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Old 09-08-2007, 10:18 AM
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Tire size question..>

Currently running on Pirelli diablo Strada's , the rear is almost done, can i go with a 190/50ZR17 on the rear? Pros & Cons? and does it matter tht i put on a different brand and tread @ rear ...looking at 190/50ZR17 Metzler Sportec M3....?
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Old 09-08-2007, 10:28 AM
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190/50 not recommended, do a search, plenty of info...
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Old 09-08-2007, 11:13 AM
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And generally speaking, mixing different tires front and rear is a no-no.
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+1 on the search thing. 190 is a bad idea, it will fit on the 5.5" rim but 180 makes the bike turn much better.
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i like how the 190 handles
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