Rim sizes

5 replies to this topic
  • Smoke Eater

Posted February 01, 2008 - 12:14 PM


Does anyone run a 17 rim on the front and the stock 18 on the rear? This seems economical rather than springing for a 17 inch rear wheel.

  • frankiewhipit

Posted February 01, 2008 - 12:33 PM


I do, I have a Honda Hawk front wheel in the front & the stocker in the rear

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  • hondacrf150f1

Posted February 01, 2008 - 02:57 PM


the 18" rear with a 17" front would put even more weight on the front end... seams as though it wouldnt handle that well.

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  • Smoke Eater

Posted February 02, 2008 - 07:30 AM


I'm talking for the street so weight on the front isn't a problem. You can also work the F/R ratio back to stock with the suspension adjustments. The rear axel would be a little higher depending on the aspect ratio of your tires.

  • frankiewhipit

Posted February 02, 2008 - 08:24 AM


I've put about 5,000 miles on my bike with this set up, It works fine! :busted:

  • Smoke Eater

Posted February 02, 2008 - 08:25 AM


Thanks. That was the answer I wanted to hear.

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