Welcome back to us :/ Our hosts data center was down for the entire day.
MotoHouston.com MotoHouston.com
Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MotoHouston.com > General Discussion > General Discussion (Moto Related)
Forgot info?

Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


FREE MH Decals by MAIL!

Reply
Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 08-07-2010, 03:47 AM   #1
calikid909
calikid909
 
calikid909's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: sugarland
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 54

Experience: 4-8 months
Trackdays: 1

Bike(s):
09 yamaha r6
02 zx6r





dunlop sportmax gp-a tires

so i want to get the dunlop gp-a tires. there is only one problem i have an r6 and it came with a 180, the gp-a only comes in a 190. will this tire fit my bike? and will it make a difference on the way it rides? (some help please)
calikid909 is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Review-Dunlop 209 GP-A (AMA Spec tire) Jerran V Taking it to the Track 28 04-28-2009 01:59 PM
Anyone use the Dunlop Sportmax D208 tires?... Blue91 Gear Talk 20 09-20-2007 12:30 AM
Advertisement
Old 08-07-2010, 04:07 AM   #2
TheMagicMan
SBN Mechanic
 
TheMagicMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: NW Houston
Feedback Rating: (7)
Posts: 4,299

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 10+

Bike(s):
'97-DR650 '01-RC51 '03-XR250R '83-XR80R '93-XR80R '03-XR50









If you put these tires on your bike it will blow up!!! That is all.
TheMagicMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 04:10 AM   #3
bc6140
Senior Member
 
bc6140's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: S.E.
Feedback Rating: (1)
Posts: 718

Experience: 3 years

Bike(s):
2008 gsxr 600




Member Garage





yes/no
bc6140 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 10:04 AM   #4
ileono918
On hiatus
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Feedback Rating: (4)
Posts: 6,050

Experience: 1-3 months
Trackdays: 1











Stop giving advise people, jeez.

I assume you understand that these are DOT race tires and will require for you to use tire warmers. Likewise, that it is recommended for those tires to be used only at the track, right?

Anyway, I used those tires on my 07 R6 with no problem. You will feel a great difference compared to street tires. Pretty good tires IMO. You should be fine on the fitting part.

What tires are you planning to get? the 209s or 211s? What compound?

Since these are DOT Race tires, you can only get them from certain people. You might find more information on www.dunlopracing.com or the "local" Dunlop dealer is in Dallas. The name is North Texas Superbikes, google it.
ileono918 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 10:07 AM   #5
RACER X
what R you lookin' at?
 
RACER X's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Richmond, Tx
Feedback Rating: (26)
Posts: 33,505

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 8

Bike(s):
'14 Honda GROM! 181cc of fury!!
'10 Aprilia Tuono Factory-SOLD
'08 Busa - sold
A few more bought
A few more sold






W/4-8 mos riding you really don't need "race" tires
__________________
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
2014 GROM
181cc's BABY!
Trump/Zimmerman 2016
Make America Great Again!
RACER X is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 10:24 AM   #6
Scorpio
Twist the Grip, Let'r Rip
 
Scorpio's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Shmearth
Feedback Rating: (6)
Posts: 12,292

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 10+


450x sumo (sold)
RC51 (sold)
Honda Grom 125(sold)

Member Garage





Send a message via AIM to Scorpio
It will handle differently.
It will probably fall into the corners slower.
I'd just stick with a good 180 unless you are really spinning up the rear on corner exits.
Definetly wouldn't be running these as street tires.
Scorpio is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 12:46 PM   #7
AJFLo
Senior Member
 
AJFLo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: West Side
Feedback Rating: (8)
Posts: 8,621

Experience: 1-3 months
Trackdays: 1

Bike(s):
K7 GSXR 600
06 Honda 50





Dunlop Racing doesn't make a 180, but I do not believe the Dunlop 190 is a true 190 is I am not mistaken. That's neither here or there. Only use these tires on the street if you plan on doing some serious non stop twistie riding. I mean dragging knees and elbowz riding
AJFLo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-07-2010, 12:55 PM   #8
Guess Who?
The new guy
 
Guess Who?'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Richmond
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 298

Experience: 5 years

Bike(s):
2011 BMW S1000RR
2012HD Street Glide
2006 Honda F4i
2003 XR50



I have not used these tires but if you are doing street/and track I really like the Pirelli DC3's
Guess Who? is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2010, 10:45 AM   #9
ileono918
On hiatus
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Feedback Rating: (4)
Posts: 6,050

Experience: 1-3 months
Trackdays: 1











If you are still considering this tires, check the threads of ZR1 and Andy (don't remember his SN). They have new sets that they are selling for cheap.
ileono918 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-08-2010, 10:49 AM   #10
humbleassassin
χαμαλός
 
humbleassassin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: KingWood
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 1,214

Experience: 10+ years

Bike(s):
2007 Kawasaki zx-6r Totaled
:(





Quote:
Originally Posted by RACER X View Post
W/4-8 mos riding you really don't need "race" tires
Sorry but have to agree with this one. Sorry but with that little ride time I dont think you are ready for this. I dont want to see a rip thread. Are you getting this for braggin rights? If so please dont.
__________________


Quote:
Originally Posted by Squoddybody View Post
Hello. My name is Squoddy and I'm a . Sometimes I just can't help myself; I CRAVE !
GIVE IT TO ME!
humbleassassin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:08 AM.


MotoHouston.com is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy