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Old 08-07-2018, 09:11 AM   #1
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Tire rack from Tire Rack

I'm considering getting this:



https://www.tirerack.com/accessories...TIRERACK_Qty=1

For a while, I've only had the LR4 winter tires, but I soon will have three sets. I have a wall-mounted rack, but the LR4 wheels/tires are so massive, I am not comfortable having that much weight up there, and it is also not comfortable or safe lifting such large, heavy item so high up. The plan is to use that rack for the smaller Miata winter wheel/tire setup, and getting the rolling rack for the LR4 & M3 sets. I like that it is on wheels too.

Thoughts?

It actually seems unnecessarily wide and I also have little use for the little bins on the side, but oh well.
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Old 08-07-2018, 09:27 AM   #2
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I don't see the point personally.

I bought two cheap plastic furniture dolleys (30" x 18") from Harbor freight and I have my winter wheels stacked on them and pushed against the wall in the garage.
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Old 08-07-2018, 09:37 AM   #3
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Good call. I suppose that works pretty well. I may need to modify them to provide a bigger area for the large wheels, but that should still work.
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Old 08-07-2018, 09:41 AM   #4
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I like the idea of this. Seems expensive for a simple metal rack, though. I'd be inclined to shop around a bit. Like for a smaller version of this.

edit: I like the idea of the furniture dolleys too.
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Good call. I suppose that works pretty well. I may need to modify them to provide a bigger area for the large wheels, but that should still work.
Assuming your tires are roughly a 30" diameter you won't need to modify anything.
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Old 08-07-2018, 10:03 AM   #6
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They are 30".
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Old 08-07-2018, 11:46 AM   #7
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Yeah - I like the dolly as well... and you never know when you may need to use the dolly as it was originally purposed. Might be handy to have around....
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