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Hello,

I'm about to buy new tires and I decided to get this time whitewalls for my VTX1800S. The problem I have is that I can't get the 150/80-17 WW for front anywhere... The closest size are 140/80-17 or 160/70-17. Called the local tire workshop and was told to get only the widest size in this case 160/70-17. Appreciate any suggestion which size to go with?

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I use the 150 on my 1300 really fills up the fender....IMHO the 160 gonna be tight .....good luck
 

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Looks like I'm the first to face such a challange >:), probably go for it and fingers crossed the tire will fit the fender :)



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Looks like I'm the first to face such a challange >:), probably go for it and fingers crossed the tire will fit the fender :)



Greg
No i search for long time to make mi choce 160/80-17 is not avalable so i buy Shinko because its the only match i found 140/80-17 front n 180/65-16 rear cause of the cast wheel on R model the original size was 150/80-17 front n 180/70-16 rear Of corse they are not radial like mi old Elite hope i didn't regret

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All,


unfortunately 160/70-17 doesn't fit into VTX 1800 S... Now will order 140/80-17 and this one should fit.


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Looks great. Thanks for sharing and thanks for saving me having to try the 160. I've been going through the same bs. I contacted a few manufacturers and ended up with the same choices. Now before I order I just have to decide if i want to clean the WWs. The spokes keep me busy enough.
 

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looks awesome!!
i love the look but cant wait to get mine off.
too much of a chore to keep clean...
you have to clean a section...move bike forward or back
clean another section...move bike forward or back and so on
same with rinse and polishing them.
or put it on a lift...sit down and clean.
never again.
 
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