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what size rim strips to use? 11mm or 17mm?(2 posts)

what size rim strips to use? 11mm or 17mm?ThirtyFive
Jan 24, 2003 12:04 PM
rim is FIR if that matters. some say 11mm is just fine?
17mmSpoke Wrench
Jan 24, 2003 4:30 PM
Ideally, you want your rim strip to fit snugly from flange to flange. The 11mm version has pretty limited usefulness. It is for cheap single wall rims that have a depressed spoke bed groove.