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  • #17327

    Alan Sheidler
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    Is there an easy source for the 6″ metric wheels, which I am assuming are what is commonly run on many of the Superkarts?

    #17340

    Ian Harrison
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    Alan,

    Not sure what dimensions you are wanting metric??

    Superkart tyres are sized in imperial units i.e. 5.00″ wide x 6″ dia, 5.50″ wide x 6.00″ dia, 8.00″ wide x 6″ dia, 8.10″ wide x 6.00″ dia. etc, etc.

    Wheel widths will be referred to in either inches or mm (approximations) depending on which part of the world you come from i.e. 8″ wide = 200mm, 5″ wide = 120mm etc.

    The main manufacturer of Superkart wheels is Ross Edwards in Australia. I believe that they are imported into the US by Burris????

    Best Regards

    Ian :-)

    #17341

    Alan Sheidler
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    I should have been a bit more specific: The Metric part refers to the bolt pattern for attachment to the hubs.  In the States, there is still a huge portion of the sport, fairly collected in the circle-track segment, which uses inch fractions measurements.  The wheels for each (Euro = Metric, American = Inch) are sport segment specific, although crossover is always possible.

     

    So, what I want to know is:  Where can I go most easily (website with online ordering?) to obtain 6″ Metric bolt-pattern kart racing wheels?

     

    Thanks for the reply Ian.

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    Gerry MCN
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    #17355

    John Benson
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    Burris racing

    #17366

    Alan Sheidler
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    Thanks!

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