DIY: How To Pick Wheel Size

Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo on 16th Nov 2015


Hawgs Micro Monster 63mm 80a White Wheels

Start off with your truck size. If you don't know what size you need, read our article here.


The general rule for wheels is as follows:

- 150mm or 9" Truck = 65mm and down
- 180mm, 10", and Up Truck = 65mm and up 

Venom Cannibals 76mm 78a White Red Wheels


Deck Style:
Boards with wheel wells, wheel cutouts, or flared wheel wells have more clearance to avoid wheel bite. Because of this, these styles can roll with larger wheels.

Riser size:
Risers can add extra clearance for larger wheels. The larger the riser, the larger the wheel you can add.

Want to know more about wheel shape? Read our article: Kiss My Lips

Need to know about surface types? Read the article Stone Ground vs Smooth.