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anyone heard of putting a 230/60B15 avon tire on the rear of there 900 custom ive seen it on a couple bikes and it looks great with the original fender to??????
 

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Search around here and you will find all the info you need. I have it and LOVE it. It's the Avon 230/60H15.
 

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Yes it will fit the stock rim. Yes you do have to trim the inner mud flap and belt gaurds. That is about the extent of the mods needed. If you plan on lowering your bike, try and do it all at the same time since you will have your bike on the jack anyway.
 

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Yes it will fit the stock rim. Yes you do have to trim the inner mud flap and belt gaurds. That is about the extent of the mods needed. If you plan on lowering your bike, try and do it all at the same time since you will have your bike on the jack anyway.
awesome thanks for the tips cant wait to get it ordered Is there a difference between the B15 and H15 ?? On avons web site home page they have it listed with a B i think Am21 230/60/B15 OH one more thing did you lower yours and how much if so also have any pics?/
 

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I am not sure about the differance in the B and the H. I have and alot of others have the 230/60H15. I got mine from:

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/productDetail.do;jsessionid=CA11B17E81A60EF87643E8CECAD5B8C3.westring1?navTitle=Tires+and+Wheels&webCatId=8&navType=type&webTypeId=229&prodFamilyId=22944&listingId=&sizeAttr=6999

I also got the Britt lowering kit and went with the full drop. You will need to adjust your shock to 6 or 7 so you do not bottom out. I will send you some other info in a PM since it will have info on another site. I don't have to many recent pics, but I will add a couple to show the difference between stock tire and 230 tire.




 

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very nice thanks I have the same exact bike 2009 I want that rear turn signal but cant find it anywhere also and is that a cover on the rear brake light if so where did you find that??
 

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The turn signals on my bike are a L.E.D. strip I got from Radiantz. I got a 4 way load equilizer to control the rear and foward turn signals since mine are all L.E.D. My front turn signals I stayed with the stock buckets, but painted them black and installed new bulbs. What I like about my front turn signals is that I taped off a 1/8" front edge so after painted, they had a chrome edge like the headlight. I also got my plate frame with L.E.D.'s from Raidiantz. My brake light has the smoked lens cover and L.E.D. light set up from Meancycles. I removed the mount and painted it black also.

http://www.radiantz.com/cart/index1.html?c6.html&1

http://www.meancycles.com/Home.asp?CompanyID=0&BikeType=Cruiser&BikeModelID=5740&AccCategoryID=2232

 

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Oh and if your wondering, the side mount plate is just something I made at work out of flat stock alluminum and a L shaped angle alluminum. Fastened together with pop rivets and painted black attached to the bike with pipe strap and rubber gromet. Toped off with the Radiantz plate cover.
 

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this is awsome news, i was thinking i would have to get a new wheel to fit the 230, how does it affect the speedo
I heard it effects nothing except the turning but you get used to it at least thats what four people have told me that did it the best part is the price 104 dollars for the tire thats nuts im happy and doin it
 

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Oh and if your wondering, the side mount plate is just something I made at work out of flat stock alluminum and a L shaped angle alluminum. Fastened together with pop rivets and painted black attached to the bike with pipe strap and rubber gromet. Toped off with the Radiantz plate cover.
Nice man thanks for all the tips send me stuff as you do other things in the future....:)
 

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Make that five. I've had it on for about a month now and don't notice a difference in handling anymore. Rides smooth and looks great imo.
 

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The tire does like to go straight. But I would have to say the effects on turning is very little. The ride I would have to agree with whitestar, very smooth. The price of $104 on the link I sent you is for the MT90-16. It is $205.99 for the 230.

Also, we need pics to see what your working with!
 

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I haven't bottomed out at all. I have the Britt lowering kit and am at a full drop. I have heard some say they bottom out while 2 up and hit large bumps. I haven't had that problem though.
 

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I haven't bottomed out at all. I have the Britt lowering kit and am at a full drop. I have heard some say they bottom out while 2 up and hit large bumps. I haven't had that problem though.
gillis... can you get pics posted of the belt guard? i've heard people actually taking it off and would rather modify it and leave it on, is that what you did to yours?

if there have been 230's/240's from Avon put on these bike... is there a MM880 XXL match???

ciao
 
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