Question about Cycling

2 Answers

Is there any problem with mounting a 24x1.75 tire on a 24x1.375 wheel? I am building a 3 wheel recumbent bike and the 3-speed geared hub I found is from a Huffy bike that had 1.375 tires and wheels. I would like to put a wider tire on my drive wheel if possible.

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 35 Answers

Strictly speaking:

Typically, 24x1.375 (1-3/8") wheels are either 540mm ("E5") or 547mm ("S5") in diameter. (Yes, annoying as it is, 24 inches doesn't always mean 24 inches!)

If you're planning on fitting a 24x1.75 tire, make sure it is the proper diameter to fit the rim. Since the wheel was from a Huffy, it's probably an S5, or 547mm rim.

Practically speaking:
Any 24x1.75 tire will probably fit the rim. As long as the tire's bead seats on the rim, the 3/8" difference in width should not present any problems.


Good luck!

more info on tire/wheel sizing:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire_sizing.html

Posted on Oct 28, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks for the info! I did not know that there are different diameters for 24" tires. Now that I know what to look for, I can make good decisions."

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have some NOS Carlisle 24x1.375 tires for sale. Is that the size you need?

Posted on Dec 24, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to change front wheel bearings on a 4 wheel drive dodge nitro?


HUB AND BEARING
1. Raise and support the vehicle.
2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
3. Remove the caliper adapter. Refer to Brakes/Hydraulic/Mechanical/CALIPER, Disc Brake - Removal.
CAUTION: Never allow the disc brake caliper to hang from the brake hose. Damage to the brake hose will result. Provide a suitable support to hang the caliper securely.
4. Remove the disc brake rotor. Refer to Brakes/Hydraulic/Mechanical/ROTOR, Brake - Removal.
5. Remove the wheel speed sensor. Refer to Brakes/Electrical/SENSOR, Wheel Speed - Removal.
Fig. 47: HALF SHAFT BEARING BOLTS
6. Remove the axle shaft nut. (if equipped with four wheel drive)
7. Remove the three mounting bolts (1) for the hub. bearing assembly.
8. Remove the hub/bearing.
Installation

INSTALLATION

Fig. 48: HALF-SHAFT BEARING BOLTS
1. Install the hub/bearing assembly to the vehicle.
2. Install the three mounting bolts (1) for the hub/bearing. Tighten the bolt to 130 N.m (96 ft.Ibs.).
3. Install the axle shaft nut. Tighten the nut to 135 N.m (100 ft.Ibs.). (if equipped with four wheel drive)
4. Install the wheel speed sensor to the hub. Tighten the bolt to 13.5 N.m (10 ft.Ibs.). Refer to Brakes/Electrical/SENSOR, Wheel Speed - Installation .
5. Install the disc brake rotor. Refer to Brakes/Hydraulic/Mechanical/ROTOR. Brake - Installation .
6. Install the disc brake caliper adapter. Tighten the nut to 135 N.m (100 ft.Ibs.). Refer to Brakes/Hydraulic/Mechanical/ROTOR, Brake - Installation .
7. Install the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tires and WheelsAYheels - Standard Procedure . 5250a498-52fa-4c0c-8687-d0c1ee25e9f7.jpg Auto Repair Help US

Sep 02, 2014 | 2007-2011 HA590245 Dodge Nitro Front Wheel...

1 Answer

Low speed wobble 3 wheel harley


Hi Mark, and the usual suspects are:
1. Improperly loaded motorcycle. Non standard equipment on the front end such asheavy radio receivers, extra lightning equipment or luggage tends to cause unstable handling.
2. Incorrect air suspension pressure.
3. Damaged tire(s) or improper front-rear tire combination
4. Irregular or peaked front tire tread wear.
5. Incorrect tire pressure.
6. Shock absorber not functioning normally.
7. Loose wheel axle nuts.
8. Excessive wheel hub bearing play.
9. Improper vehicle alignment.
10.Steering head bearings improperly adjusted.
11. Tire and wheel unbalanced.
12. Rims and tires out of round or eccentric with hub.
13. Rims and tires out-of-true sideways.
14. Shock absorber improperly adjusted.
15. Worn engine stabilizer links.
16. Damaged rear engine isolation mounts.
17. Swing arm pivot shaft nut improperly tightened or assembled.
Good luck and have nice day

Nov 22, 2012 | Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage Softail...

1 Answer

2009 FLSTC. slight vibration and wheel wobble.


Hi Anonymous, and the usual suspects are:
1. Improperly loaded motorcycle. Non standard equipment on the front end such asheavy radio receivers, extra lightning equipment or luggage tends to cause unstable handling.
2. Incorrect air suspension pressure.
3. Damaged tire(s) or improper front-rear tire combination
4. Irregular or peaked front tire tread wear.
5. Incorrect tire pressure.
6. Shock absorber not functioning normally.
7. Loose wheel axle nuts.
8. Excessive wheel hub bearing play.
9. Improper vehicle alignment.
10.Steering head bearings improperly adjusted.
11. Tire and wheel unbalanced.
12. Rims and tires out of round or eccentric with hub.
13. Rims and tires out-of-true sideways.
14. Shock absorber improperly adjusted.
15. Worn engine stabilizer links.
16. Damaged rear engine isolation mounts.
17. Swing arm pivot shaft nut improperly tightened or assembled.
Good luck and have nice day

Aug 01, 2012 | 2009 Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage...

1 Answer

Hard to handle when idling slow


Hi Anonymous, and the usual suspects are:
1. Improperly loaded motorcycle. Non standard equipment on the front end such asheavy radio receivers, extra lightning equipment or luggage tends to cause unstable handling.
2. Incorrect air suspension pressure.
3. Damaged tire(s) or improper front-rear tire combination
4. Irregular or peaked front tire tread wear.
5. Incorrect tire pressure.
6. Shock absorber not functioning normally.
7. Loose wheel axle nuts.
8. Excessive wheel hub bearing play.
9. Improper vehicle alignment.
10.Steering head bearings improperly adjusted.
11. Tire and wheel unbalanced.
12. Rims and tires out of round or eccentric with hub.
13. Rims and tires out-of-true sideways.
14. Shock absorber improperly adjusted.
15. Worn engine stabilizer links.
16. Damaged rear engine isolation mounts.
17. Swing arm pivot shaft nut improperly tightened or assembled.
Good luck and have nice day

Jun 03, 2012 | Harley Davidson FXDWGI Dyna Wide Glide...

1 Answer

REMOVAL OF FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS


Front (4 Wheel Drive) To Remove:
  1. Raise and support the vehicle
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Tire and wheel assembly
    • Rotor (See: Disc Brake Rotor)
    • Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt from the steering knuckle
    • Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor
    • Front drive halfshaft assembly (See: Halfshaft)
    • Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts 4WD front hub 9308kg35.gif

    • Hub and bearing assembly
To Install:
  1. Clean all corrosion or contaminates from the steering knuckle bore and the hub and bearing assembly
  2. Lubricate the steering knuckle bore with wheel bearing grease or the equivalent
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Hub and bearing assembly
    • Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts and tighten the hub to knuckle bolts; Torque to: 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
    • Front drive halfshaft assembly (See: Halfshaft)
    • Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor
    • Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle and tighten the bolt; Torque to: 106 inch. lbs. (12 Nm)
    • Rotor (See: Disc Brake Rotor
    • Tire and wheel assembly
    Wheel lug nut tightening sequence gm_trk_sub15_wheel_lug_nut_tight_seq.gif

  4. Torque the lug nuts to specification
  5. Test drive the vehicle to confirm the repairs
prev.gif next.gif

Aug 03, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

1 Answer

My Schwinn recumbent bike seems to be working in reverse. High is like pedaling air and low offers just a little resistance. What can I do?


What kind of gearing is on this bike..Can you post a pic?? If it is an integral geared hub then there may be issues with the inner workings. If it has gears like a ten speed then there may be a worn ratchet mechanism in the gear head?? not sure as your question is kind of vague..

Mar 20, 2010 | Cycling

7 Answers

PTS Turbo 1000 Recumbent Exercise bike


Hey im55830,

I was the production foreman for Pro Tec way back when, so hopefully I can help you a little.

As for the tire, depending on the actual production date and model, most of them were manufactured in house, so unless someone happens to have a supply stashed somewhere there is no direct replacement.

It is possible, and some of the first ones built did, use a normal tubed bicycle tire. We switched from those because under heavy use they did wear faster than we liked. So that is one option. I understand there maybe a website that carries solid tires that will work. Another option is to attempt to make a tire. The material should be available at a home repair store, if you took the tire in and tried to match the tubing. This is a last resort in my opinion but it is feasible.

Honestly I think I would try a normal tire or solid first. You should be able to remove the wheel and take it to a bicycle shop. It will need a liner to protect the inner tube. If you need I can walk you through removing and reinstalling the wheel.

As for the computer. For the life of me I can't remember the brand we used. I am guessing you have the handlebar mounted one with a small square head, as opposed to the fully computerised 2000 model.

Replacing it may be a bit of a problem. The computer set up was a stock bicycle computer. However we made a jumper wire to accomidate the length of the frame that plugged into the sensor lead and the computer mount.

As a stock item the sensor was connected to the mount so it involved cutting the wires, soldering connectors onto both the cut end of the mount and sensor. Then making another wire with connectors to run from under the seat along the frame and to where the sensor is mounted near the wheel. In theory any new bicycle computer could be used to replace the old one.

If you aren't up for that task, there's the possibility that there is some sort of wireless system available.

To install it you would need to lossen or remove the wheel cover to mount the other half of the sensor unit to the spokes. Depending on when the bike was manufactured this can range for very easy to a bit tricky.

Probably not everything you wanted to hear but I hope it helps

Feb 03, 2010 | Cycling

1 Answer

2004 silverado 4x4 2500 left front wheel bearing


  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Tire and wheel assembly Caliper and rotor Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt from the steering knuckle Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor Front drive halfshaft assembly on four wheel drive models Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts Hub and bearing assembly O-ring seal from the steering knuckle bore (2500 series)
  3. Clean and inspect the O-ring seal
To install:
  1. Clean all corrosion or contaminates from the steering knuckle bore and the hub and bearing assembly.
  2. Install the O-ring to the steering knuckle (2500 series).
  3. Lubricate the steering knuckle bore with wheel bearing grease or the equivalent.
  4. Install or connect the following:

    Hub and bearing assembly Hub and bearing assembly mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm). Front drive halfshaft assembly on four wheel drive models Electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor Wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle. Tighten to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm). Rotor Tire and wheel assembly.
You can go to autozone.com and register for free online repair manual with everything you need.

Jan 19, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Crew Cab

1 Answer

Frt. wheel bearings 2003 h-2


2003 Hummer H2 V8-6.0L VIN U
Wheel Bearing: Service and Repair
WHEEL HUB, BEARING, AND SEAL REPLACEMENT
REMOVAL PROCEDURE
NOTE: Never place vehicle on the ground with the halfshaft removed or the halfshaft nut torqued improperly. Otherwise, bearing seals may become
dislodged causing premature wear and/or damage to the hub and bearing assembly.
1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
2. Remove the tire and wheel.
3. Remove the rotor.
4. Remove the wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt from the steering knuckle.
5. Disconnect the electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor.
6. Remove the wheel driveshaft nut retaining cover.
7. Remove the wheel driveshaft assembly retaining nut and washer from the wheel driveshaft assembly.
Disengage the wheel driveshaft from the wheel hub and bearing.
8. Remove the wheel hub and bearing mounting bolts.
9. Remove the wheel hub and bearing and splash shield from the vehicle.
10. Remove the O-ring seal from the steering knuckle bore.
11. Remove the wheel speed sensor from the wheel hub and bearing.
12. Clean and inspect the O-ring seal.
13. Replace the seal it the following conditions exist:
- Nicks
- Cuts
- Dry or brittle
- Compression set
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
1. Clean all corrosion or contaminates from the steering knuckle bore and the hub and bearing assembly.
2. Lubricate the steering knuckle bore with wheel bearing grease or the equivalent.
3. Install the O-ring to the steering knuckle.
NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
4. Install the wheel speed sensor to the wheel hub and bearing.
Tighten
Tighten the sensor mounting bolt to 18 N.m (13 lb ft).
5. Install the wheel hub and bearing and splash shield to the vehicle.
6. Install the wheel hub and bearing mounting bolts.
Tighten
Tighten the wheel hub to knuckle bolts to 180 N.m (133 lb ft).
7. Install the nut and washer retaining the wheel drive shaft assembly to the wheel hub and bearing.
Tighten
Tighten the nut to 210 N.m (155 lb ft).
8. Connect the electrical connection for the wheel speed sensor.
9. Install the wheel speed sensor and brake hose mounting bracket bolt to the steering knuckle.
Tighten
Tighten the bolt to 12 N.m (106 lb in).
10. Install the rotor.
11. Install the tire and wheel.
12. Lower the vehicle.
907ae15.jpg


Sep 15, 2009 | 2003 Hummer H2

1 Answer

Mens Titan Pathfinder Mountain Bike


If the gears will no longer go back on the bike, I would recommend buying a new wheel (including a new rear hub). It is usually easier and more cost effective to buy a wheel than to replace the hub. To replace the hub (the part that is stripped on your bike) you would also have to remove and replace spokes, etc. Search online for the wheel size you need (probably 26" - you can check the tire size) or take to a reliable bicycle shop and they will gladly help you. Anyway, you need a new hub but probably better off getting a new wheel - much easier.

Feb 14, 2009 | TitanNet Bike USA Titan Pathfinder Ladies...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cycling Logo

Related Topics:

164 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cycling Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

John Egan
John Egan

Level 2 Expert

73 Answers

Are you a Cycling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...