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Does your 59H have high road clearance suspension?
this must be in reference to the 19'' front rim on an xlh.which caught my attention in post #1.
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Does anyone know where to get 3.50 x 18 center rubber valve tube, thanks
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Any dirt bike shop will have an 18” metal center stem
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Oh damn. The secret is out.

If your local tractor dealer doesn't have one he can order it in for you.
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I need one with a rubber stem, not metal, will a metal stem tube work? The front of the 59 XLH has a rubber stem tube, I am replacing the old dried out Avon with a Coker Firestone tire, and I figured just replace the tube while doing it. I may just reuse the old tube because I can't find a rubber stem tube anywhere.
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Good vintage looking tires are available at Continental, type K112, this is what I have on my 2012 XLC on the rear:

https://www.denniskirk.com/continent....pfp54185.prdf

On my 1973 airhead, I've put Heidenau tires, good looking and they hold the road:

https://www.heidenautires.com/tires/motorcycle/vintage/
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