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Old 07-18-2017, 05:57 PM   #1
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I have a 94 600 kat and need a new front tire size is 110/80v17 what is the best tire to put on? It has a Dunlop 655F on it now which I have been told is no longer being made and a metzler 550 rear tire
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120/70/17 Conti motion....good cheap tire or get the metzler 550 front tire
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Buy a radial tire.
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So I looked into radials does anyone know if a 150 80 17 would fit on the rear
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So I looked into radials does anyone know if a 150 80 17 would fit on the rear
150/70 is what you would want. An 80 would fit, but... not a common size and not really necessary to be that tall a rear. 150/70 is much more common size, and fits well. It's even the default OEM size put on the 750 model (that uses the same rim.)

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What is the widest tire that will fit on the rear of a 94 600
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Thatís an open ended question. Stock wheel, it depend on the manufacturers design. Typically 150/60/17 I run PR4. Different manufacturers will spec out what width the tire will fit properly on. If you swapped to a post wheel you can run a 160-170 depending on the manufacturers fitment. Modding the swing arm and using a gsxr wheel you can go up to 180. Front 120/60/17 no matter the manufacturer.

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