Wider rear & stock front?

Discussion in 'Wheels/Tires' started by loghill, Jun 24, 2019.

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  1. Jun 24, 2019 #1

    loghill

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    I just bought my first vmax, the guy before me really liked doing burnouts and roasted the rear tire before I picked it up. I don’t need to replace both front and rear wondering what will happen going to wider rear with stock front tire?
     
  2. Jun 25, 2019 #2

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    Biggest you can put on a stock gen 1 is a 170.
    Nothing will happen, it will be just fine with a 110 or 120 front tire.
     
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    I've seen a 180 on a stock wheel ,Dave Tavaris had one mounted, if I recollect. But just because you can spoon a tire on doesn't mean it fits correctly. Same for the 120 on the OEM front. It fits, but is made for a wider wheel.
     
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    I got a 170/80/15 with a slightly smaller than stock front (100/90/18).
    I've heard folks say that the stock size handles corners better, but I've never had the stock size on the rear, so I don't know what I'm missing. ;)
    I'm sure you'll be fine.

    And, welcome to the forum..

    T$
     

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    Thanks for the replies and welcome.
     

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