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1990 VFR Front Wheel For My F4i Mock Up

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Old 05-03-2010, 08:26 AM
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Aweasol said I needed a newer vfr wheel so I was like crap...



So I decided to mock it up and see how it all goes. Did run into a little problem since I ordered a 1990 vfr…



Buuuuuuuut since It came with the axle and axle spacers as well as disks, it all works out because as long as I use the stock f4i axle with the vfr spavers everything lines up…



I will need like two washers though to space my calipers in a little bit… not much though… reason I ran into the problem is because the old vfr rims is a smaller rim rather than a 17” lol so ill have staggered rims… but ill try and up the front tire size so you wont even be able to tell








in this pic u can see where im using the washers for spacers... i only need two small ones for each bolt... im going to be purchasing some nice stainless ones to prevent rust...
 

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Old 05-03-2010, 08:28 AM
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lemme know what you guys think... i think between the new wheel as well as the different rotors... i like it more than the f4i set up.... should look good once its all stripped and painted
 
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lol no i just hope i never have to replace the disks
 
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dude no! youre gonna want a 17 in rim, that might be like super hard to find a tire for that one-but i dunno i havent looked, does that place offer returns?
 
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why do you say that van? And na it shouldn't be hard to find tires...

as for returns prolly not it was a individual off ebay...

I'm not really to worried about it. It won't really change anything.. Or at least I don't thhink so
 
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i only say that bc of the tires i havent looked for that size tho BUT what you could do-that would look sick is...

do a 190 50 17 rear, and then a 120 70 (16.5-or whatever size front it is) and then lower it a little in the front and a little in the back too, i might have a linkage to do that also
that would make the bike look pretty cool i think

itll make your rotors look bigger too-which will be nice
 
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how would one go about lowering the front a little? if say i get bored one weekend

EDIT: Never mind lol... Van's a life saver
 

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Old 05-04-2010, 01:20 PM
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As was said above, it is much harder to find tires in a 16. I had a 86 VFR that I sold last year and had one hell of a time finding a decent tire for a decent price. I love having a 17 now. Soo much easier and cheaper to get tires.
 
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well where did u usually end up finding them... i ask bc im going to have a hard time re-selling the rim so ill prolly just keep it...
 
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Originally Posted by zmds18 View Post
well where did u usually end up finding them... i ask bc im going to have a hard time re-selling the rim so ill prolly just keep it...
I ended up getting a set of cheap tires from royal distributing. Some chinese name brand. I believe shark or something like that. They were garbage but any name brand tire I was left with 1-2 choices and expensive.
 

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