Steve Saunders Goldwing Forums - View Single Post - Darkside Question

View Single Post
post #11 of (permalink) Old 04-11-2019, 02:04 PM
Alan_Hepburn
Member
 
Alan_Hepburn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: San Jose, Ca USA
Year: 1994
Make: Honda
Model: GL1500SE
Posts: 118
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by OnaWingAndaPrayer View Post
I do not believe you will get the 195/55R16 to fit in the swingarm or to fit the narrow wheel.

I agree - I tried putting a 195 on my '94 but decided to do some measuring before I went to the trouble of mounting the tire. The swingarm has about 185 mm of clearance so a 195 mm tire is going to be a tight fit! I ended up with the Austone and it fits great. I've heard that they are no longer being shipped to the US, and the only distributor has about 10 left so if you want one you better order it quickly!

Alan Hepburn
1994 GL1500SE with a California Sidecar
San Jose, Ca
Alan_Hepburn is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome