, 2021 7:38 pm

I picked up two NDT 7.50 - 20's for my G518 from performanceplustire.com at 179.00 each.

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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by Rustman » Sun Sep 19, 2021 5:59 pm

khakiweb wrote:
Sat Sep 18, 2021 7:38 pm
I picked up two NDT 7.50 - 20's for my G518 from performanceplustire.com at 179.00 each.
Can you point to the exact brand or a link? I searched their site and only came up with the Firestone ones for $328 each.

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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by khakiweb » Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:45 am

https://www.performanceplustire.com/tir ... tary-tire/


750-20 14 Ply Speedway Manufacturer Part Number: SW2075GTT-MT

They also have 8-ply

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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by Rustman » Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:11 am

Thanks. Not sure why I couldn't find them before, but your link took me right to the Speedway tires.

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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by zepher11 » Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:00 am

Are the Speedway 7.50 x 20's miniaturized like their 7.50 x 16's? I had a set of new Speedway 7.50 x16's on my Carryall project when I acquired it. They just seemed odd looking. I finally sold them to a Jeep guy and ordered the Coker Firestone 7.50 x 16's. Below is a side by side shot of both 7.50 x 16 tires. The Speedways are on the left. I really didn't want to wind up my motor anymore than a standard 7.50 x 16 NDT tire.

Anyone have a Coker Firestone 7.50 x 20 they can compare to the Speedway 7.50 x 20 for size? Maybe post a photo? Seems like a good deal, but a little gun shy of the actual size of the Speedways based on my experience.

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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by timsresort » Mon Sep 27, 2021 7:23 pm

What Zeph said. I wouldn't cheap out on these. And yes, you go upside down financially after you buy tires for a BH.
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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by khakiweb » Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:45 pm

A couple of pictures of the Speedways on my G518
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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by zepher11 » Thu Sep 30, 2021 5:50 am

khakiweb wrote:
Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:45 pm
A couple of pictures of the Speedways on my G518
Thanks for the photos. Those look pretty nice. Can you measure the diameter/circumference of the tire as it's mounted and post those?

Appreciate it if you could!
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Re: Ben Hur tires

Post by khakiweb » Thu Sep 30, 2021 4:03 pm

Approx 37" diameter, 7" wide
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