Wheel advice

WingMan

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I just bought a couple of go karts and I've run into the first of many issues: blown tire. These were run with tubes in them by previous owners (whether or not they are supposed to I don't know). I was looking at the rims and they are dented and corroding a bit so I thought I'd look for some new wheels and tires all around. Well, now I'm in a quandry: I can't find wheels like these; 5-bolt 6" wheels. I could go as far as replacing the hubs but I'd like to not have that extra expense since I'm going to be rebuilding at least 1 of the wet clutches. Anyone seen ones like these? I know they came from an old mini-golf and go-kart place in MN called Gasoline Alley. I looked around at the body and underneath to try and find who made the karts but didn't see anything. Probably have to fully take the body off to find a tag it seems. I may just replace the tire and tube for now but I'd like to find a spare set of wheels for them at some point in the future.

They are running Honda GX160's with belt drive and I haven't had a chance to do a tooth count on the pulleys yet.

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WingMan
 

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Gasoline Alley out of Blaine, MN? So that would put the age of those karts probably in the 1980s since that's when that place was apparently popular, I could be wrong. Anyway, with these being concession go karts and go kart parts, you wont generally find parts through like BMI Karts, GoPowerSports, etc. You'll have to go through a company that specializes in these. https://jjamusements.com/fun-parts-xpress/ this was one company I found that might stock these parts. Now I didn't see any wheels listed, but that doesn't mean they do not have them.
 

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Yes, that's the one. I did look through JJ's PDF's and such and saw 5" wheels and tires but nothing in a 5-bolt and nothing 6". May have to just call some places or get the body off of one of my carts and try and find a manufacturer tag (or look for brand on the rim). I can still get tubes and tires but at some point I think the rims will need replacing. I have found other parts that will be easier to get as the brakes look to be pretty standard rotors and pads and steering and pedal setups look pretty normal.
 
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