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my advice is dont do it you be pissed off plenty sitting there cleaning the front spokes let alone the back as well

wait to the chrome falls off the back wheel it will trust me then get it powder coated

it takes longer to clean the dam spokes than it does to was and polish the rest of the bike they look nice but are a pain in the arse
Beauty is worth the pain I suppose ha
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Actually you can.
Now is it just the "show" wheels that do not need tubes or are there others?
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Anyone happen to have a stock Harley spoked rear wheel for sale by chance?
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This looks like a direct fit otherwise though eh?

https://www.jpcycles.com/product/901...r-wheel-16-x-3
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Lots of options for tubeless spokes. You can buy sealed rims from some manufacturers or have them sealed, lots of "DIY" videos and articles to seal them yourself.

Yes, those rims are for the rear of your 2002 1200C.
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Lots of options for tubeless spokes. You can buy sealed rims from some manufacturers or have them sealed, lots of "DIY" videos and articles to seal them yourself.

Yes, those rims are for the rear of your 2002 1200C.
Ok great thank you!
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I looked into this with my local Dealer. They offered a perfectly beautiful laced rear wheel from the factory in blazing chrome. I eventually decided against if choosing reliability and ease of maintenance . but if the old style beauty and knowing your bike has laced wheels just as God intended motorcycles to have , it would be worth it.

BTW Life hack: want to remove rust from chrome very easily? Rub with aluminum foil.
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