What do the numbers on a go kart tire mean?

On the side of the go-kart tire, you will see a set of numbers that represent the tire size. … The first number, in this case, #11, represents the height or the overall diameter of the tire. The most common height of the go-kart tires is between 10 and 12 inches. The second number is the tire width.

How tall is a 145 70 tire?

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This item Carlisle Knobby ATV Tire – 145/70-6 SunF 145/70-6 145/70×6 ATV UTV Tires 6 PR Tubeless A051 POWER II [Set of 2]
Item Dimensions 14.3 x 14.3 x 5.3 inches 13 x 10 x 13 inches
Item Weight 4.10 lbs
Rim Size 6.00 inches 12.00 inches
Section Width 145 millimeters 145 millimeters

Can I put bigger tires on my go kart?

Yep, you’ll need to go with 6″ diameter rims for taller tires. The 13 or 15″ front tires might end up rubbing on your Bumper & Nerf-bars when making tight turns.

What size tire is 145 70 6?

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Size 145/70-6
Section Width 6 Inches
Rim Width 4.5 Inches
Tread Depth 0.22 Inches
Load Index Rating 160.00

How tall is a 145 tire?

145/65R15 tires have a diameter of 22.4″, a section width of 5.7″, and a wheel diameter of 15″. The circumference is 70.4″ and they have 900 revolutions per mile. Generally they are approved to be mounted on 4-5″ wide wheels.

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Can I use 235 tires instead of 225?

No, not OK… all tires should be same diameter. the diameter is the same just more contact with the ground. uh… 225/45/17 and 235/45/17 are NOT the same rolling diameter.

Can I use 225 tires instead of 215?

If your vehicle was designed for the 215 width tires, then it will almost certainly be safe to install a 225 with the same aspect ratio and rim size..

Are wider tires better?

Advantages. Larger tires improve handling and cornering, due to wider tread faces and stiffer sidewalls. Wider tires may decrease braking distances on dry pavement. Wider tires may also increase acceleration, especially in very powerful vehicles such as muscle cars.

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