Originally Posted by Elbow
Is anyone out there still watching this thread? I saw that some of the XVs pictured in this thread have wire wheels. I have my old sack of crap running reliably now, and am starting to work on making her pretty. I'd love to change over to wire wheels. Is there anyone out there who has done the change and knows how to git-er-done? I have the 81 XV920R.
I thought of doing it too, but when faced with losing the enclosed chain drive I decided against it.
If I recall you need to find some wheels from an early XS650.
The Virago forum has some threads on it.