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post #6 of (permalink) Old 09-14-2020, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Mad German View Post
No clearance issues? I always ran a 190/55 on my R1, but it had a 6Ē rim, not the 5.5 of the FJR.
None that I saw. The only thing that could be an issue for some is trying to get the wheel back in with that stock mudflap. One of the first things I did was cut off the big reflector part of the flap when I got the bike.....and it's STILL a tight squeeze getting that tire in there. I'd say you'd need to put a piece of plywood or something under the center stand before lifting it up to get that extra space. As far as other clearances I had no issues. Tire doesn't look "squeezed" either....still has a very nice profile. You can tell it's bigger as well from the back.

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