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Old 12-03-2020, 04:27 AM
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I recently purchased a 2019 Cobia 240CC with a 2019 Ameritrail custom made trailer. I drove it home 2.5 hours and it did fine, but I am wondering if the trailer tires are too close to the fender? Is there a way to adjust it if so?
Old 12-03-2020, 04:38 AM
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if they are not rubbing they should be fine
yes you may be able to adjust, but it may require drilling new holes, (or welding depending on how it was made)
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They look fine to me.
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I noticed that in your first post. Great boat BTW. They are close; but, like the others said, if they aren't rubbing they should be good. Good luck with your boat. She is a beauty.
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Originally Posted by Unevensteven View Post
I noticed that in your first post. Great boat BTW. They are close; but, like the others said, if they aren't rubbing they should be good. Good luck with your boat. She is a beauty.
they aren’t rubbing sitting still, but it’s possible that they could when I’m going down the road, hitting bumps or dips.
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Take a look at the under side of the fender, above the tires. If there’s been contact, there will be obvious skid marks.
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They will rub a bit on bumps and going over curbs, but I haven't had an issue with mine in 14k miles even with that happening. I can see where they rub over bumps, but I have HD commercial tires so they don't seem to be affected. I needed every possible inch to keep it to 13'6" so mine are very close too.



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Old 12-03-2020, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by The Peddler View Post
Take a look at the under side of the fender, above the tires. If there’s been contact, there will be obvious skid marks.
They look okay to me, but this /\.
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you can try adjusting the fenders, but hard to tell if they are already close to the boat
or next time you need tires come down one size so long as you keep the load rating

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Looks ok to me.
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If no skid/rub marks on the undersides you're fine. Even a slight mark wouldn't worry me. If you're worried, I'll do an even swap with you bc mine have tons of clearance. I'll give you 24 hours to decide.

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Ameratrail is sending me some spacers to go between the axle and the aluminum I beam
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