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Postby hershey » Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:32 am

Hey everyone, I,am posting this thread for a second time. My computer went down and lost last replies. I need to purchase a new dunlop K81 410-19 tire. Where is the cheapest place I can do so?? Any info will be appreciated. Thanks Hershey :D

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Re: Dunlop tires

Postby cmessenk » Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:35 am

I think "Google" would be a good starting point. I copied / pasted "dunlop K81 410-19 tire" and my search revealed a dozen sites that offer that tire on the first page alone.
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Re: Dunlop tires

Postby Snorton74 » Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:34 am

I have two brand new ones that I'll part with for 150.00 plus shipping. FYI, you can look up your old threads in the search box. It's still back there under same heading.
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Re: Dunlop tires

Postby pete.v » Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:41 am

There is nothing exotic about the dunlop K81 410-19 tire. Any motorcycle parts store will have them on the rack or can easily get them in a day or two. Everybody has them. It pays to shop.

I think it is more important to get a fresh tire than to be concerned where it's made. Check the build code to make sure it is fresh.
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Re: Dunlop tires

Postby BillT » Sun Nov 25, 2012 12:21 pm

I switched from Dunlop to Avon. That center groove on the Dunlop liked to follow tar snakes and tarmac seams, and made crossing drawbridges (we have a lot of them down here) a real adventure - the tire would jump from grate to grate as the groove caught on the rib of the grate.

The Roadriders, with their modern tread pattern, don't have that issue.
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Re: Dunlop tires

Postby J.A.W. » Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:27 pm

Funny, I have experienced that same K81/TT 100 phenomenon, esp`when new, made me check my wheel alignment...got better as it wore, but was enough to choose a different tyre for replacement.

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Re: Dunlop tires

Postby geo46er » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:51 pm

A friend of mine recommended American Motorcycle Tire to me awhile back, they seem to have decent prices and they do carry the vintage Dunlop style.



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