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This is a 1990 zzr600 (zx600D in the US) 17in x 4.5in rear wheel. This wheel as you can see matches the stock 500r wheel design perfectly. This rim cost me 45 dollars shipped from ebay and is straight as can be, I need to find the appropriate sprocket drive and cush drive (Ninja500r cush/sprocket drive is different and won't work) and a 230mm four bolt pattern rotor, zzr rotor wont work cause its 240mm in diameter. I have a friend who has his own shop (builds custom Harleys for prestigious rich a$$es) who will mill down the sprocket drive and rotor mount and or help me move the rear brake caliper stay outwards, make some spacers and voila! Instant (not really) 4.5 in rim.
Projected cost? Around $200 after all this and maybe black powdercoat. As you can see I have started to strip the paint but not finished yet, its going to have to see a glass bead blaster also..... Harley builder lets me do it myself if I don't want to pay him to do it.....so much fun :twisted: .
You guys will tell me that a 150/60 works fine on the stock rim size. I believe you, its just that I wan't to see if the zx600 rear wheel conversion can be done, and make it look stock at the same time and have people have to glance at it twice when I go out to Sonic on bikers nite! I'm stupid like that .
I'll keep ya''ll (can you tell I'm Texan?) updated as soon as the project starts rollin <=== HAAA! I made a funny..........