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Old 07-07-08, 04:58 PM
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20" rim widths

i bought a set of rims off ebay, after comparing the two rims, it seems that the rear one is slightly wider than the front one.
Is it supposed to be like this or did he just send me the wrong size combinations?

the size is supposed to be 20x1.75



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Old 07-07-08, 09:16 PM
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Ummm, maybe one is 1.5" and the other is 1.75." Measure them.
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how much did you pay? those are trash.
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Old 07-07-08, 10:50 PM
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i paid around 26 bucks
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Old 07-07-08, 10:52 PM
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Originally Posted by minichamp31 View Post
Ummm, maybe one is 1.5" and the other is 1.75." Measure them.
ive never heard of one that's 1.5, lol
but when measuring them, is it the distance from the outside to the outside, or inside to inside?
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Old 07-07-08, 11:13 PM
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looks like you have some generic single wall rim and an alex mx-22 which is basically a thick single wall rim with some reinforcement on the sides. crappy little single walled rims are usually a bit narrower. Neither of them are really going to put up to hard riding. you can still run the same tire sizes on either.
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Old 07-07-08, 11:42 PM
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so you mean i can put 1.75 tires on both of them and it will work?
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Old 07-07-08, 11:59 PM
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wtf, i just measured them and the rear one is almost 1.25 while the front is 1 inch.
i know this isnt right because these wheels are the same as the ones currently on my bike, and they're 1.75
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Did you measure from outside to outside?
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hahaha he measured wrong
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hahaha he measured wrong
Yeah very much so.
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Old 07-08-08, 04:06 PM
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can someone show/tell me how to measure it correctly?
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well how did you measure it?
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Put your tyre on and forget about it.
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Originally Posted by wethepeople View Post
Put your tyre on and forget about it.
inst that dangerous if the size inst correct?
but yea, the way i measured is was...i put the measuring tape on the rim itself.
From left to right basically...
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on the outside of the rim?
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Originally Posted by b3nsonx View Post
inst that dangerous if the size inst correct?
No, don't worry about it. Put it on, stop worrying and ride your bike.
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