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What is the largest Tire that I can fit on a 3" wide rim (16x3 road king standard wheel) I know that stock rear tire on a road king is a 150, would it be posible to fit a 160 or 180 on the 3" rim? I understand that there are other modifications to be made, im just interested in fitting the tire on the wheel. THanks.
 

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alpineskiman said:
What is the largest Tire that I can fit on a 3" wide rim (16x3 road king standard wheel) I know that stock rear tire on a road king is a 150, would it be posible to fit a 160 or 180 on the 3" rim? I understand that there are other modifications to be made, im just interested in fitting the tire on the wheel. THanks.
The stock rear tire on a Road King (depending on year) would be either a 130 or a 140. Not a 150. The 150 is about as big as you can put on a 3" wide rim. Most 150s with perform better on a 3.5" wide rim.
 

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alpineskiman said:
the heritage runs a 150, is that on a 3.5" rim?
Don't know about the Heritage. Call the dealer and ask them. If you are planning on putting a 150 on a Road King make sure the tire has a 77H load rating. The Heritage 150 tire only has a rating of 71H.
 

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its actually going on a softail. Thanks for the help
Well then there are several kits out there that will let you put a 200 on the rear.
 

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I know the only thing that is stopping me from going that route is that I would like to keep the wagon wheels on front and rear.
 

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You will not be able to go with a 160 or a 180. The 160 requires a 4.5 inch wheel and the only 180 that will fit on a 4.5 inch wheel is a Screamin Eagle Dunlop 180/70 17. That is made to go on a stock Deuce 17x4.5. Other wise you will need to go with an 18x5.5 to mount a 180. Plus, a stock softtail fender will not work. A Deuce fender will though. But you said you wanted to keep your stock wheels, so I think you can only go with a 130 or 140.
 
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