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Old 03-02-2013, 10:56 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Hairyjohn View Post
Just the beginning
After a lot of thought I have gone for 16" x 6.J alloys ... Starting with the bike it looks like a two part affair, I have drawn it up and made a wood mock up and it looks like I will need to run about 1/4" out of centre ... Bit of a shame but the pay off is a good choice of tyres which will allow me to run close to standard gearing or drop almost 10% just with rubber.


You'll never notice the offset. Granted your diff bearings will see a higher side load but handling will not suffer.

16 X 6 rim and tyre ... have you taken into consideration how much the two will weigh compared to the stock setup ? Weight ( inertia ) will kill acceleration more than you think

What do you mean by " two part adapter " ?

I'm diagonally parked in a parallel universe.
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