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Larger front wheel.

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Other than raising the front fender, what else is needed when putting on a slightly larger front wheel?
I already have the wheel, and it's been on a Rebel before, I just want to know if there are any roadblocks or dangers that haven't yet come to mind.
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The speedometer already reads a little too high (~10%), which a known with these Rebels. That's 1 reason for making it only slightly larger.
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Like I said above the wheel was already been on another Rebel ('87). Someone had another rim respoked with a Rebel hub so it does fit & it is a centered 1st gen setup.
I plan to raise the fender.
So it seems that it'll work.
Now I just need to check for the trueness & such of it, because it'd been in a wreck. No impact, just poor "engineering" on the POs part
I'll definitely examine it very closely before trusting my life to it.
My wheel is buried in my new garage due to our recent move. When I find it... I'll post size & pictures.
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