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Rear wheel swap options for XJ750 (1981)

Discussion in 'XJ Technical Chat' started by Daniel Sinnott, May 15, 2018.

  1. Daniel Sinnott

    Daniel Sinnott New Member

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    I have come across a cheap 81 XJ750 I am keen to customise, scrambler or bobber (most likely) is my current idea.

    I have a couple of front ends, one of which I will swap onto this (03 R6 or 1997 GSXR750) but they are both a tri-spoke alloy wheel.

    Is there another rear wheel from a later bike I can swap into this that will match (or at leats be close). I'm thinking a later XJ or FJ?? I understand that clearance will be an issue as there is little clearance on the standard tyre, so probably a 3.5 inch rim is going to be the limit!

    Any assistance appreciated.
     
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    Minimutly Active Member

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    The turbo guy fitted a diversion rear end and wheel, needed some narrowing at the bearing if I recall.
     
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    Any links to this build? Cant find anything from search or Google
     
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    Just saw a faceBook post where someone used an Xv535 rear Wheel.....(XV750 might fit too)
     
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    if you look hard enough you can find a few years of spoked virago rims to put on the bike very hard to find
     
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    Thanks for the help - I'll check these out.
     
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    Not much info but...nice pics !! >
     
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