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what rims for my xt 600

I have a couple of bent rims on my 1990 xt600e. I would like to buy new ones that are black and lace them up to my hubs. I am having trouble finding a 17" rear rim. Anybody have any suggestions or know if a take off set from another bike would fit right on. It's only street ridden so even some rims and hub assembly off of a street bike with street tires would work. Wonder what my options are. Again it only see's pavement.
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hi... check Buchanan's Spoke & Rim, Inc

from there they state that EXCEL makes the 17"x2.50 40 holes for the XT600E. I also got a 1990 XT600E but I am trying to find an Excel supplier in the US that sells that same rim but no luck yet...

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xt660z rim 1990-94 is same size, 17 and alu. complete wheel can be replaced is fully compatible
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i have a black excel rim in good nick if u cant find any were a bit closer to home to get 1 also have a spankin new rear hub for a 2002 xt
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