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Rear tyre spec change

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The OEM spec or the rear tyre is 150/70 for a 15" rim. Would like to know if modifications need to be made for a 170/70 size on the same rim.

If no mod is required.. Would this be advisable.

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Yes u can put 180/70 as well without any mod requirement

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