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post #1 of 19 Old 04-04-2006, 04:13 AM Thread Starter
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My father and brother in law and I went in on this a couple months ago. I finally ordered some Pilot powers for the 9'r. Finally got to use the tire changer. Man is this nice....
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Plus it's nice not having to wait 2 weeks for the dealer to change a tire....

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Wait until the word gets around that you have a professional grade tire changer. Hummm... extra side $$ for additional mods.?

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We're kinda keeping it hush, hush.....lol...For now...

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That rocks!

I say $crew the dealer for tire changes also. Guess the next best thing to having your own machine is the private shop guy I know just across the river from my house that does it same day for $20 a wheel.

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Adam just invited me over next time I need new tires...he just doesn't know it yet.

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I need new tires on my truck! On my way over Adam!




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Hell, come on over, we'll just have a tire party......

I just put on some pilot sports, man do they feel a lot softer than the Dunlop's 208s. I'm thinking they won't last as long......

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They last around 3000-3500 miles on my 954

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Hell, come on over, we'll just have a tire party......

I just put on some pilot sports, man do they feel a lot softer than the Dunlop's 208s. I'm thinking they won't last as long......
Please tell us that's a typo and they're actually Pilot Powers!!

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Yea, my bad, I meant pilot powers!!!!!

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Well in that case I have 2300 miles on mine with one trackday and they are still plenty good.

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That's good to hear, Thanks for the info. I could get well over 8k on my dunlop's. But that was just striaght riding. No curves. I was very impress on how long they lasted.....With my new job, i'll have about 5 or 6 curves to mess with....Yee Haw!!!!

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That's good to hear, Thanks for the info. I could get well over 8k on my dunlop's. But that was just striaght riding. No curves. I was very impress on how long they lasted.....With my new job, i'll have about 5 or 6 curves to mess with....Yee Haw!!!!

8k and no curves?!? How do you stay sane????




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Welcome to Northern Indiana!!!! I'm not sure how I did. Oh, the fact that I was getting great milage on the bike and saving a ton of money durring the 3.00 dollar a gallon thing....

And let's not forget about the bike getting on one wheel from time to time....

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My hubby wants one of those tire changers.
Maybe "Santa" will let him have one this year.

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Good find Dark8! I bet I can get a couple of my buds to go in on that.

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Yea, I like that set up too!!! Looks like it would do the job with no problems. Harborfreight is your friend!!!

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