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Additional weight can play a role in the overall performance of the lightweight Ninja. However, just a bigger and wider tire will not make a substantial difference in change of HP, however a heavier and wider rim and tire other than stock, could decrease performance, (slower response time, handling, rolling resistance, acceleration) but not necessarily affect HP, it just feels like it.


 

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Is a wider tire on a stock rim possible and also increase or decrease anything as far as performance?
Not to be rude but this topic has been covered to death.
Here are a several links on the subject;
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f98/wider-rear-rim-and-tire-4174.html#post114840[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f98/wider-rear-rim-and-tire-4174.html#post114840[/URL]
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f97/tire-wear-4766.html?highlight=wide+tire[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f97/tire-wear-4766.html?highlight=wide+tire[/URL]
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f107/pics-of-ninja-with-150-60zr17-5051.html?highlight=wide+tire[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f107/pics-of-ninja-with-150-60zr17-5051.html?highlight=wide+tire[/URL]
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f107...s-without-issue-4338.html?highlight=wide+tire[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f107/can-you-have-two-different-types-of-tires-without-issue-4338.html?highlight=wide+tire[/URL]
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f98/150-rear-tire-4166.html?highlight=wide+tire[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f98/150-rear-tire-4166.html?highlight=wide+tire[/URL]
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f98/going-to-a-150-70-17-a-4110.html?highlight=wide+tire[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f98/going-to-a-150-70-17-a-4110.html?highlight=wide+tire[/URL]
http://www.newninja.com/forums/f97/list-of-available-tires-for-the-ninja-250r-5070-2.html#post130756[url]http://www.newninja.com/forums/f97/list-of-available-tires-for-the-ninja-250r-5070-2.html#post130756[/URL]
 

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I've done 64 convertions using 4.5" Ninja650 rear rim and 150 rubber so far.(Front wheel and tyres remainded same size) None of the bikes ever have a performance isue.BLION the weight of a Ninja 650 rim+150 rubber is LESS then the original setpu.Must seen to believe.

Wind resistance? None exsistance.
The bigger rear tyres are running in the front wheel wind shadow.So no difference here.

Here are some convertions to show of.








 

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I've done 64 convertions using 4.5" Ninja650 rear rim and 150 rubber so far.(Front wheel and tyres remainded same size) None of the bikes ever have a performance isue.BLION the weight of a Ninja 650 rim+150 rubber is LESS then the original setpu.Must seen to believe.

Wind resistance? None exsistance.
The bigger rear tyres are running in the front wheel wind shadow.So no difference here.

Here are some convertions to show of.








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I can see them at work so its not that bad...lol

I want a 150 tire, but I wont payover 300 for just a wheel then the tire on top of that. I may put a 140 or 150 on the stock wheel instead.
 

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In the mean time the convertions have hit 79 bikes.Here are all of them.The 80th convertion will be on Thursday 28th.There are some compairisome in the pics.

http://www.ninja250thailand.com/board/index.php?topic=15141.0[url]http://www.ninja250thailand.com/board/index.php?topic=15141.0[/URL]
Nice pics Eric. What's going on with Panadda Racing? Your son still with the team?
I saw the video of one of the races from a while back. Very interesting.

‪Incidents, R2M Thailand SuperBikes 2011 Round 3, Incidents‬‏ - YouTube
 

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Nice pics Eric. What's going on with Panadda Racing? Your son still with the team?
I saw the video of one of the races from a while back. Very interesting.

Mickey isn't with that team anymore.He moved up to a higher division.Left his Ninja 250 with Panadda racing team and joint Panpuan team on a NC30.Finished 1st after just 1st race with his new bike.




 
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