Rim Swap Question

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kysenrahl
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Rim Swap Question

Postby kysenrahl » Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:25 pm

Right now I have a 180/55ZR17 on the stock rim on my rear and want to put a 190/50ZR17 on but want to...would have to get a 6 Rim...uhh...any problems w swapin it out size wise w the Swing Arm?
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Re: Rim Swap Question

Postby clashman » Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:03 am

180 on the stock rim sounds ridiculous. Post up a photo of it. AFAIK you cant do a straight swap to a 6inch rim it wont fit. There has been plenty of discussion on here about this try a search.
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Re: Rim Swap Question

Postby kysenrahl » Wed Jun 13, 2012 12:35 pm

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Re: Rim Swap Question

Postby kysenrahl » Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:20 pm

Eh...ridiculous how? they fit fine...not beveled up or anything...and you can fit 190's on w a 5.5Rim and Spacers
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Re: Rim Swap Question

Postby clashman » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:42 pm

:lol:
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Re: Rim Swap Question

Postby BRP » Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:42 am

How's the turn in ?
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Re: Rim Swap Question

Postby kysenrahl » Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:30 am

Great...i have them and the stock forks lowered 10mm and the rear at 5 (im 215lbs) and its fast as zhit through turns. I go 80 - 90 through the back roads and still have 1/4 sissy strips on the rear. Im gonna put 6rim w spacers and 190 on the back and inverted suzuki forks up front soon...got to save up to replace the frnt fairings first

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