Wrong tire size?

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Wrong tire size?

Postby nlovern » Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:06 pm

I have a 85 GL1200 and it has a 120/80/16 front tire and I accidently ordered a 130/90/16 will it fit or will i need to get another tire?
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Re: Wrong tire size?

Postby keithg64 » Sat Mar 05, 2016 4:21 pm

It will fit the rim but not sure about inside the wheel well.
Call the tire place and see if you can change it.
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Re: Wrong tire size?

Postby oldishwinger » Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:11 pm

the recommended front tire for the 1200 is 130/90/16 so that tire is correct, 120 is not the right size. also watch that the tire is rated to carry the goldwing, mimimum is 67H

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