Magg wrote:Over here, adding a wide tyre kit is a pretty common thing to do. I like the way they handle if you don't go too wide, not everyone does, though. The widest you can go is 130/70-10.
This is not a PX, but it gives you an impression on how wide you can go:
SIP sells you the kit you need to do it. It is basically a spacer that moves your rear tyre to the left. To have the front and rear wheel aligned properly afterwards, you need to cut a part of the engine on the right side where it bolts to the frame and add a spacer on the left side. This way the front and rear will be on line again.
The widest you can go without a wide tyre kit is 100mm. Not all 100/90-10 will fit without rubbing though, so it depends a little on the brand.
talindsay wrote:... but even then you'd be better to spend the money on a new clutch, new gears, better brakes, a new hub, etc. before considering the rear tire.
Just my 2¢ anyway.
stevieapollo wrote:can someone tell me what having a wide tire kit does? i think it looks sweet to have a fat back tire but what is the purpose of it? when people buy wide tire kits do they do the front and the back? or do they just do the back?
can someone show me a good bide tire kit for my px200.
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