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marcelmot

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260 rear tire
« on: Apr 05, 2021, 02:06:29 am »
Hello,

I've seen on fb Raider group, that somebody fit a 260 tire on the rear, with no issues ...
Is there anybody here with a 260 rear ?

Thanks
Marcel
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    Re: 260 rear tire
    « Reply #1 on: Apr 05, 2021, 05:40:10 am »
    It well fit but really  tight and you well have to trim or remove the belt guards, 240 is the best fit and the deepest tread, 260 well be more rounded
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    Re: 260 rear tire
    « Reply #2 on: Apr 06, 2021, 09:15:36 pm »
    My 240 Avon rubs my stock plastic tailpiece which hangs down below the license plate, slightly, I suspect, when I go over bumps.   The plastic piece has signs of rubbing, mainly when the tire is new. 

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      Re: 260 rear tire
      « Reply #3 on: Apr 07, 2021, 07:18:51 pm »
      I donít believe you can run a 260 without modifications.

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      Re: 260 rear tire
      « Reply #4 on: Apr 07, 2021, 10:47:48 pm »
      I donít believe you can run a 260 without modifications.

      That's what I thought, but others were saying you could, so I figured I was mistaken.  I've heard of a 250 being used and it's more rounded.

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      Re: 260 rear tire
      « Reply #5 on: Apr 08, 2021, 08:55:14 pm »
      I donít believe you can run a 260 without modifications.

      That's what I thought, but others were saying you could, so I figured I was mistaken.  I've heard of a 250 being used and it's more rounded.

      I ran a 250 on my 14 SCL. I hated the way it handled so I took it off.  There was maybe a couple mm clearance on each side between the tire and the swing arm and the belt guards, ainít buying that the 260 would fit.

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      Re: 260 rear tire
      « Reply #6 on: Apr 12, 2021, 08:28:07 pm »
      Hello,

      I've seen on fb Raider group, that somebody fit a 260 tire on the rear, with no issues ...
      Is there anybody here with a 260 rear ?

      Thanks
      Marcel
      .  I got a 250 on my raider

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      Re: 260 rear tire
      « Reply #7 on: Apr 13, 2021, 06:22:49 pm »
      A 260 is technically 10mm wider than a 250 so if some 250s have only a few mm clearance it would be a crap shoot if a 260 would fit.   I am not sure a 260 would be 10mm wider than a 250 on the same rim because the tire is pinched together more than it would be if the proper rim size for that tire is wider.

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      Re: 260 rear tire
      « Reply #8 on: Apr 21, 2021, 03:06:41 pm »
      I can't remember who it is but there is a member here that has ran a 260 since he has had his Raider on the stock rim.