Another Track Day tire question?
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:
> 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
>> 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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