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Old 10-26-2012, 09:40 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Me front is a dunlop k177 , and is for a honda goldwing
Did you have to modify the front fender, or is that only required for the Metzlers?
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:28 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I got a new set of Metzeler White Walls fitted to my 2012 America this week (Both front and rear). Went straight on with no modifications needed.
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Old 10-28-2012, 02:29 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I got a new set of Metzeler White Walls fitted to my 2012 America this week (Both front and rear). Went straight on with no modifications needed.
Thanks buddy, that's what I needed to here. How do they feel?


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Old 10-28-2012, 07:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I got a new set of Metzeler White Walls fitted to my 2012 America this week (Both front and rear). Went straight on with no modifications needed.
When you get an opportunity post some pictures.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:58 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The front wheel changed from 18" to 19" though, right? 18" fronts require a fender mod?
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Old 10-28-2012, 10:27 PM   #16 (permalink)
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The front wheels on the 2012 are 16" now.

As for the ride, it feels the same as the stock wheels, so I'm happy with that

One thing I did notice though is that the stock rear is marked 170/80-B15, while the white wall is just marked 170/80-15. The front tyre doesn't have the 'B' though, both are 130/90-16's.


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Old 10-29-2012, 12:01 AM   #17 (permalink)
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That is so Sweet. Thanks for the picture.
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Old 10-29-2012, 03:55 AM   #18 (permalink)
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The front wheels on the 2012 are 16" now.

As for the ride, it feels the same as the stock wheels, so I'm happy with that

One thing I did notice though is that the stock rear is marked 170/80-B15, while the white wall is just marked 170/80-15. The front tyre doesn't have the 'B' though, both are 130/90-16's.

I noticed the same thing about the tire code. I found out the the B stand for Bias constructed tires.


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The front wheels on the 2012 are 16" now.

As for the ride, it feels the same as the stock wheels, so I'm happy with that

One thing I did notice though is that the stock rear is marked 170/80-B15, while the white wall is just marked 170/80-15. The front tyre doesn't have the 'B' though, both are 130/90-16's.

Bike looks great!
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:58 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Bike looks great!
Thanks! Still got a few more things planned for it, and then a whole pile more once the factory warranty is up! haha. But it's getting there
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