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busfreak
09-26-2009, 10:01 AM
I have an 18 inch wheel that I want to keep the hub. I need to put a 16 inch rim on it so that I can use a larger tire and still keep the same height. My question is, can I use a 16 HD rim with HD spokes and will they lace up to the triumph hub? I have seen this done but didn't know what kind of rim I should get. If someone has done this please email me and let me know.

cHiCoD
09-26-2009, 12:33 PM
i have a triumph hub laced to a 16 inch wheel.

find yourself a 16 inch,4 inch wide HD rim.
basically,the rims they used on late knucks,pans,shovelheads.
there is a guy on ebay that sells spoke kits for a good price.
i will go find his info and post it here for you.

cHiCoD
09-26-2009, 12:35 PM
here you go man.
EXACTLY what you need.
and this is a good price

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Triumph-Chopper-16-HD-Stainless-Spoke-Kit_W0QQitemZ390096891728QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMotorc ycles_Parts_Accessories?hash=item5ad3962f50&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245

busfreak
09-26-2009, 12:54 PM
Thanks for the info, I have a set of 16 inch HD spokes, can those be used.

cHiCoD
09-29-2009, 11:08 AM
No sir.

GrayMitchell
09-29-2009, 11:23 AM
I have a triumph 16" wheel and im looking for an 18" if you wanna trade email me. graymitchell@mac.com