8 Inch Wheels

8 Inch Wheels

In this section you will find 8 inch wheels in both center-mount and negative-offset style. A center-mounted wheel, as the name suggests, places the mounting plate exactly in the center of the wheel. A negative-offset wheel will place the mounting plate for the wheel closer to the car, causing the tire to move out farther than a center-mounted wheel.

Negative-offset wheels are measured by the inside measurement, then the outside measurement. An example would be a 8"x7" 3+4 wheel, where the wheel measures 8 inches tall, 3 inches behind the mounting plate, and 4 inches outside of the mounting plate, for a total of 7 inches wide.

Most golf carts that ship with 8 inch wheels from the factory use center-mounted tires. Negative-offset wheels are required for taller/wider tires to keep the tires from rubbing on the components on the underside of the car.

For more information, please see our article "All You Ever Wanted to Know About Tires and Wheels".

Note: Using tires and wheels larger than factory-specification may require the use of a lift kit for clearance, upgraded brakes to compensate for loss of stopping power, and an upgraded electronic speed controller to compensate for loss of torque.

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