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Re: New shinko tire disapontment
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2018, 07:38:04 pm »
I've read a post on here that someone had similar wobble 35-45 mph or so. It turned out, in his case, wheel weights were no symmetrically installed upon balancing a tire.
I've spotted that rear tire has 2 1/4oz weights on one size and 5 1/4oz weight on the other.
I'd prefer center ridge clamp-on weights. I guess shop I'd gone to doesn't use such wheel weights.

I will investigate further.


I would look for a NEW shop since that is not how to balance a tire. Now if they balanced the wheel first and then mounted the tire I might understand but I do not know many if any shop that would care about that at all.

And for the record I static balance and mount my own tires using my NoMar machine and balancer. I figure if static balancing is good enough for the MotoGP it is good enough for me.
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Re: New shinko tire disapontment
« Reply #26 on: October 20, 2018, 08:28:10 pm »
And if Shinko tires are good enough for Doug Re(Douglas), they are good enough for me. Says the guy that just mounted up a Dunlop RSIII.

But I did run about ten sets of Shinkos on my C-10. I currently own a 650 Versys. And an old KLR with Shinko 705s on it.

Once the RSIIIs are done I plan on trying out some sort of Shinko on the V. I did use some 705s early in it's life but I've shifted to a more sport touring tire. Just cuz it handles so well with them.

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Re: New shinko tire disapontment
« Reply #27 on: October 20, 2018, 10:25:00 pm »
Front still wobbles.

Have you checked the wheel to see if it is warped or dented. How about steering stem bearing slack? Sticking brake caliper? Bent axle? Just grabbing at straws here.
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Re: New shinko tire disapontment
« Reply #28 on: October 21, 2018, 12:40:25 am »
And if Shinko tires are good enough for Doug Re(Douglas), they are good enough for me. Says the guy that just mounted up a Dunlop RSIII.

But I did run about ten sets of Shinkos on my C-10. I currently own a 650 Versys. And an old KLR with Shinko 705s on it.

Once the RSIIIs are done I plan on trying out some sort of Shinko on the V. I did use some 705s early in it's life but I've shifted to a more sport touring tire. Just cuz it handles so well with them.

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I put Shinko Ravens on my C14 for Jennings trackway. I am on my second set of 705s on my Multistrada.