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Offline Coyote

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Question on a wheel swap
« on: April 15, 2019, 05:44:12 PM »
Question for a friend of mine....

He has a 1998 EGC and would like to install a 5 spoke wagon wheel off a 2006 Road King. This is a front wheel.

So is this doable with just a bearing change?

Thanks
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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 05:54:41 PM »
The 98 is Timpkins and the 06 isn’t if that helps.
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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2019, 06:02:07 PM »
Keith these adapters allow the use of the 3/4" axle in a 1" wheel bearing. Custom spacers would need to be made.

https://secure.vulcanworks.net/store/Wheel-Bearing-Adapter-Kit-1-to-3-4.html

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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2019, 09:43:09 PM »
these adapters work a treat, lots of outfits make them, I've made a few sets here at home


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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2019, 09:52:42 PM »
The 98 has a cable driven speedometer, I think. If so the 06 wheel won't have the notch for the cable

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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2019, 10:15:38 PM »
Yes to cable speedo but I don’t think the 06 does so that shouldn’t be a problem.  You’ Just have an empty notch.
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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2019, 10:17:13 PM »
The 98 has a cable driven speedometer, I think. If so the 06 wheel won't have the notch for the cable

the notch is in the rotor so shouldn't be too hard to sort out 

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Re: Question on a wheel swap
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2019, 08:50:40 AM »
Thanks guys, I appreciate the info. Cheers
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