Another Track Day tire question?

Jo Rhett jorhett at fastlizardracing.com
Thu Jun 26 18:55:11 PDT 2008


The rears are worth $100 each minimum, plus the spacers.   Even if he  
only sold you the rears and not the spacers because you can't use  
them, $30 a rear wheel is a bit low.

On Jun 26, 2008, at 6:08 PM, Mike Moore wrote:

> 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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Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
#553 WERA / AFM







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