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  • Tue, Oct 30 2007 3:32 PM

    '77 HD mags

    I'm shopping for tires for a '77CR. Dunlop says none of their tires are compatable with pre-1980 "CM contour rims". The owners manual calls them "taper base rims". I've had non compatable Dunlop Elite S/T tires on it for many, many years. WTF, who new? Is there anything to this? Inquiring minds would like to know.
  • Tue, Oct 30 2007 3:52 PM In reply to

    Re: '77 HD mags

    if you have the CM wheels, those were made specifically for the goodyear tire of the time. i've known guys to run modern tires on those rims, but the smart bet is to replace them with rims made for the non goodyear tires, might save you a blowout, which we all know is a whole lotta fun, if you survive. avon's catalog says the same thing " MUST NOT be fitted to CM contour rims" metzler says " harley davidson 18 and 19 inch CM contour rims are not compatible with metzler tires. consult metzler before fitting pre 1977 harley davidson cycles" so, if you have these rims, i'd say you need to replace em

     

  • Wed, Dec 20 2017 11:29 AM In reply to

    Re: '77 HD mags

     bringing to the top in reply to post about 1980 xl tire bead issue

     

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