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#1 aevansgatech OFFLINE  

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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:16 PM

Picked up a couple of tires/wheels that are one inch diameter oversized today.

I had measured the axle diameter and sure enough they fit on the 3/4" shaft, but I didn't realize the rims are wider than the ones they're replacing. Is there any viable way to make wide rims fit on a shorter axle?

 

Extending the axle?

 

Removing part of the rim?

 

 

 


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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:25 PM

they make spacers



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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:26 PM

http://www.ebay.com/...5fdec11&vxp=mtr

 



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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:28 PM

In having trouble envisioning how those would go on the front axles?

In my case the shaft ends inside the rim so I can't put the cotter pin in

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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:37 PM

Ohh ..yea those are for the rear,not sure I have ever seen any for what your looking for.



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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:38 PM

lathe, if you can trim the inner hub down. that would do it but concerned about the centering.



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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:46 PM

Yeah sorry I didn't specify front. I think I'm better off selling these since I got them cheap and they're in fantastic condition. Shoulda done all my measuring properly!
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Posted March 31, 2015 - 06:55 PM

Yeah sorry I didn't specify front. I think I'm better off selling these since I got them cheap and they're in fantastic condition. Shoulda done all my measuring properly!

Yea I would think that would be the best way with what you have..



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Posted April 01, 2015 - 12:29 AM

Measure twice modify once.........

 

 

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Posted April 01, 2015 - 05:00 AM

     If you are feeling talented and don't mind doing the work you could cut the centers out of your rims and move them out to where you want them to be.  I did that to a set of rears, I wanted 10" rims but they were to close to the tractor so I pushed the center in about 2" and re-welded them on.  it worked on a rear but It really depends on how the rim is made, most of the fronts I have seen are two pieces spot welded together in the center so they are not really ideal for that.  You really may be better of selling them and getting correct ones.

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Posted April 01, 2015 - 07:40 AM

When you said diameter I thought you meant they were too tall.



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Posted April 01, 2015 - 08:24 AM

The tire diameter is 1" bigger than I need (16" and I need 15"), but the inner hub is the issue.

I got them for a steal, so I don't mind selling them and buying the right ones!


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Posted April 01, 2015 - 12:38 PM

Cool






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