Another Track Day tire question?

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Fri Jun 20 20:17:47 PDT 2008


I had good although limited success with a Pirelli 180 on the 5" rim.  
I miss all that power and traction. Even the 160 spreads out better  
with the extra half inch.

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jun 18, 2008, at 9:55 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:

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> On Jun 18, 2008, at 7:40 AM, Mike Moore wrote:
>> III but they are not available in 160 for the SV.  Recently it was  
>> suggested
>> that I consider switching out the rear wheel (F3 or similar) so I  
>> could run
>> DC III.
>>
>> Does anyone have experience with this type of setup?
>
> Many many people.
>
>> Anyone know for sure what is is required for an F3 rear wheel swap.
>
> Rim, a different rear brake disc that will fit in your stock brakes,  
> and a washer from Zoran.
>
>> Does F3 year make a difference?  I think before about '98 the F3  
>> was a 5" rim and
>> 5.5" later.
>
> You want the 5.5 size rim, which will let you use a 180 Pirelli  
> rear.  (won't work for Dunlop though, and I've heard mixed answers  
> for Michelin)
>
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
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