Tire size


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Tire size

Postby greenhorn_1958 » Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:59 am



What is the widest rear tire that will fit the 75 Gl-1000 a 130 or 120.



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Re: Tire size

Postby Placerville » Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:04 pm

A 130 will fit but, nothing bigger without alteration.
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Re: Tire size

Postby greenhorn_1958 » Sat Nov 09, 2013 2:53 pm

What sort of alteration are you referring to

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Re: Tire size

Postby Placerville » Sun Nov 10, 2013 2:39 am

Grinding the swing arm frame so the tire will fit.
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Re: Tire size

Postby Nickel1 » Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:18 pm

What about the front tire size? How wide can you go on the front?
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Re: Tire size

Postby Placerville » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:44 pm

With stock rims....110/90 - 19.
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Re: Tire size

Postby Old Fogey » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:45 pm

Placerville wrote:With stock rims....110/90 - 19.


But you may not like the handling, they're a bit big for the 1.85" rims. I'd stick to 100/90 s


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