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Old 03-19-2008, 11:45 AM   #1
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Anybody know what is the largest tire size you can fit on an SV650? The only reason is to get a better tire compound. Wanted to see if it would make a diff. Thanks
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:01 PM   #2
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stick with the 160 you can still get all the of the better tire compounds. the stock tires just suck
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:09 PM   #3
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+1 on stock tires. The dunslop d220 were horrible. I got a new rear Michelin Pilot Road 2 and finally realized what it was like to really ride a bike.
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You can go with a wider rear tire but you don't gain anything and you lose steering response.
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Old 03-19-2008, 02:05 PM   #5
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what about the 1k? 180s?
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what about the 1k? 180s?
180 is best, you can use 190, but you won't get any advantage.

On the 650, stick with the 160, there is no advantage to trying 170 (not a lot of brands make the 170 anyway), and the 180 won't fit (well, not like it's supposed to anyway).
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Old 03-19-2008, 03:03 PM   #7
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As stated; on the SV stay with the stock 160.
Most of the major brands offer a high performance tire in that size.
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sweet. Thanks guys
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infact i got all the take off race tires your bike will ever need
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