old wheels

would 17" rims off the older 80's husky's fit a newer(yet still old), right drive husky? I would assume the sprocket side doesn't matter as you could just run it either way(put the tire on right), and if I got a rear disk, would there be a way to mount that? Would the axle even fit?

I was just thinking this would be a crazy cheap way to sumo a cheap bike.

Husky used the 17 inch rear from 1979 to 1982, and there is a reason why they stopped using it, they ate spokes, and trashed break backing plates.

the years that wheel will work with is.

1977 to 1983.. with some modifications.

use the right wheel for the right year...fix it right the first time, and you wont have to fix it a second time.

ok, so it will not fit at 90's bike then. That is what I wanted to know.

Although there is no inherent reason a 17 would eat spokes other than shitty design in the first place.

what about the old ktm wheels with the sprocket on the right? I would assume they would be considerably different, but...

my advise,

use the correct wheels, for the motorcycle.

i see many late 80,s to 1990,s Huskys parted out on ebay...

do the job right the first time, and you wont have to do it a second time.

my advise,

use the correct wheels, for the motorcycle.

i see many late 80,s to 1990,s Huskys parted out on ebay...

do the job right the first time, and you wont have to do it a second time.

Yeah, I've been looking at those, but I'm unsure if the 80's and early 90's will fit. In the correct sizes - 18/21

If it has a rotor on it (disk brakes) it should fit right?

Called Halls and found out, 95-00 have the same hubs and spacing, so I have to go with those years.

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