Another Track Day tire question?

Mike Moore mike at moorecc.com
Thu Jun 26 18:08:56 PDT 2008


Randy,

I don't really know what they are worth, but I will have to change out
bearings/spacers for a 2nd Gen.  I've seen a spacer kit on ebay for $63
shipped.  How about $60 plus shipping?

mike

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 7:33 PM, Randy Grein <randygrein at comcast.net> wrote:

> Gain - traction by the ton. I could find NOTHING that would unsettle it.
> Cost. 180s cost more than 160s.
>
> Loss - a bit of quick-flick. That might have been mitigated with further
> adjustments we never got a chance to try.
>
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #41
>
> On Jun 26, 2008, at 2:04 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
>
>  What does going to the 5" rim gain you, and what is the tradeoff?
>>
>> On 6/26/08, 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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