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# Why vehicles have 4 or 6 or 8 wheels?

Updated: 9/20/2023

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Bicycles have 2, tricycles and motor bikes with sidecars have 3 - so the question is based on an incorrect premise.

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Q: Why vehicles have 4 or 6 or 8 wheels?
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### How many wheels to train?

Depends how many wagons or carriages a train has. A goods wagon can have 4 wheels, but 8 is more usual, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A passenger carriage normally has 8, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A locomotive has 8 or 12, 4 or 6 on each of 2 bogies. Then multiply by the number of vehicles in the train. For example, a 12-car passenger train has 96 wheels. Other arrangements are possible, where a bogie of 4 wheels is shared between two adjoining carriages, for example on French TGV high speed trains. This gives greater stability at high speeds.

### How many wheels does train have?

Depends how many wagons or carriages the train has. A goods wagon can have 4 wheels, but 8 is more usual, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A passenger carriage normally has 8, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A locomotive has 8 or 12, 4 or 6 on each of 2 bogies. Then multiply by the number of vehicles in the train. For example, a 12-car passenger train has 96 wheels. Other arrangements are possible, where a bogie of 4 wheels is shared between two adjoining carriages, for example on French TGV high speed trains. This gives greater stability at high speeds.

### How many wheels are in a train?

Depends how many wagons or carriages the train has. A goods wagon can have 4 wheels, but 8 is more usual, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A passenger carriage normally has 8, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A locomotive has 8 or 12, 4 or 6 on each of 2 bogies. Then multiply by the number of vehicles in the train. For example, a 12-car passenger train has 96 wheels. Other arrangements are possible, where a bogie of 4 wheels is shared between two adjoining carriages, for example on French TGV high speed trains. This gives greater stability at high speeds.

### How many wheels are on a tractor trailer?

If the tractor trailers has duels only. You have 18 weels. (10 on front 8 on back) If the tractor trailers has super singles only, you got 10 wheels (6 wheels on the front and 4 on the back) If the trailer has super singles only, you have 14 wheels, (tractor has 10 wheels and trailer has 4) If your tractor has super singles only you looking at having, 14 wheels (6 wheels on the front 8 on the back)

### What are the combinations for 2 4 6 8?

Your a bum 4 lising 2 me 2 4 6 8 2 4 8 6 2 6 4 8 2 6 8 4 2 8 4 6 2 8 6 4 4 2 6 8 4 2 8 6 4 6 2 8 4 6 8 2 4 8 2 6 4 8 6 2 6 2 4 8 6 2 8 4 6 4 2 8 6 4 8 2 6 8 2 4 6 8 4 2 8 2 4 6 8 2 6 4 8 4 2 6 8 4 6 2 8 6 2 4 8 6 4 2 That's all 24 possible combinations.

### How many wheels does a tour bus have?

A bus has exactly 8 wheels everybody who say 4 is wrong

### How many wheel does a train have?

Depends how many wagons or carriages the train has. A goods wagon can have 4 wheels, but 8 is more usual, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A passenger carriage normally has 8, 4 on each of 2 bogies. A locomotive has 8 or 12, 4 or 6 on each of 2 bogies. Then multiply by the number of vehicles in the train. For example, a 12-car passenger train has 96 wheels. Other arrangements are possible, where a bogie of 4 wheels is shared between two adjoining carriages, for example on French TGV high speed trains. This gives greater stability at high speeds.

### 8 4 W of a C?

The answer to this brain twister is 4 W of a C, which means 4 Wheels on a Car

### For steam locomotives what does a 4-8-8-4 wheel arrangement mean?

The Union Pacific "big boy" ; 4 wheel lead truck - 8 drive wheels - 8 (more) drive wheels - 4 wheel trailing truck.

### What are the release dates for CHiPs - 1977 Wheels of Justice 4-8?

CHiPs - 1977 Wheels of Justice 4-8 was released on: USA: 21 December 1980

### Need to use the same 4 numbers10 different times to come up with answers from 1 to 10 using these numbers 2 4 6 8?

8 - 4 - 6 / 2 = 1 (6 + 2) / (8 - 4) = 2 6 &times; 2 / (8 - 4) = 3 4 &times; 8 / (6 + 2) = 4 6 - 8 / 4 &times; 2 = 5 6 + 2 &times; 4 - 8 = 6 (6 + 8) / (4 - 2) = 7 8 + 6 - 2 - 4 = 8 8 + 4 - 6 / 2 = 9 8 - 6 + 2 &times; 4 = 10

### Can you make 7 using only numbers 2 4 6 8?

Yes, here are most of them: (2 * 4) / 8 + 6 = 7 (2 - 6) / 4 + 8 = 7 (2 / 8) * 4 + 6 = 7 (4 - 6) / 2 + 8 = 7 (4 / 8) * 2 + 6 = 7 (6 / 2) - 4 + 8 = 7 ((6 + 8) * 2) / 4 = 7 (8 / 2) / 4 + 6 = 7