Another Track Day tire question?

Mike Moore mike at moorecc.com
Wed Jun 25 18:50:27 PDT 2008


Randy G,

Can you elaborate on "good although limited success with a Pirelli 180 on
the 5" rim.".  Limited in what way?

Also you said you had a rim? are you interested in selling it?  Does it have
the cush drive? disk rotor?

mike

You said you had

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 10:17 PM, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net>
wrote:

> 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
>>> 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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