Join Date: Mar 2013
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For anyone following this, here's a quick update:
The rim worked out just fine. The only catch was that the TTR uses small spokes and nipples; .250"on the TTR, and the rim is drilled for .320". I was going to try to find just replacement nipples, but no one seems to have m3.5-.7 nipples, but m4-.7 looks to be fairly common though (I have a Ziploc bag full, but no spokes to put them on...).
I contacted Buchanan Spoke and Wheel, and '86-'91 YZ spokes are the same, and they have them with the correct size nipples.
I have a set on order, and will get the rim laced up as soon as they come in.
Just a note for anyone looking to lace their own wheels:
Reference spoke direction.
Mark an index point on the hub and rim. This will help immensely.
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