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Hi guys,
The Stock tire size on a 98 is 120/60/17 front and 170/60/17 right?, well what do you think would happen if I go to a 120/70 on the front and a 180/55 on the rear?. I ask this because they don't offer the NEW 208R's in the 120/65 front size, so I would have to go with a 120/70. if it will affect alot, please tell me what I could do so I won't have stability problems and such. Thanks

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i don't know about the back tire, but the front just increases high speed handling. i got my D208 in the 120/70, and the difference isn't that big. most of the race teams use 120/70's anyway i think.
 

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The 70 in the front will raise the front end about 6mm. It will slow down your turn in. You can compensate for it by lowering the forks. The 180/55 in the back is actually shorter than the 170 by about 3mm which will again slow turn in. It you put that combination on without adjusting the suspension to compensate it will feel much less nimble.
 
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