New Rear Tire on a 79 GL 1000


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asreevatsa
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New Rear Tire on a 79 GL 1000

Postby asreevatsa » Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:07 pm



Hello....I am new to this message board. I would just like to know if there is any way to put a wider swingarm and rear tire on a 1979 GL 1000?



SnoBrdr
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Re: New Rear Tire on a 79 GL 1000

Postby SnoBrdr » Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:09 pm

asreevatsa wrote:Hello....I am new to this message board. I would just like to know if there is any way to put a wider swingarm and rear tire on a 1979 GL 1000?


Yes.

Check here: http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=54078&hilit=swingarm

ahd here: http://www.ngwclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=54491&hilit=swingarm

Can be quite a bit of work tho.

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Re: New Rear Tire on a 79 GL 1000

Postby asreevatsa » Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:54 pm

Thanks SnoBrdr....do you know the specifics of what exactly is involved?

SnoBrdr
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Re: New Rear Tire on a 79 GL 1000

Postby SnoBrdr » Thu Oct 23, 2014 5:20 pm

asreevatsa wrote:Thanks SnoBrdr....do you know the specifics of what exactly is involved?


It depends on what you plan to do and what parts you want to use but view those pages and others there.




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