Star Hub lacing to a later model rim

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Star Hub lacing to a later model rim


Post by fl9018 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:07 am

I am trying to lace up a star hub to an Italian made H-D rim. The pattern isn't working out to to match the Panhead manual. Inner spokes are going clockwise when they need to go counterclockwise and same thing goes for the outer set. Did H-D change the pattern over 60 some odd years?

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Re: Star Hub lacing to a later model rim


Post by caschnd1 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:26 am

Yes. In the mid 70's timeframe the lacing pattern was changed. The older pattern had the inside spokes on both sides of the hub running the same direction. After the change the inside spokes on one side run clockwise and inner spokes on the other side run counter-clockwise.


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Re: Star Hub lacing to a later model rim


Post by Panacea » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:41 am

I like the early style for not picking up long grass if you happen camp much...

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Re: Star Hub lacing to a later model rim


Post by 58flh » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:07 pm

Camping & grass yes, but squirrels & rabbits shoot out like a spud-gun!---I was on the left of a trail & my buddy with the 45 was in front of me & a rabbit ran threw the rear tire iwhip-round & launched into my boy on my right!--(in his chest)--as big as he is he had to stop & catch his breath, he said it felt like a hardball to the chest!---As for the rabbit ,it lay on his tank so he skinned it & put it in the cooler for later!---Sorry for the hi-jack of post but I had to tell ya!---RICHIE

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