Earlier Spoke Rims Onto a 1978 Wing


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mytown
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Earlier Spoke Rims Onto a 1978 Wing

Postby mytown » Fri May 09, 2014 4:28 am



I am considering buying a 1978 project bike. Will the earlier spoke rims will fit?



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Re: Earlier Spoke Rims Onto a 1978 Wing

Postby spookytooth » Tue May 13, 2014 7:18 pm

Magic Eightball says... "Outlook not so good"

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Re: Earlier Spoke Rims Onto a 1978 Wing

Postby Fred Camper » Tue May 13, 2014 9:37 pm

The speedometer drive is on the wrong side and the spacing on the rotors is wrong. It can be done and has been. If you google WhiteTrash you will find a 1978 by Greg Foresi. The wires wheels went in in 2012, the earlier photos show it with Comstars.


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