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Please list your front and rear tire brand and sizes.... I'm going to the Darkside and want to see what my options are for my 1300R. Stock R rim repiles only please..

so ... what front and rear tires did you pair whan you went CT on the rear? How much ?? Where'd you order, etc.

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I am running the same front tire size and its a d404 dunlop the exact same size and type tire mine came with I replaced the front tire at 17000 miles but went back with everything the same as stock. On the rear I am running a 165r15 made by goodyear in brazil its marked centred on the tire on the lable it says made by goodyear in brazil. I have been running this tire for 5000 miles so far and it's showing very little wear. The lable had a code #for the tire of E7-32. After I bought this tire I went to several different tire dealers to see what different tread patterns were available I found 3 other dealers that sold this tire locally.
 

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As Tom posted, I am running the stock tire up front and the Kumho 165/80/15 on the rear. I also have an 05 1300 R. You can order this tire through Tirerack also. I have over 2500 miles on mine and love it.

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Thanks DB .... is the Kumho the same height ( diameter) as stock? So no worse Speedo reading than with the stock?

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Herbie said:
Thanks DB .... is the Kumho the same height ( diameter) as stock? So no worse Speedo reading than with the stock?

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The Kumho is a little shorter than stock. your speedo will be about 10mph off at 70mph.
 

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Grizak, I am not so sure it is shorter than stock but it is 5mm narrower. I haven't noticed the speedo being off any more than normal. The MT is a 170/80/15 and the Kumho is a 165/80/15. Sitting next to the stock tire the car tire actually looked a little taller. This could of just been because it wasn't mounted?

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Last Friday put the Metzeler 150/80/R17 on front and the Kumho 165/R15 CT on back. Have about 300 miles on them over the weekend. Very pleased with the ride ....
 

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Last Friday put the Metzeler 150/80/R17 on front and the Kumho 165/R15 CT on back. Have about 300 miles on them over the weekend. Very pleased with the ride ....
Herbie:
hope you enjoy the darkside as much as I do. Keepus posted on your Darkside adventures :D :D [/img]
 
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