Rain tires

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  1. TheWood

    TheWood New Member

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    Hey guys,

    Just asking for some advice.
    I have got some rims that need track tires

    Stock sizing is 100/80-17 and 140/70-17 for a zzr250

    I want suggestions for wet and dry as I will have two sets of rims.

    Cheers

    Ross
     
  2. Dean Thompson

    Dean Thompson New Member

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  3. TheWood

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    Yeah those road3s are really great tires, just a little pricey
    I may have go with them any ways.

    Are you running stock sizes?

    Any other suggestions?
     
  4. *Jay*

    *Jay* Member WMRC Exec

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    125GP rains, pick any brand. I used bridgestones, the grip is unbelievable.
     
  5. TheWood

    TheWood New Member

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    How do you get a hold of those?
     
  6. *Jay*

    *Jay* Member WMRC Exec

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    ripp racing is the Canadian distributor for Bridgestone race tires.
     
  7. Eddie 59

    Eddie 59 New Member

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    i thin western was doing bridgestone last year at the track. he may have some left kicking around. or Ryan might have some mich. for the 250's
     
  8. Da Beav

    Da Beav New Member

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    I have a set of new dunlop 125gp rains for sale. a block style front and turbo style rear. $250.00 obo
     
  9. TheWood

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    What are the tire sizes on those?
     
  10. TheWood

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    You guys think a 120/60 would fit on that rim is meant for a 100/80?
     
  11. Marbod

    Marbod Rubbin's racin'

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    No,no and no.
     
  12. TheWood

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    Yeah, didn't think so.

    So what are these 125gp tire sizes?
     
  13. Da Beav

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    KR149 95/70 R17 fronts and KR133 115/70 R17 rears
     
  14. Dean Thompson

    Dean Thompson New Member

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    Those 125GP tires may be too small for a ZZR250. They have slightly bigger wheels than the 250R. I'm running a 110 front and a 140 rear on mine.
     
  15. Da Beav

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    thats the posted size not the actually sizes the rear is the same size as a 600 front. For the cbr we run 125gp tires on it. but it could be run on 2 front tires.

    Its worth buying a pair of take offs and give it a try. Many rz350's ran 125 gp tires along with many small displacement bikes.
     
  16. bsa_414

    bsa_414 WMRC Formula Classic Rep

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    The RZ's still run those tyres today. On 3.0 fronts and 3.5 rears. They also fit on 2.75's. Rim sizes that is...

    If you really want to know what fits on what, what's recommended, what might work, check this link out [it's a PDF]:

    www.mediafire.com/?w7ke0q2t3dx7tz9

    cheers
     
  17. TheWood

    TheWood New Member

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    And where does one find 125gp tires for sale?
     
  18. TheWood

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    Now I know they are "sport touring tires" but what if I put a couple of Michelin Road 3s on the little ZZR 250. How many people would I be pissing off then?
     
  19. Dean

    Dean Just a beer league racer

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    only yourself when they overheat and become greasy.
     
  20. TheWood

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    Greasy after five laps? Real?
     

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