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Old 08-22-2013, 07:23 AM   #11
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Location: South Africa - in the Bush
Oddometer: 120
Originally Posted by crashmaster View Post
Why would anyone want to replace the wheels? They are perfectly fine. You must not know anything about off road.

The 990 or equivalent rear wheel fits - in the front you have to use the 1190 hub and then fit new spokes and the 990 rim.

We (in South Africa) have been having a number of problems with bending the front rims - they seem to be to soft for aggressive off-road riding and getting an instant flat on the tubeless tyres is a hair raising experience, so, me for one, will be going back to tubed, narrower and stronger rims - just waiting for the yanks to get their 1190's (and get their ducks in a row) so that I can order some nice heavy duty excel ones with blue hubs and blue rims with orange spoke nipples form KTMTwins
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