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Need support for suitable BMW R60/7 Cafe tires

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Dear friends,
I'm from Turkey and the cafe racer style is not so popular or known in my country. So I need your valuable suggestions for my cafe racer project. I just bought a 1977 BMW R60/7. Original tire sizes are 3,25 S19 Front, 4,00 S18 Rear. I wanna replace the rear tire with bigger size. They says that (service guy) I am not able to install bigger tires. But I saw a lot of bikes on the internet, without any modification. I would like to ask that is there anyone who has some information or suggestion to me about the biggest rear tire size that I can use ?

Thank you in advance.

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A bigger one also will not clear the driveshaft. There is a factory spacer to push the wheel over a little but you can't go over much as it reduces the contact between the hub spline and the rear drive spline.
Listen to the tech and enjoy it the way it is
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