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xlh75rider
post May 27 2014, 03:18 PM
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75 Ironhead stock pie shaped caliper. I have a new 21" front wheel given to me by a buddy that has the hub to fit my '75 Ironhead with the clover shaped type of rotor and the pie shaped caliper. Will this wheel/caliper combo fit my bike? I heard stories of the back of the caliper being too close or even hitting the spokes with a 21" wheel change from a 19". Anybody ever done this wheel change?
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post Oct 8 2016, 12:38 AM
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post Oct 8 2016, 07:32 AM
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Wow. This never got advice comments. I don't have a clue about your situation, but I'm surprised that no one else does either.
I wish you luck for sure, and I'd like to know the answer too.
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post Oct 8 2016, 11:04 AM
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Well all I can say is try it...

If it touches then modify it to get enough clearance... Whether you have someone fabricate a special bracket or use some shims to get enough clearance...

I'm sure what you're trying to do can be done but it might take some customization and creative thinking...

Post some pics...
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post Oct 8 2016, 12:06 PM
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(IMG:style_emoticons/default/stupid.gif) Hell, you've had 2 1/2 years to put it together and see if it fits.

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