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Wayne, Journeyman
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Do you know the expansion of a 11 22.5 single with 7500

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do you know the expansion of a 11 22.5 single with 7500 pounds 0n a drop axle?
JA: What's the make/model/year of your truck? Engine type?
Customer: 84 pete cummins eng.
JA: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: fender bracket bolt clearance is min. approx. 1/8 inch with tires cold
JA: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: 14 ply radial tires
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Wayne replied 8 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

Happy Thanksgiving !!

there really is no expansion to say height wise

but it will go to a 1/4" width wise

for every 10 degrees F tire pressure increase 1-2 1/2 Lbs

Nitrogen filled tire will not expand

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