Wrong tire size?


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nlovern
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Wrong tire size?

Post by nlovern » Sat Mar 05, 2016 2:06 pm



Hi,
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?
Thanks
Nathan Lovern,Va



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keithg64
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Re: Wrong tire size?

Post by 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.
It's not what you buy, it's what you build.

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oldishwinger
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Re: Wrong tire size?

Post by 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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