StarHubs Interchangable?

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Ohio-Rider
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StarHubs Interchangable?

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Post by Ohio-Rider » Sat Jul 30, 2005 4:22 pm

Anyone know for sure if the front and rear starhubs are interchangable?
I've got a straight leg 56 pan with a 47 springer front end. I'm running a 21" wheel on the front and and want to restore it back to the 16" wheel. Anyway I've got a O.E.M starhub on the self that I took off the back of this bike a few years back and I'm thinking of sending it to Star-Hub-Pro's for a rebuild if I can use it on the 47 front end. That will save me some serious money and keep me with original parts on my bike. While I'm on the subject will I be able to use the original axle and spacers?? -Steve-



caschnd1
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Post by caschnd1 » Sun Jul 31, 2005 4:45 am

There is no difference between front and rear star hubs. I understand guys used to rotate front/rear wheels every few thousand miles to even up the tire wear. No change to spacing should be required.

thsmith
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Post by thsmith » Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:32 pm

Yes they are interchangable if they are really star hubs, spacers and axle stay where they were originally installed. I have used starhubpros for both my front and rear, as well as for my sidecar and sparetire. I can interchange any of my 4 wheels.

Tracy

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