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Old 10-21-2013, 08:37 AM   #2879
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Saxess and Excel rim's.

Originally Posted by jasonmt View Post
I have a 2011 Husky TXC 449 that I have had since new and just picked up a leftover 2011 Husky TE 449 and am planning on stripping them both down over the winter; putting all of the aftermarket and any "better" TXC parts on the TE. Planning on selling the TXC in the spring after I am sure that the TE is fully sorted as a 95% off road bike but fully street legal.

Both bikes have Grimeca polished hubs but the TXC has OEM issue Excel Takasago rims and the TE has Saxxes Race (bike is brand new but has been on the floor for 3 years, assuming the Saxxes Race were a fill in item?), just wondering if one is better than the other assuming all other parts of the wheel sets are identical?

The Excel rim's are a little stronger than the Saxess, they are made with a little stronger aluminum that is more resistant to bending.

All other part's like spokes/hub's should be the same. You just want to make sure the spacing is the same on the hub.

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