car tires for gl1500


Information and questions on GL1500 Goldwings (1988-2000)
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Ravyn
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car tires for gl1500

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Here is a web site that lists many 175x75x16 car tires that should fit the gl1500. However they I think they are in germany and I can't figure out how to do the translator thing.....duhhhh :D

https://www.reifendirekt.de/cgi-bin/rsh ... L&weiter=0



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Ravyn wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:21 pm
Here is a web site that lists many 175x75x16 car tires that should fit the gl1500. However they I think they are in germany and I can't figure out how to do the translator thing.....duhhhh :D

https://www.reifendirekt.de/cgi-bin/rsh ... L&weiter=0
this tire should work just fine, if it is not in that list.

https://tiresize.com/tires/Dunlop/SP-Wi ... -60R16.htm

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1980 Honda cx500 turbo..."SOLD" My latest bike is a 1994 GL1500SE, side car rig.

Re: car tires for gl1500

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Hi Az, thanks for the input. But what I am looking for is a tire with a larger diameter. I do not want to lower the rear end of the bike and I like the lower rpm at any given speed. The Austin was just what I was looking for. Except for the crappy mileage I got out of it. 15,125. miles and it is below the wear bars. So back to a M/C tire for me. Most likely be a Valkyrie rear tire in a Dunlop E4 180 70 16.

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