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    New Shinko 241 up front.

    Well the stock death wing gave me a big scare a week ago so searched and read a bunch on this great site. I ended up with a Shinko 241. Gave it a decent workout today and im happy with my choice. Wish i did it sooner.

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    I think the only tire worse than the stocker would be a racing slick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scotti158 View Post
    I think the only tire worse than the stocker would be a racing slick.
    The only thing worse off road than the stocker is a stocker with 6000 miles on it.



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    I used to run the Bridgestone 203 street tire off road and its better than the stock front tire.

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    I just put 9 hours off road this weekend. TW now has 400 miles. From what I've read and experienced I'm also considering the Shinko 241. Is the 4/18 size that will fit a 2017? Do these tires need a tube or are they tubeless?

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    Make sure you get the tube version - it's a combination of tire construction, and the rim you're fitting it to - the TW rims are built for tubed tires only .....
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    Yes, 4.00/18. Do it now, not 4,000 miles from now like I did. I think they only come in a tube version.
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    All the scratches on my 06 are due to the Death Wing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caceder View Post
    I just put 9 hours off road this weekend. TW now has 400 miles. From what I've read and experienced I'm also considering the Shinko 241. Is the 4/18 size that will fit a 2017? Do these tires need a tube or are they tubeless?
    Many here have had good results with the Shinko 241. I put the 5.10 on two of mine and liked them just fine. Yes on the tube and most wheels with spokes do require tubes. For the very best results and even wear I recommend the use of Ride On tire balance and puncture protective fluid. It remains a liquid inside and maintains the true balance over the life of the tire unlike the standard wheel weights that can fly off or require constant re adjusting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Purple View Post
    Make sure you get the tube version - it's a combination of tire construction, and the rim you're fitting it to - the TW rims are built for tubed tires only .....
    Any way to check after it's mounted, I just had a 241 mounted and this is the first I'm hearing of 2 versions. Had them balanced and installed but swear the front isn't balanced perfectly still.
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