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    List your Tyre's that fit a firebird 650b conversion

    As i needed to order my tyre's from the states as availability at the mo in oz is limited its a risk knowing what tyre's will and won't fit.
    So lets take the guess work and hrs of web browsing trying to find out what tyre's will or won't fit.

    List the frame,tyre angle set and forks and rims you are using and clearance .

    Frame: 2009 small firebird

    Rims: Stans flow ex 650b

    Forks: 2009 Fox Float 36 160mm

    Angleset: None yet will when I see what others are using

    Tyre's: Pacenti neo moto 2.3 on rear and front

    Clearance : rear 5mm. front 10mm no rubbing on crown when air was fully released

    Lets keep this simple no debate over what wheel, tyres are better just what fits
    Last edited by gazza007; 05-18-2013 at 08:32 PM.

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    Here's the tires we have tested with FB 2012 model
    All tires were size 2.25-2.30

    Hans Dampf
    Nobby Nic
    Onza Ibex FR
    Kenda Nevegal

    Angleset was 1,5

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    I forgot Maxxis Ardent

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macharza View Post

    Hans Dampf
    Angleset was 1,5
    HD? On the rear? If that fits than anything will fit
    What was the clearance like with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugor View Post
    HD? On the rear? If that fits than anything will fit
    What was the clearance like with that?
    Yes HD fits and the clearance was about 5 mm.
    I think HD is lower at size 650B

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    Maxxis Ardent 2.25 clearance is like 1mm with a 2010 medium firebird (the older version with 135mm rear axel). What Maxxis Ardent size did you try?

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    Sorry, we didn't try Ardent on rear, because I think it's a front wheel tire.
    And the size was 2.25 EXO

    I have the new model with 142mm rear axel, do they differ?
    Because it's sound strange, that you have only 1 mm clearance

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    Maxxis highroller ll 2.3 won't fit a 2009 135 axle just rubs but ok on front.

    Anyone else find the neo motos side walls paper thin. It's the first tyre I've ripped a hole in the side and looking how thin the walls are I'm not surprised.

    It's a shame as their an awesome tyre and they fit the frame perfect.

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