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How big of tires will fit on 2009 Harley heritage softail

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how big of tires will fit on 2009 Harley heritage softail classic
JA: How old are the tires? And have they been a problem in the past?
Customer: present tires are good. just want to go wider width.
JA: Are you fixing your Heritage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing. not fixing myself
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: just how wide of tires will fit front + back and how wide the rims can be.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  kwiggins29059 replied 2 months ago.

On the back a 160mm tire and 4.25" rim is about as big as I would suggest going. The swingarm will support a 200mm tire put the fender is the limiter on the Heritage.

On the front a 140 on the stock rim is pretty much it.