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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 06-14-2014, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Tire recommendation for KZ440

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Ok I'll bite...Whats a "Shinko?"

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Re: Tire recommendation for KZ440

When I bought my bike it had the spitfires on it, they seem to be okay and I like the look they have on top of that.
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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 07-30-2017, 08:23 AM
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Of course the manufacture recommends tires with tubes for your bike.

I have the same bike. 1983 KZ440 LTD. My front wheel does say tubeless on it, but the rear wheel does NOT. My local dealer says to stick with tube tires and tubes, just the way it came from the factory. There is some reason whey Kawasaki did not install tubeless tires on these bikes.

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FWIW, the local Kaw dealer installed S11 front 90/90/19 and S11 rear 130/90/16 on mine. They're Spitfires, and I've found them to be OK. They seem sticky enough for my purposes, but I no longer ride hard and long.
That is what my wife tells me.

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Oh crap. I fell for the dragging up the dead thread trick.

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