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I have a 140/90 back tire on my 94 I think its to wide rubbing belt its a stock bike. Do u agree?

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Most likely the back wheel is out of alignment.
With the front wheel held (exactly as possible) straight ahead.
From the back you can sight along the outside edges of the back tire on each side, as high up as you can for better accuracy.
You can use a long straight edge instead,
It should be the same amount wider than the front on both sides, get a friend to hold the bike vertical and another to hold a ruler or tape measure on the side front tire where you can see it.
This is very important to handling as well. The manufacturers marks on the back axle adjustment points are not always accurate.
The front and rear pulleys should also be perfectly aligned.
If the wheel alignment is okay then yes the tire could be too wide.

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SOURCE: Dyna Wide Glide Rear Tire

i called a place ( hogpro.com) about wheels for my 07 fxdwg and talked to the guy there. he said a 180 will fit with no problems and a 200 will fit in the swingarm and fender, you just have to center the wheel and deal with the turn signal brackets etc. Does anyone know where i can get a set of rear struts that are just plain with no recess for the turn signals that will bolt on to the stock bike? I am gonna try the 200/55-18 this winter on a 18x 5.5" wheel.

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SOURCE: Dyna Wide Glide Rear Tire

i called a place ( hogpro.com) about wheels for my 07 fxdwg and talked to the guy there. he said a 180 will fit with no problems and a 200 will fit in the swingarm and fender, you just have to center the wheel and deal with the turn signal brackets etc. Does anyone know where i can get a set of rear struts that are just plain with no recess for the turn signals that will bolt on to the stock bike? I am gonna try the 200/55-18 this winter on a 18x 5.5" wheel.

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Rear wheel is probably not tracking true, have you replaced the rear tire recently?

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SOURCE: 93 FXR Rear tire rubs belt guard w/axle centered.

Bike was wrecked? Sounds to me like the frame and/or swingarm is bent.

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