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Jack

Best rear tyre?

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I need a good rear tyre for my wr400 for winter conditions, what do you guys use?

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If you mean snow/ice, Trelleborg studded.

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'99 WZ with ALL YZ mods, de-octopused, DSP Doug Henry airbox w/ velocity stack, FMF PowerBomb header, Stroker SX-1 silencer, SS front brake line, forked over by Pro-Action (and then fixed by me), OEM YZ tank, IMS YZ seat, carb mods by Jim Dean, Andy in OZ, & Sir "Taffy" from Jolly Old England, AMA, NESC.

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Sorry, I ment mud, and slippery trails, no snow yet in OZ yet.I'm thinking of using a pirrelli MT32, has anyone used one?

Jack

2000 wr400

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Jack,

Im using the Pirelli MT32.... I've had one ride on it at the Erica Rally where it was really very muddy and wet and also dry in some parts.

Verdict: Farkn awsome. How did I come across this particular tyre??? from another fellow WR400 rider of course! You won't go wrong or be dissapointed.

Is snow that white stuff?? :)

cheers

Curt

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Thanks WR400 in oz!

I am doing the Kenda rally this weekend with one.

Jack

[This message has been edited by Jack (edited 05-25-2001).]

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Originally posted by Jack:

I need a good rear tyre for my wr400 for winter conditions, what do you guys use?

I use the Pirelli mt83 FIM approved enduro

tyre - good grip & it seems to last pretty good.

Wayne

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I have had good luck with the Michelin S12 front/rear in sand and mud. I also very much like the Barum or Mitas (Dennis Kirk has them) C-23 rear and C-26 front in similar conditions. Actually, I think the C-26 corners better than the S-12 in soft sand. I would buy the Barum if both tires wear the same rate. I just bought S12's so I have to see how they last.

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So Jack....

How did you find the Pirelli? ?

What nunmber were you @ the Kenda Rally? I was there as well..whats your email addy?

Cheers

Curt in Oz.

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