[Kartbuilding] wheels for go-kart?

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Thu Oct 22 22:39:34 IST 2009

Hi Tony,

I'm sure you can buy them somewhere. If you are going buying/sourcing 
them, make sure the inside diameter is large enough to accomodate the 

If you come across a good source of where to get these wheels, it would be 
great if you could let me know where.

Best of luck,

On Fri, 16 Oct 2009, A Anello wrote:

> Thanks!
> Seems hard to get those as well since ther are soany alternative bikes...
> I thought there might be a place that provides them for soap box racers. My 
> guess is that they are sold somewhere.
> Ciao
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 15, 2009, at 2:38 PM, Stephen Burke wrote:
>> Hi Tony,
>> Sorry for the slow reply.
>> Your email made be laugh! Indeed there are very spoked wheels that used to 
>> be on baby carriages around these days!
>> I suggest getting spoked wheels from a small childrens bicycle. They should 
>> do fine. Try and get the small ones, 12" in diameter (300mm). You may need 
>> to remove the axle and bearings and make it fit an axle.
>> Take a look at the following wooden kart plans (albeit use a lawnmower 
>> engine) which go over the sourcing of parts and wheels for this type of 
>> kart:
>> http://www.kartbuilding.net/Lawnmower_Powered_Wooden_Go-Kart_Plans/
>> Best of luck,
>> -steve
>> On Wed, 7 Oct 2009, Anthony Anello wrote:
>>> Hi there!
>>> I just read your plans for the go=kart f my youth...and would like to
>>> make one for my daughter...:)
>>> Now..where can I get the wheels not that people are not putting baby
>>> carriages out wih the trash?
>>> :)
>>> Hope you can help!
>>> Tony Anello

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