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    Spearfish tire clearance

    Hi all,

    I have read through the forums, searched, and discussed this a bit on the Spearfish Facebook page but still cannot find an answer.

    I wonder what size tires folks have been able to fit in the rear? I'd like to try a Hans Dampf 2.35 or a Trail King 2.2. In the rear, the lateral clearance looks good but the vertical clearance is questionable, i.e. there's not a ton of room left in there with stock 2.2 X King. Clearance on the front looks fine.

    So, please let me know what tires you've been able to fit. Thanks

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    Spearfish tire clearance

    Slant six 2.2 and fast rack 2.2 have fit with room to spare. Nevegal 2.2 hit the fd cage.

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    Nevegal 2.2 is huge. As is the new Honey Badger 2.2. I can't run either in my 2011 El Mariachi Ti, which sucks because they are both readily available, decent tires that can be had for cheap on ebay. I must note that Im still running 3x9 and the FD cage sticks out beyond the right chainstay a bit, which limits me a little more than if my drivetrain were not so 2009.

    Does anyone else think Kenda tires have bigger casings than their sizes indicate? A 2.2 Honey Badger was quite a bit wider than a 2.4 Ardent.

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    Thanks for the replies so far. On the FB page a member posted a pic of a Hans Dampf in the rear with plenty of vertical clearance--lateral clearance does not seem to be an issue.

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    I've got Racing Ralph 2.4 and a good 1/2 or mroe clearance on each side. It has plenty of clearance.

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    Thanks. Is this on the rear and the front?

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    rear of course

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    Just making sure--thanks.

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