Another Track Day tire question?

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Thu Jun 26 17:31:54 PDT 2008


1st gen. You can change out, but lose a bit of value.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jun 26, 2008, at 8:34 AM, Mike Moore wrote:

> So you had no issues with a Pirelli 180 on the 5" rim.  Sounds good.
>
> Is the bearing kit for a Gen 1 or Gen 2?  I need the Gen 2.
>
> mike
>
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 7:24 AM, Randy Grein  
> <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:
>
>> LImited as in we couldn't keep the motor together. I have 2 rears,  
>> complete
>> with cush, rotor and Zoran's bearing kit. Nice kit, BTW. Oh and yes -
>> they're for sale together or singly, I can't use them for the  
>> foreseeable
>> future. Make an offer.
>>
>> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>>
>>
>> On Jun 25, 2008, at 6:50 PM, Mike Moore wrote:
>>
>> 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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