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I am trying to figure out whatare the correct tire sizes for this bike.

TheHonda spec (from 1978) says "3.50 H19" for the front and "4.50 H17" for the rear.

How do you cross these specsto the modern system? i.e. 110/90-19

I wrote to Dunlop and they replied that the "Do not make" tires for this bike.


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I am trying to figure out whatare the correct tire sizes for this bike.

TheHonda spec (from 1978) says "3.50 H19" for the front and "4.50 H17" for the rear.

How do you cross these specsto the modern system? i.e. 110/90-19

I wrote to Dunlop and they replied that the "Do not make" tires for this bike.

This will help ya..... Google finds everything!

http://www.webbikeworld.com/Motorcyc.../tire-data.htm
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The Dunlop D404 is made in the correct sizes for a GL1000.
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I am trying to figure out whatare the correct tire sizes for this bike.

TheHonda spec (from 1978) says "3.50 H19" for the front and "4.50 H17" for the rear.

How do you cross these specsto the modern system? i.e. 110/90-19

I wrote to Dunlop and they replied that the "Do not make" tires for this bike.

This will help ya..... Google finds everything!

http://www.webbikeworld.com/Motorcyc.../tire-data.htm
I've already seen this on the Web.

The front tire size "3.50 H19" converts to"100/90-19" and that size IS listed by Dunlop.

There is a problem with the rear tire size. "4.50 H17" converts to "120/90-17." Dunlop does NOT list this tire size!


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The Dunlop D404 is made in the correct sizes for a GL1000.
On the Dunlop D404 for the rear,"4.50 H17" (Honda spec) converts to "120/90-17."

Dunlop does NOT list this tire size in thier catalog!

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Your original question never said it had to be Dunlop, only that you wrote them. Are you set on Dunlops?
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Dunlop is not the only company that makes tires....

http://www.ridedirect.com/showProduc...=306&cat_id=45

http://store02.prostores.com/servlet...tail?no=878288
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Shoot this guy an email. Guaranteed to find your tires....

http://www.randakks.com/


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Silicon Sam wrote: THANK YOU Silicon Sam !!! RideDirect.com is GREAT!

I found that Bridgestone-Firestone makes the CORRECT size for the rear on this bike.

That is 120/90-17. Dunlop does NOT make this size.
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The Dunlop D404 is made in the correct sizes for a GL1000.
The Dunlop D404 is NOT made in the correct size for theREAR of a GL1000.


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