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Old 03-25-2018, 10:49 AM
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Old front rotor hub

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My kid and I are putting together his "chopper", (2001 1200) and he bought a used 21" narrow glide front rim. Its an OEM 40 spoke. The front brake rotor is a 10", so we need to change it out to an 11.5". The hub on the original rotor measures just under 2.5", but everything I find on the interweb states replacements for a 2.25" hole. What am I missing?
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Old 03-28-2018, 02:49 AM
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47 views and no one has any idea? I've decided to have the rotor milled to fit the front hub.
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47 views and no one has any idea? I've decided to have the rotor milled to fit the front hub.
I believe that before 2000 harley rotors had a smaller opening for the wheel centering lip( 3/4 bearings)
Later models, wth bigger, 1 or 25mm bearing the lip grew slightly- so did the rotor centering hole.
I had old rotors machined out for newer rims. If that answers the question.
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Old 03-29-2018, 02:39 AM
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My son bought a hub circa 1983 or so. These had an enormous hub hole around 2 3/8". Of course around here, there's a minimum charge of $200 at a machine shop, for a $20 rotor!
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