Question about 2001 Suzuki FXR 150
If you are considering racing in F4 or Buckets on your motoFXR you have a choice of running street tyres (BT39 are great) in the production class or you can fit slicks and run in the Super Bucket class (these are South Island Classes) if you fit slicks on stock FXR rims you need to run tubes inside , the slicks are 95/70-17 fronts and 115/70-17 Rears, same as RS125 GP bikes use, this is not a perfect solution as the rims are slightly narrow and the contact patch on the ground is not optimum. To get a really nice profile on the tyres you can fit some other rims, my bike has RG200 rims and the tyres fit great, GSXR250 rims are good also they have a 2.5” front and 3.0” rear, there is a wee bit of machining to be done at each end as the front bearings don’t fit the fxr axle and the rear disk has to be moved inwards aprox 10mm. Usually the slicks we run on F4 or Buckets are used RS125 tyres which are relatively cheap but sometimes hard to find. A 15hp bike doesn’t exactly eat tyres like a 50hp bike so they last for ages, if they are a bit hard you can borrow a grooving tool and cut some groves in the tyre, this makes them heat up more, also it makes you feel better about riding with slicks in the rain
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 10, 2015 | Motorcycles
Mar 27, 2010 | 2004 Honda VTR 1000 F Firestorm
May 21, 2009 | 2003 Yamaha YZ 125
Apr 04, 2009 | 1997 Honda CBR 900 RR Fireblade
Dec 02, 2008 | Quinny Buzz Jogger
Nov 10, 2008 | 2002 TM Racing E 300
Nov 10, 2008 | 2002 KTM SX 400 Racing
Nov 10, 2008 | 2000 KTM MXC 400 Racing
Nov 10, 2008 | 2000 KTM Exc-Racing E 400
Nov 10, 2008 | 2003 CCM 604 DS Supermoto
224 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: