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Old 11-04-2019, 09:21 AM
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Hi guys wanted to see if you all had any advice where to buy this wheel.

It is a 145/70-6. The problem im having is that i cant find the correct bolt spacing anywhere. It is a chinese build and the bolt spacing is 60 mm with a 50 mm center hole. It is a 3 hole bolt pattern any help would be appreciated.


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BMIKarts sells an adapter for Chinese wheels, but I'm not sure if it will fit yours:https://www.bmikarts.com/Conversion-...s_p_21485.html
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Would something like this work? If not check & see what else they offer.

https://www.powersportsmax.com/produ...ducts_id/13814

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Or these


https://familyfunpowersports.com/go-...es-wheels.html
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Pic of chinese go kart wheel. You can see how the rim cracked by one of the lugs. This go kart has never been off road just driven around the cul de sac.
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If you can find a welding shop, they could probably weld up that crack and send you on your way.
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So welding shop didnt work. I was wondering if i can go just with a wheel without a hub. I see wheels that have bearings on both sides and would slip right on i figured i could use a spacer to fill in the rest if needed. Ive attached some pics if someone might know what kind of chinese crap i have. I tried dearching the vin number online and had no luck
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Looks like a Kandi Spider:https://www.bmikarts.com/Kandi-Spide...-_p_10674.html
My best advice I can give for that thing is to get rid of it and get something good and made in America. Those Chinese mini buggies are notoriously crappy quality all around.
Measure the diameter of that spindle, if it's 5/8" or 3/4", there are plenty of wheels and hubs that will fit. But more than likely, it is metric. Even so, there are still options.
I would suggest selling that one, and fixing up a go kart off CraigsList. But it's up to you.
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Thanks jtspeed, thats my goal its a 5/8 “ diameter wheel hub. Going to get a wheel hub and change it out. I took off the junk engine that came with it and installed a harbor freight 6.5 predator engine. I also had a custom 60 tooth sprocket that i put on it to slow it down since the old one was a 22 tooth sprocket. Thanks to all for trying to help
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So welding shop didnt work. I was wondering if i can go just with a wheel without a hub. I see wheels that have bearings on both sides and would slip right on i figured i could use a spacer to fill in the rest if needed. Ive attached some pics if someone might know what kind of chinese crap i have. I tried dearching the vin number online and had no luck



Well a hub is the bearings, those without them are just integrated, if I understand your comment correctly. So I wouldn't see a problem neccessarily running one with a spacer, assuming you keep your eyes on it and check it periodically. I could be misunderstanding, though!
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I have a one piece wheel like what he's talking about, where the wheel and hub are one piece, but of course the bearings can be replaced.
OP - If it's a 5/8" diameter spindle, there are TONS of hubs and bearings that will work! Hope you have fun on that thing!
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