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Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« on: March 12, 2012, 02:28:04 pm »
I am currently using Mitas E07 ,140-18 rear want to replace with 150-18 . Will it fit , any pros and cons pls ?
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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2012, 02:29:59 pm »
 it shouldnt change anything, I think the only difference with 150/140 is the amount of rubber on the road which is more or less grip.

E07 is 140/80/18 the 150 is 150/70/18 in that case going 150 your dial speedo will be either 10km/h faster or slower on 100km/h the 80/70 is what will make the change but its not a biggy, I do believe it will show 10km/h slower as my 800 ran true speed with the gps when I went from 70-80
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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2012, 04:13:13 pm »
More con's than pro's , tyres are made to fit onto a certain width rim , 2 things will require a wider rim : 1 being a wider tyre , 2 being a lower profile , the 150 will pull around more on your rim which creates more flex/movement of the tyre on the rim , this can result in serious stability issues , I don't think this is anything that any 690 owner would want .
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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2012, 04:20:42 pm »
This is what I was worried about , the manual does not seem to say correct size
TS 50- Gave away
RM 125- Not sure where it is.
IT 200- Sold.
XT 550- Sold.
CR 250-Sold. RMX 250-Sold WR 250-Sold. CFR 450x-Sold. CRF 250x-Sold. XT 660R- Sold KTM 690 Enduro- Alfie Cox Special Edition .Honda XR 650L., WR450, KTM 500 EXC
 

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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2012, 06:30:34 pm »
Check on the Metzeler or Pirelli website's they will have the correct fitment for your bike , but to the best of my memory it is 140/80x18 on the rear .
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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2012, 07:01:53 am »
If you stay with the same size then you have more options on the back
E07,E10,EF07 if you want something between E09 and E10 the TKC will do

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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2012, 01:57:16 pm »
I am currently using Mitas E07 ,140-18 rear want to replace with 150-18 . Will it fit , any pros and cons pls ?

biggest con is the price.

1000 jumps to 1500 per tire.


Why not run proper tires like the T63 or Desert?
 

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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2012, 02:54:50 pm »
T 63 only comes in 130
TS 50- Gave away
RM 125- Not sure where it is.
IT 200- Sold.
XT 550- Sold.
CR 250-Sold. RMX 250-Sold WR 250-Sold. CFR 450x-Sold. CRF 250x-Sold. XT 660R- Sold KTM 690 Enduro- Alfie Cox Special Edition .Honda XR 650L., WR450, KTM 500 EXC
 

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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2012, 08:31:25 pm »
Fitted my TKC 80 today for R910-00 from Perry, good price compared to Gunda who paid R1360-00!! for his Yammie!!
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Re: Fitting a 150-180 Rear wheel
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2012, 08:33:29 pm »
I agree, was also told not a good idea first off, & secondly, huge price difference.
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