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Offline Redwrench

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Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« on: September 02, 2019, 07:05:09 pm »
I have  a 2002 .Is it ok to use bias tires ?  Can I mix and match bias and radial ?

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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2019, 07:20:32 pm »
Yes,  and  Yes.

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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2019, 08:43:08 pm »
Under “Concours Discussions” there is a tab for “Tires and Suspension”,  there is a whole discussion and recommendations on tires for the C-10.
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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2019, 10:41:09 pm »
I have  a 2002 .Is it ok to use bias tires ?  Can I mix and match bias and radial ?

While I too, have a 2002...mine has 17" wheels on it and I am running a radial front and a bias ply rear tire...no problems here...

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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2019, 03:41:46 pm »
I run bias on the rear and radial on the front.  No issues.
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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2019, 05:50:11 pm »
I run bias on the rear and radial on the front.  No issues.

I did the same until last tire change. Works fine.

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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2019, 12:53:58 am »
If you want to try a good bias ply tire look at the Avon AM-26's.
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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2019, 10:46:13 am »
If you want to try a good bias ply tire look at the Avon AM-26's.

Gonna give them a try - having a pair mounted up today.   :great:
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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2019, 05:12:12 pm »
Bias in the rear--Radial in the front..works just fine. I would not recommend doing the opposite. :beerchug:
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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2019, 09:55:03 pm »
If you want to try a good bias ply tire look at the Avon AM-26's.

Gonna give them a try - having a pair mounted up today.   :great:

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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2019, 05:10:18 pm »
looks like a few folks are running bias in the rear and radial up front...I just have a couple of questions on this combination:

1) any thoughts on the expectation for mileage for the rear tire running a bias vs. radial (i.e. higher or lower)?

2) Daytona Mike, you indicated that you wouldn't recommend the opposite of the above (i.e. bias on the front, radial on the rear) --- may I ask why this is?


thanks in advance for any thoughts,
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Re: Prolly been discussed before TIRES
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2019, 11:42:11 pm »
I’ve gone through 3 sets of radial front / bias rear tires.
I typically get 2 seasons / 12K miles per set.
For the front I’ve used Bridgestone 023, then T-30, now T-31.
On the rear I use Shinko 777 HD.
Cost for a set is about $200, delivered.
IMO, best handling, feedback, longevity and cost per mile.
I don’t consider the C-10 a “Super Sport Tourer” and for me
this combo suits it just fine.