# How do you measure the bolt pattern on a trailer?

If the trailer wheel has an even number of lugs, measure from the center of one bolt to the center of the bolt directly opposite using a tape measure or ruler. The bolt pattern will be determined by the number of lugs and the distance between the opposing lug (see 4-lug hub diagram).

The most common 5 bolt pattern is 5 on 4-1/2. However, 5 bolt patterns also come 5 on 4-3/4, 5 on 5, and 5 on 5-1/2. It is important to know the bolt pattern before you buy new wheels to ensure a proper fit. I have attached an article on how to determine the bolt pattern of your wheel for you.

Beside above, what is the bolt pattern? Bolt pattern or bolt circle is the diameter of an imaginary circle formed by the centers of the wheel lugs. Bolt patterns can be 4-, 5-, 6-, or 8-lug holes. A bolt circle of 4×100 would indicate a 4-lug pattern on a circle with a diameter of 100mm. The diagram (upper, left) indicates the proper measuring methods.

Regarding this, how do you measure a 4 lug bolt pattern?

For a 4 lug wheel, measure center to center of two holes directly across from each other. Measuring a 6 bolt wheel requires you to measure center to center of two holes directly across from each other. To measure an 8 lug bolt pattern, measure center to center of two holes directly across from each other.

Can I use car rims on a trailer?

I don’t recommend using trailer wheels for vehicles as that is not safe, however you can use vehicle rims on a trailer if they fit properly. If your vehicle wheel/rims fit your trailer hub bolt pattern and have clearance from the frame, body, or fender of your trailer, you can use passenger wheel/rims.

### How many different bolt patterns are there?

4 Lug Bolt Patterns are one of the most commonly used bolt patterns making it easier to find custom or after market wheels for the vehicle. 4 Lug Bolt Patterns consist of the following bolt patterns in millimeters 4X100, 4X108, 4X110, 4X114.

### What size are trailer rims?

Standard sizes include 4-bolt on 4″, 5-bolt on 4.5″, 6-bolt on 5.5″, and 8-bolt on 6.5″. If you’re unsure about your 5-bolt pattern, we’ve put together a simple ‘bolt pattern template’ that makes it easy to ensure you purchase the correct trailer wheel for your trailer.

### What vehicles have a 5×4 5 bolt pattern?

We carry a wide selection of 5×4. 5″ wheels in sizes ranging from 15″ up to 24″ that are specifically designed for fitment on all terrain vehicles such as the 2006 & older Jeep Wranlger, Ford Ranger, Ford Explorer, Jeep Cherokee & Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, 2wd Toyota Tacoma trucks and more!

### Will a Dodge rim fit a Chevy?

In simple terms, yes. Check that the spacing is correct to fit over break calibers (mostly anything over a 16in rim will) and wont rub the inside of the wheel well. If it is 4×4 also check your front locking hubs so that it fits over them, Chevy, Dodge, Ford, and Jeep trucks might have different sizes on these.

### What does 5 lug universal rims mean?

Bolt Patterns and the term “Universal” Universal 5 or 6 Lug just means it has multiple bolt patterns drilled into the wheel, usually two, allowing the wheel to fit many more vehicles.

### What is the most common 5 lug bolt pattern?

[ CRAWLpedia ] 4 x 130mm. VW Beetle, sandrails, buggies, and UTVs. 5 x 135mm. ’97-’04 Ford F-150 and Expedition. 5 x 205mm. VW Beetle, sandrails, buggies, and UTVs. 5 x 4.5″ Very common bolt pattern for cars and SUVs. 5 x 5″ (127mm) Used on some SUVs and smaller trucks. 5 x 5.5″ Dodge, Ford, and Jeep mid-size vehicles. 6 x 135mm. 6 x 4.5″

### What has a 5×5 5 bolt pattern?

7 bolt pattern, also called 5×5. 5″, has been used for decades in the Dodge Ram 1500 trucks. It is also used in some older Fords, and other manufacturers such as Kia, Suzuki, and Mitsubishi. The Dodge Rams are very common, which results in many wheel options being produced in this bolt pattern.

### How do you measure bolt size?

To measure the diameter of screws and bolts, you measure the distance from the outer thread on one side to the outer thread on the other side. This is called the major diameter and will usually be the proper size of the bolt.

### What bolt pattern is a 5 lug trailer?

Written by: Raymond P. The 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern is the most popular 5 bolt lug pattern found on trailer wheels. There’s an easy way to measure and be sure though. You need to measure from the center of one lug to the center of the lug nearest to it.

### What is a 5×100 bolt pattern?

Bolt pattern or bolt circle is the diameter of an imaginary circle formed by the centers of the wheel lugs. A bolt circle of 5×100 would indicate a 5-lug pattern on a circle with a diameter of 100mm.

### What is a Chevy 5 lug bolt pattern?

Alternate 5 Lug Measurement: 2 3/4″ Center to Center = 5 X 4.75 Bolt Pattern. 5 X 4.75 is generally thought of as the General Motors (GM) passenger car bolt pattern. The 5 X 4.75 bolt pattern is common to CHEVROLET, PONTIAC, CADILLAC, OLDSMOBILE, JAGUAR, BUICK and ISUZU vehicles.