How to Mount a Spare Tire on a Boat Trailer

Whenever you are going somewhere, you never know what is waiting for you ahead. Any kind of accident can happen like your boat trailer tire may get flatten. In this case, you are totally dependant on a spare tire. A spare tire means having an extra tire mounting on your trailer. It will help you in the time of danger. So, it is always recommended to have a spare tire mounted on your boat trailer.

If you already know how to mount a spare tire, then it is fine. However, if you still don’t know how to mount a spare tire on your trailer, then you should know it.

So, basically in this article, I will be talking about the process following which you can mount a spare tire on your boat trailer.

I expect you are ready for mounting the spare tire. Your spare tire is supposed to come with a bracket, lug bolts, nuts everything that you need for mounting. You are supposed to get an instruction manual also. It’s better to go through the manual first before getting started.

How to Mount a Spare Tire on a Boat Trailer

Installing the Bracket on The Trailer

At first, you have to mount the bracket on the trailer. You are supposed to find four long bolts with your kit. These are for mounting the bracket on the trailer. You just need to mount the bracket on the trailer first, then tighten the nut using a wrench. Make sure that the bracket is mounted strongly and can’t make any kind of movement. If it can make any movement, then it may create a problem.

Mounting the Spare Tire into the Bracket

After mounting the bracket, you need to mount the spare tire on the bracket. You will see that there are three holes in the bracket. You have three lug bolts for inserting into the holes of different sizes. The size depends on the rim. Go according to your one.

Now your task is to insert the lug bolts into the holes of the brackets. After that, mount the spare tire on the bracket. You will see that the lug bolts have already inserted on the disk of your spare tire. Then, you have to insert the bolts into the nuts. Now, again use the wrench and tighten the bolts.

Make sure that you tightening the bolts in a good manner so that the spare can’t make any movement. That’s all. You are done with mounting the spare tire on the boat trailer. Now you are ready to go.

Do you have any questions regarding the boat trailer tire? If yes, then don’t hesitate to inform me. You can also ask me to review any boating products or publishing a guide on boating. And you’re always invited to check my boating guides which you will find in the blog section. I hope these guides will help you to make your boating experience better.

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