Metzeler racetec tyres?

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Metzeler racetec tyres?

Post by Marty_Rillo » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:05 pm

Just been seeing that metzeler have a 160 65 18 tyre in their range, it's the sticky racetec rr k1 tyre!
Anyone trying it out soon?
And more to the point. Will it fit!!

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Re: Metzeler racetec tyres?

Post by mellorp » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:22 pm

No sure it will fit. I had a 160/60 17 on my RGV wheel conversion. Had to take it back as it was too wide and went down to a 150/60 17

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Re: Metzeler racetec tyres?

Post by headcoats » Fri Jan 05, 2018 9:59 pm

Think 150 section is the biggest for the KR1S wheel
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Re: Metzeler racetec tyres?

Post by JanBros » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:09 am

I use 160/60 tires on RGV 4.5inch and on Bandit400 4.0 inch wheels in my KR's. they fit, mainly because of the smaller wheel so the tire doesn't go as far insto the swingarm as a 160/60-18 tire.

you have to be able to live with "chicken stripes" though, as the last cm of tire can not be used due to the surface bending too much.
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