Hey guys just wondering if anyone knows or could find out how involved it would be to swap wheels from a 99 zx9r to a 99 zx6r.
I think they're the same width on the back anyways but the front I don't know about if anyone can help that would be awesome.
I'm sure they are both the same just maybe the axle holes may be different if that's the case just change the bearings.....See if they take the same size tires and if so they are the same sizes. Why do you want to change?? No performance gains there. Unless your wheel is pooched.
I'm building the bike up because I love it but the performance parts are getting harder to find. I'm never gonna sell the bike so I have a ton into it. I want racing wheels but for the zx6r of that year they are nearly impossible to find. The Marchesini wheels and such are easier to find for the ZX9Rs so I am looking into that possibility. I don't have time right now for too much hassle though so I was wondering if anyone would know.
I'm pretty sure the wheels were the same but the axles may be a bit different as already mentioned. Instead of the rim part numbers compare bearing numbers. If the bearing are different then you need to escalate the search and find the specs on the bearings. If the outer sizes are the same then you're in. Just get the ones that fit the outer and axles. The only other issues are the spacing of the rotors and the rotor to sprocket on the rear. But that may only need the right sprocket carrier since the wheels are likely the same.
Have you tried asking at places like BK where they do a lot of this searching?
The front axle is different for sure I have been through this and short of swapping forks it will not work. Now if your keeping you bike for a long time I'd look into upgrading to newer forks up front and maybe swapping your swing arm if the rear doesn't work. I don't know for sure if the rear will work but you will run in to more problems with chain clearance/alignment and tire clearance in the swingarm seeing the rear rim would wider. It will be one thing after another and will cost a lot in the end so it comes down to how badly you want racing wheels.
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