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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Nov 9th, 2010, 10:38 pm Thread Starter
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squeeze a 150 tire on rear? 85 K100

I have read many threads of people putting a 140 width tire on the pre 91 K100's. I did the same and it seemed to work out just fine. But here is my question, has anyone put a 150 on sucessfully - on the older snowflake rims? I'm tempted to try it , worst I would be out is $30 installation. I know the smartest option is to get a newer 3 spoke wheel with a 160 on it but i like my powder coated black snowflakes too much.
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No go on the 150. I was just at a shop during lunch and did some measurements, it would definitely rub against the swing arm.
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Add shims until it clears .................................................. .

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