WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #31 by rcmatt007 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:24 pm

there was also a lester 18" rear wheel

and then a star front wheel (mfg unknown)

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #32 by sunnbobb » Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:14 pm

Perfect Rodger, I knew there were some options on the Lesters, wasnt sure what they were. Aspy, I;ll use the cropped photos, thanks
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #33 by 82aspy » Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:37 pm

i'm sure i can find 'clean' pix of just wheels if that helps

i think the one pix is a front wheel off a early magna but no one else has confirmed it

that wheel was also on the last year cx650 series and prob other models

if i'm correct then other year/model magna wheels will work as well as prob sabre wheels, fronts anyway

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #34 by HOTT » Sat Dec 14, 2013 10:40 pm

Great reference guide ! With a little add copy to boot.

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #35 by alwing17 » Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:43 am

Lester made a 19" front and an 18" front. Rears were 16" and 18" In 6 bolt rotor pattern and 5 bolt ('78-'79)
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #37 by rcmatt007 » Mon Dec 16, 2013 7:19 am

alwing17 wrote:Lester made a 19" front and an 18" front. Rears were 16" and 18" In 6 bolt rotor pattern and 5 bolt ('78-'79)


I believe Kobou (?) from Joplin has 18 front and back on a 78.... rare as hens teeth
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #38 by ericheath » Mon Dec 16, 2013 12:35 pm

I have an 18" back on my Hybrid 77. It helps with rpm a little, but it's hard to find anyone who makes 90 height tires any more. I currently have a 140/80/18 and it is really no bigger than a 130/90/18 which is stock. I would love to find a 150/90/18. I think it would fit because the swing arm is actually bigger in that direction rather than smaller as when trying to fit a 140/90/16. The only ones I've seen are off-road treads.
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Post #39 by Briang » Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:09 pm

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #40 by Motowalt » Mon Dec 16, 2013 6:17 pm

I'm getting ready to have a rear Lester and front 83 mag wheel powdercoated...

The Lester has a small area along the edge of the rim that is mildly pitted...

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1. How should that be repaired before powdercoating? ie JB weld, liquid metal, aluminum welded?....

2. What preparation should be done by me before taking the wheels to the powdercoater?
(remove valve stems and wheel bearings or leave them in and replace them afterwards etc...)...

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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #41 by sunnbobb » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:06 am

Sand paper it smooth.
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #42 by rcmatt007 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:33 am

take all the things off before powder. as for the pitting, lester wheels weren't baby bottom smooth brand new
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #43 by sunnbobb » Wed Dec 18, 2013 1:02 am

1. added clarified 78-79 comstar differences
2. added star front wheel
3. added cx500t wheels
4. corrected typo re: rear lester wheel
5. added link to lester history.
6. added copy regarding lester sizes
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #44 by sunnbobb » Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:43 am

Added polished Comstar wheels to article
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Re: WINGIPEDIA - GOLDWING WHEELS 1975-1984

Post #45 by 82aspy » Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:24 pm

this thread has included non goldwing wheels that fit, or be made to work on original goldwing front forks/yokes,

i'm aware of 3-4 diff front fork or fork/yoke swaps that then can include another make wheel on a wing

maybe should be a separate thread ~ 'front ends (options)'?

a new thread? or here?
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