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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 09:03 AM
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In all honesty a solid rear rim may catch a bit more wind regardless of the fact that you are on a bagger than any other sort of rim. Were it my bike I would do something different. I realize that you do not see much of the rear rim but I see it as a waste of money.

Either powder or chrome the stock wheel or get s et of wheels. that is what I would do. Of course not everyone does things the same but I hate to see money wasted.
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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 09:44 AM
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Try looking into www.willyshiny.com for chrome HD wheels cheap

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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by HD_Shock View Post
You can find them but they're not all that much cheaper than a custom wheel. HogPro makes one for around $1100 and Yaffe has one for about $800. I considered going that route but when I saw the prices I just went with the matched wheel.



Another option would be doing an exchange with Willy Shiny ... it won't be solid but at least it'd be chrome. (and cheaper!)
I would but they don't make the agitator in 17"

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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 05:42 AM
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why so stuck on a 17 in the back? thats an odd size and you'll have a hard time finding tires while on the road should you pick up a nail or something.

the difference in radius between the stock 16'' and the cvo 18'' is only about 3/8'' due to the lower profile tire on the 18.

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post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 07:10 AM
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Here is a picture of an 18" front and 16" rear. Although I am pretty sure you can not get a 16 agitator. That was the wheel that I was looking at. And then I got the Blade wheels, so that I could match.


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