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I don't know if this has been discussed or not, but does anybody know if the 01 - 17 rear wheel can be replaced with an 18+ rear wheel. I guess I could look up the specs, but you guys always give more details than just numbers.
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toanogreen wrote: Sat Nov 12, 2022 8:13 am I don't know if this has been discussed or not, but does anybody know if the 01 - 17 rear wheel can be replaced with an 18+ rear wheel. I guess I could look up the specs, but you guys always give more details than just numbers.
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Not without extensive modification.
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Post by keithg64 »

I just read on another site that a guy put an 18 on his 06 and it will bolt up. However you need longer wheel studs and should machine 10 mm off the back of the hub because of the offset of the 18s swingarm. But it can be done relatively simple if you have the right tools.


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