“What type of tires do you use for modding your Radio Flyer wagons?”
That is a question that has been emailed to us at info@Mycooldaddy.com more than a couple of times.
The wheels are the basic wheels from a Racing Kart. The sizes I use are 5 inch, but they are available in 6 inch too. I started with 5 inch after getting my first set from a customer. Since having a set in 5 inch, I thought it might be simpler to stay with the same size to keep the money spent to a minimum. I have currently four wagons and two pedal cars and a modded trike that use the three set of tires and wheels I have.
5 inch kart wheels start at 3.5 inches wide and go up in .5 inch increments up to 8.5inches wide! All of the wheels I use are 5 x 4 or 4.5 in the front and 5 x 7 in the back.
These allow the mounting of commonly used Kart racing tires. I prefer to use the smooth dry road race tires. They roll very nice and and unlike the rain tires(treaded) they are easy to find used for little to no money. The rain tires below are over $50 each while the average set of used slicks has cost me no more than $40 for the set.