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Replacement rear tire

Discussion in 'Help Wanted' started by Peacemaker, Aug 6, 2015.

  1. Peacemaker

    Peacemaker New Member

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    I currently have an Avon Venom 250/40/R18 on my 2004 Soft Tail Chopper. I was told that the Dunlop Elite 3 is not compatible (i.e. too big for my bike). I was also told that the Avon Cobra replaced the Venom of the same size. All a little confusing. I need to know what does fit as a replacement. Also, any pointers towards good deals for a new tire would be appreciated as well.
     
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    I run the elite 3 on my 04 ridgeback with no issues
     
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    Thank you all for the welcomes. I have found several deals on the Dunlop Elite 3's. Just wanted to make sure they would fit/work before sinking money in to a tire. I ride a lot so it sounds like the Elite 3 is the way to go. Thanks again.
     
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    I have Dunlop Elite 3, 250 on my 2004 Chopper (softtail) and its fine.
     
  6. Peacemaker

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    That's great news for me as I have already found a couple available locally. They appear to be a good deal Just need to see what condition they are actually in. Thanks again for the info
     
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    Check THIS out too! :oldthumbsup:
     
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    I was told metzler will get the most mileage then Avon’s then shinkos


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    I prefer metzeler hands down, but on the k9 it's a no go unless u want them cocked due to how far that rim guard sticks out and rubs the belt. Better off just sticking with Avon.
     
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    I think the tire wear depends on your riding style
     
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    That’s what I just ordered avon


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    IMO metzlers suck balls
     
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    Or take 2 minutes to knock the edge off and it aligns perfectly, tomato tamoto
     

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