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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-07-2013, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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Widest tire on vulcan 1600

I got an 03 Vulcan 1600 whats the widest tire I could put on it with no mods?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-10-2013, 08:23 PM
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A 180/65-16 rear leaves about 1/4 inch clearance between the driveshaft tunnel and the sidewall.

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If you're willing to consider the Dark Side, a 195/60-16 Bridgestone Turanza or Hankook Optimo leaves 1/8" or less between the sidewall and the drive shaft tunnel. Visually, that's as wide as you're gonna get without modding the swingarm.

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