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Old 10-10-2019, 03:29 PM   #1
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Spare tire cover suggestions and location of tag

I am having a hard time locating a spare tire cover for our Windsport 29M.
We measured the width of the tire (with rim). 34 Inches.
Our tire is mounted on the rear of our coach.
Tire 245/70/19.5.
Please excuse dirty rim. We purchased a new tire on a used rim.
Secondly:
We now need to move location of tag. It is behind tire.
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Old 10-10-2019, 03:49 PM   #2
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I got these for my sun facing tires:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

They are pretty durable and hug the tire from the back well enough I don't use the included rear strap/bungee; but you would for your application.

There's two in a box so you'd have a spare for your spare.
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:05 PM   #3
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Looks like you have the same set up I have on my 2019 Hurricane. I purchased the tire cover on Amazon. I moved the license plate to the left of the tire with an aftermarket install I purchased at AutoZone, mounted just below the tail lights.I moved the light also. Was plenty of length on the wire. Took less than an hour.
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:17 PM   #4
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Can you post a pic?
Thank you!
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Old 10-10-2019, 08:20 PM   #5
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Good point is to move the license plate light also.....some jurisdictions might ticket or at least stop you for an unlit rear plate.
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Old 10-10-2019, 09:36 PM   #6
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I am having a hard time locating a spare tire cover for our Windsport 29M.
We measured the width of the tire (with rim). 34 Inches.
Our tire is mounted on the rear of our coach.
Tire 245/70/19.5.
I got my 33 inch tire cover to fit the Goodyear 245/70-19.5 tire from Pike Marine (Amazon). The DW (retired interior designer) wanted a cover that matched the coach's partial paint. The closest I could fine was this tan one. It is almost four years and holding up well in the Texas heat. I moved the rear license plate to the bottom rung of the ladder with a couple LED plate bolts and modified the four wire adapter for the dolly to plug into the LED lights wires.
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:27 PM   #7
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Why a spare tire? Did you also buy a jack capable of lifting the rear of the coach? Chocks to secure the wheels when coach is lifted? How about lug wrench and torque wrench? To me, it seems like a lot of expense for something that roadside service will do for me not to mention impingement on storage space and carrying capacity.
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Old 10-10-2019, 10:41 PM   #8
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Spare tire

Sorry I donít have a picture. Iíll be home next week and will take one and try and post it.

I donít plan on changing a tire but if Iím out in the boondocks I at least know I have one for the road service tech😊
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Old 10-10-2019, 11:38 PM   #9
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Why a spare tire? Did you also buy a jack capable of lifting the rear of the coach? Chocks to secure the wheels when coach is lifted? How about lug wrench and torque wrench? To me, it seems like a lot of expense for something that roadside service will do for me not to mention impingement on storage space and carrying capacity.
We have ON THE ROAD INSURANCE. You have to have a spare tire that can be put on your rig when the destroyed one is removed.
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Old 10-10-2019, 11:38 PM   #10
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Sorry I donít have a picture. Iíll be home next week and will take one and try and post it.

I donít plan on changing a tire but if Iím out in the boondocks I at least know I have one for the road service tech
Absolutely!
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:48 PM   #11
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Why a spare tire? Did you also buy a jack capable of lifting the rear of the coach? Chocks to secure the wheels when coach is lifted? How about lug wrench and torque wrench? To me, it seems like a lot of expense for something that roadside service will do for me not to mention impingement on storage space and carrying capacity.
245/70-19.5 tires are only found at tire warehouses not at the dealers. 6.75 x 19.5 10 bolt rims are almost impossible to find except from Ford. The first thing the operator at roadside service company ask when you tell them you have a flat tire is: " Do you have a serviceable, mounted spare tire?" Two of the flats I have had in my 240,000 miles of traveling in an RV where the side wall was ripped open and there was not repairable. It is one thing to wait for 4 hours for someone to come out and change a tire as opposed weighting 4 days for someone to find a tire that will fit and replace it.
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Old 10-15-2019, 12:16 AM   #12
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Thank you for everyone's help.
I found a tire cover on Amazon. Found a hitch to fit my receiver on the back of the coach. I am now working on light over tag.Click image for larger version

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Old 10-15-2019, 08:10 PM   #13
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Hello There

I was wondering what type if rack did you find to fit the spare tire for your Windsport 29m
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Old 10-16-2019, 04:17 PM   #14
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Here is where I located the tag and light on my 29M Hurricane
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Old 10-16-2019, 09:35 PM   #15
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Nice. I like it! Unfortunately I cannot make that change. Yours looks real good. We have the same hook up. Did you look at our pics. We need to figure out how to add a light. Suggestions?Click image for larger version

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Old 10-16-2019, 09:36 PM   #16
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Purchased from Camping World. We like it.
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I was wondering what type if rack did you find to fit the spare tire for your Windsport 29m
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