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Hello,

Will a 190 tire fit on the back of a 92 ZX-7. Wondering if it would work well and if it would fit. I'd like the chunkier/beefier look and a bit more grip! The bike is all done with full Muzzy and 2mm overbore kit...etc.

Please and thanks,

RJS
 

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I have one on my 90 ZX7. I am in need of new tires and everyone keeps telling me to stick with the stock sizes (170).
 

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it will "fit"...but the 190 size tires are really built/shaped for a 6" rim....the 95 and older zx7's have a 5.5". it will impact the turning feel of the bike.

5" rim a 170 is in general the optimum width.
 

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Chunkier and beefier look yes! more grip? practically none extra in a straight line.....and even less when leaning....only real extra grip is the placebo effect confidence it will give you....

170 for 5 inch rims,
180 for 5.5,
and 190 for 6,

thats the best there is and nobody should think of going larger for performance reasons....
 

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Why not go with 6" inch wheel from 96+

With about $10 of machining you can have the larger wheel and the 190 tire. Remove the lower brake brace and kit out the rear brake mount and you can go with (OMG!) a 200 and still have adequate clearance......
There is nothing a good machinist can't help you with.

Gee then there is the old upgraded swingarm question....that is another story for another day.
 

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I'm probably a little late, but i have a 92 zx7r and it'll fit a 190 just fine. you loose a little handling, (meaning you have to work harder to lay it over for cornering) but it feels and rides great!
 
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